ATTRACTIONS

The Mount Washington Valley and North Conway region offer an abundance of outdoor activities, attractions, and scenic vistas encompassed by the natural splendor of towering mountain peaks, rambling rivers, bubbling streams and wildlife in a purely pristine environment. Nowhere else in NewEngland can you experience such diversification, from alpine arctic conditions above treeline on Mount Washington to lake shorelines, hiking trails and activities for all seasons.

SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL

STORYLAND
(Tickets are available at Attitash Motel and Attitash Mountain Village’s Front Desk).
From Rides to attractions and shows, welcome to Story land … where fairytales and children stories come to life. Experience 21 family-friendly rides designed for a shared experience, so parents and their children can all ride together. And new for 2014 is the Roar-O-Sarous. The new coaster, designed and built for StoryLand’s unique natural setting, will be the only wooden roller coaster of its kind in northern New England. “Roar-O-Saurus” is the major component of StoryLand’s new Dinosaur themed section of the park.Visit storylandnh.com

Attitash Motel and Storyland Stay and Play packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


MOUNT WASHINGTON AUTO ROAD
The most spectacular eight miles of driving in New Hampshire can be found in only one place-on the Mt. Washington Auto Road. This amazing ride to the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak will reveal views that have to be seen to be believed—ridgeline after ridgeline, in an ever changing show of light, clouds and colors. The timeless and dramatic beauty of the Presidential Range is yours to enjoy when you drive your own car or take a comfortable, guided tour. NEW this year – ALL guided tours are two hours in length giving you a full hour on top to explore the summit buildings and environment. This ride will leave you with breathtaking memories (and pictures) that will be enjoyed for a lifetime.
Visit mtwashingtonautoroad.com

Attitash Motel and Mount Washington Auto road Stay and Play packagesare available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


GREAT GLEN TRAILS
Experience nature and wildlife at its very best – Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is New Hampshire’s most family friendly summer fun headquarters! Enjoy true quality time with your family while biking,running or walking on our beautiful trail system, all in the most magnificent setting you can imagine at the base of Mt. Washington, surrounded by the Presidential Range. Join us for one of our many events or just enjoy a picnic by the pond in a field of wildflowers. For something completely different and exciting,try a kayaking experience suited just to your taste and ability…and the Glen View Café offers hearty and delicious food choices with the best views in the state. Visit greatglentrails.com

Attitash Motel and Great Glen Trails Stay and Play packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


MOUNT WASHINGTON OBSERVATORY’S WEATHER DISCOVER CENTER
The Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center is an interactive science museum that brings the wonder of the atmosphere right to your fingertips! Explore the science of climate and weather through fun, interactive exhibits like our air cannon, flow tank and wind room. Plus, meet and interact with the hardy observers living and working in our summit weather station through a twice daily live video link.
Visit mountwashington.org


CONWAY SCENIC RAILROAD
Enjoy an old-fashioned railroading experience as you journey on historic rail routes in vintage passenger cars from our 1874 train station in North Conway Village to either Conway orBartlett and back again during the winter months with departures at 11:30 and1:30 Saturday & Sunday. Come spring,summer and fall, travel through Crawford Notch and the mountains. Visit conwayscenicrailroad.com

Attitash Motel and Conway Scenic Railroad Stay and Play packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


COG RAILROAD
The beauty of the mountains and the thrill of ascending the Northeast’s highest peak are just as enchanting today as they were in 1869, when Sylvester Marsh opened the world’s first mountain-climbing railroad on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington.

Nearly 150 years later, the Mount Washington Cog Railway continues to provide a sense of adventure and history as it carries passengers up a 3-mile-long trestle and the steepest railroad tracks in North America to the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington. There, visitors can take in the spectacular panoramic view, spanning the mountains and valleys of New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont, north into Canada, and east to the Atlantic Ocean.
Visit thecog.com

Attitash Motel and Cog Railroad Stay and Play packages are available,call 800.862.1600 for details.


SANTA’s VILLAGE
Santa’s Village, located in Jefferson N.H.,is a place of dreams and wishes where the North Pole and children’s imaginations come to fruition. As soon as you enter Santa’s Village, you have entered into a world of hopes, wish lists, laughter and joy for the whole family.Visit santasvillage.com

Attitash Motel and Santa’s Village Stay and Play packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.

