Echo Lake State Park is a popular spot for family recreation. It features a scenic trail surrounding the lake, as well as hiking and rock climbing amenities to White Horse and Cathedral ledges. The view from the top of the Cathedral ledge overlooking the Saco River Valley is mind-blowing. Some of the popular activities in this park include fishing, hiking, swimming and boating (boats without motors). It is a favorite outdoor recreation destination among locals and tourists a like.
Take a challenging hike or drive to the top of Cathedral Ledge, which can be found at a height of 700-foot (213 meters). Overlooking the White Mountains and Saco River Valley, the top boasts of spectacular views of the verdant landscape and is a popular picnic spot among families.
Diana's Baths is a must-visit area for nature lovers. There was a sawmill here and several structures followed the suit. However, once the site became a national forest land, all the structures were bought down. A popular draw in the summer, this oasis features stunning rocks, ledges and cascading falls. The diversity in its landscape attracts kids as well as adults to this place all round the year. Come here to hike, swim and relax on a weekend outing with family or friends.
Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is a fun place to learn about the climate. Their interactive displays will help you understand climatic conditions and weather forecasting better. Some of the popular exhibits here include wind room, air cannon and sail boat pond. Moreover, in October 2019, the center also inaugurated the snowcat theater.
Cranmore Mountain Resort is a ski area in winter and an adventure park in summer. This resort was founded by a local businessman named Harvey Gibson in the year 1937. There are over 200 acres (80 hectares) of terrain and has 54 trails serviced by 9 lifts across different levels of ability. This resort operates as an adventure park in the summer months. Activities like zip lines, summer tubing, bungy trampoline and hiking are carried here during that time of the year. Over the year, this resort has undergone a lot of refurbishment and improvements. It is a popular recreational ground for locals as well as tourists in North Conway.
Kahuna Laguna is set inside the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort. This water park features water slides, a wave pool, an adventure tower, a hot tub for 25 people, an arcade zone and a cafe. Some of the popular attractions of the park include 3-Story Water Slide Tower, Wiki Wave Pool, Aquabrella, Kahuna Basketball Court, Bamboo Bay Adventure Center and many more. This fun-filled place is an ideal spot to enjoy with family and friends.
Stretching over an area of 4.3 square miles (11.13 Square kilometers), North Conway is regarded as Conway's (the town) largest village. It is surrounded by Maine's state line on the east and the White Mountain National Forest covers it in the north and west. A resort area, North Conway's biggest draw lies in its several outlet shops. Some of the popular tourist attractions here include Kancamagus Highway, Cathedral Ledge, Echo Lake State Park, Mount Washington Observatory, Conway Scenic Railroad and many more.
The historic Eastern Slope Inn Resort is an elegant facility constructed in the year 1926. Set on a picturesque 40-acre (16.18-hectare) land along the Saco River, this is an ideal base ground to explore the White Mountains and its surrounding areas in New Hampshire. Enjoy hiking on one of the winding paths through apple orchards down to the river or go skiing on one of the many cross-country ski trails here. Moreover, this luxurious resort also offers guest houses, suites and cottages for accommodation. It is a perfect destination to visit for a weekend trip.
Embark on a historic tour on the Conway Scenic Railroad to get acquainted with the unique culture and enchanting natural beauty of North Conway. This heritage railway operates from the North Conway station between two historic routes, one terminating at Conway, and the other at Fabyan. The main terminal, the North Conway station, is located in the historic downtown area and is housed in an awe-inspiring building that is a part of the National Register of Historic Places.
Schouler Park is a popular neighborhood park. It is used for many local events. It features a garden, sidewalk and sports ground.