North Conway is a small, yet very charming city that is located in the state of New Hampshire, with a population of 2349 residents, as of the 2010 census. A year round resort area, North Conway is the largest village within the town of Conway, which is bounded on the east by the Maine state line. North Conway has become an ideal holiday destination, for tourists who want to spend their short vacations or weekend getaways here. North Conway has a lot of wonderful attractions in and around the city to offer its tourists.
Top Attractions Within North Conway
White Mountain National Forest is the place in North Conway, where you can enjoy the beauties of nature. The National Forest has many hiking and biking trails that will offer you breathtaking views. Because of its beauty, its proximity to the major metropolitan areas, its 1200 miles of hiking trails, 23 campgrounds, and the presence of a large number of ski areas within or near its boundaries, the National Forest is one of the most visited outdoor recreation sites east of Mississippi.
The Kancamagus Highway is a beautiful drive and is one of the most spectacular sections of the White Mountains Trail. The Kanc, as it is locally known, crosses the White Mountain National Forest, the flank of Mt. Kancamagus, and it climbs to nearly 3000 feet in the process. Tourists are provided with a breathtaking view of the mountains and the forest. Along the length are numerous hiking trails and scenic areas.
Mount Washington Observatory is an education institution, where children and adults alike can learn more interesting information on the weather conditions and on the climate of our planet. You can take a look at how the specialists measure the weather and they can even help you predict the weather. Aside from the Observatory, you can also visit the Museum, with displays that exhibit the mountain life and work on the summit, as well as the natural and human history of Mount Washington and North Cornway.