 

WINTER

ATTITASH
(Tickets are available at Attitash Motel and Attitash Mountain Village’s Front Desk)
Attitash Ski Resort is more than just a ski area; it is the essence of skiing, snowboarding, and winter lifestyle. With 11 lifts; to include two detachable quads, Attitash Mountain Resort offers 67 trails across two big, inner connected mountains that combine traditional New England runs and challenging terrain with modern, wide-open cruisers suited for all abilities. There are also acres of glades and tree skiing and one of New Hampshire’s original progressive freestyle terrain parks. Visit attitash.com

Attitash Motel and Attitash Ski and Stay packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


WILDCAT MOUNTAIN

(Tickets are available at Attitash Motel and Attitash Mountain Village’s Front Desk)
Wildcat Mountain Ski Area is located on Wildcat Mountain near Jackson, New Hampshire with a vertical drop of 2,112 feet – the second largest in New Hampshire and the ninth largest in New England. Wildcat is one of the best-known alpine skiing resorts in New England, with 50 trails on 225 acres, including the nearly 3 mile Polecat Trail — the longest ski trail in New Hampshire. Wildcat Mountain has 1 Summit Quad Chairlift, and 3 Triple Chairlifts.
Visit skiwildcat.com

Attitash Motel and Wildcat Ski and Stay packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


CRANMORE MOUNTAIN

(Tickets are available at Attitash Motel and Attitash Mountain Village’s Front Desk).
With 54 trails, 1200 vertical feet and 200+ acres of terrain, Cranmore Mountain is located in the heart of North Conway and has been entertaining families for over 75 years with fun and festive winter activities. New for this winter is a BR 350 snow groomer and improvements to the snowmaking system to include 45 new high-efficiency tower snow guns. Other recent improvements include replacing the historic East Double Chair with a triple chairlift. For those looking to try something different, the Soaring Eagle Zipline, Mountain Coaster and Giant Swing operate all winter. Guests can enjoy Cranapalooza, with night skiing, tubing, live music, and a variety of fun family activities every Saturday night and most holiday periods.
Visit www.cranmore.com

Attitash Motel and Attitash Ski and Stay packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


BEAR NOTCH SKI TOURING CENTER
(Tickets are available at Attitash Motel and Attitash Mountain Village’s Front Desk)
Cross country skiing and snowshoeing is based out of a 200 year-old farmhouse base lodge, with services including a rental and demo shop, ski shop, lessons, eatery with homemade bread and soups, and customized guided tours with on-staff naturalists. Groomed trails lead to lodging, restaurants, pristine waterfalls, riverside views, picturesque open meadows and trailside picnic tables.
Visit bearnotchskitouring.com

Attitash Motel and Bear Notch Ski Touring Center Ski and Stay packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


MOUNT WASHINGTON AUTO ROAD: Snow Coach
Winter brings a whole new set of sights and sounds to the Mount Washington Auto Road: the crisp mountain air, the crystal blue skies, the soft crunch of new snow. And, the best way to see them is the one-of-a-kind Snow Coach. A specially constructed all-wheel drive and unique 4-track system allows the 9-passenger Snow Coach to deliver you to the world above tree line for a truly unforgettable experience. For the adventurer in you, the Snow Coach gives you the option to cross country ski, telemark ski or snowshoe down the Auto Road.

Snow Coach tours are approximately 1¼ hour long and depart daily from December through March from Great Glen Trails’ base lodge at the base of Mt. Washington on a first come, first served basis. Operating hours are approximately 8:30 am to 3:30 pm (shorter hours 8:30-2:30 early in the season), depending on weather and snow conditions.
Visit mtwashingtonautoroad.com

Attitash Motel and Mount Washington Auto Road packages are available, call 800.862.1600 for details.


GREAT GLEN TRAILS
(Complimentary tickets are available at the Front Desk)
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is New Hampshire’s most family friendly winter fun headquarters. More than 45 kilometers of trails offers classic and skate X-C skiing, as well as snow tubing and snowshoeing in the heart of winter’s most magnificent setting. New for the 2013/2014 winter season, if it’s your first time purchasing a season pass it’s 50% off! As always kids 17 & under get FREE season passes when their parent or guardian purchases one.
Visit greatglentrails.com