Best valleys in White Mountains

Check out the top valleys in White Mountains, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
1. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
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20 local reviews
Cathedral Ledge Lookout, Bartlett
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
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Paul
The 700-foot Cathedral Ledge which towers over Echo Lake State Park has a mile-long auto road and hiking…
Debbie
It's great to be at the top of Cathedral Ledge and see the whole valley. You might even catch of glimpse of…
Mark
Drive up to this lookout. Park and walk a very short way in to get a bird's eye view of the valley looking…
1. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
1. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
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20 local reviews
Cathedral Ledge Lookout, Bartlett
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
Paul
Paul
The 700-foot Cathedral Ledge which towers over Echo Lake State Park has a mile-long auto road and hiking trails that lead to the top of…
Debbie
Debbie
It's great to be at the top of Cathedral Ledge and see the whole valley. You might even catch of glimpse of rock climbers making their way…
Mark
Mark
Drive up to this lookout. Park and walk a very short way in to get a bird's eye view of the valley looking toward Cranmore Mountain and up…
2. Conway Scenic Railroad
2. Conway Scenic Railroad
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54 local reviews
38 Norcross Cir, Conway
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:30 AM
+1 603-356-5251
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Paul
Fun for the whole family! - Vintage, restored locomotives & train cars - Two Valley Train routes, one Notch…
Rebecca & Bradford
Surrounded by 780,000 acres of White Mountain National Forest, the Mount Washington Valley offers…
Melissa
Whether you choose one of the Valley routes to Conway or Bartlett, or the legendary Crawford Notch excursion,…
2. Conway Scenic Railroad
2. Conway Scenic Railroad
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54 local reviews
38 Norcross Cir, Conway
Closed · Opens Saturday 10:30 AM
+1 603-356-5251
Paul
Paul
Fun for the whole family! - Vintage, restored locomotives & train cars - Two Valley Train routes, one Notch Train - Choice of seating:…
Rebecca & Bradford
Rebecca & Bradford
Surrounded by 780,000 acres of White Mountain National Forest, the Mount Washington Valley offers spectacular scenery, family…
Melissa
Melissa
Whether you choose one of the Valley routes to Conway or Bartlett, or the legendary Crawford Notch excursion, this is a journey back in time…
3. White Mountain Cider Co
3. White Mountain Cider Co
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35 local reviews
207 U.S. 302, Bartlett
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:30 AM
+1 603-383-9061
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Monica
Best food we have eaten in the Valley and it is just down the road. You will need reservations.
Catherine
Basically the best food in the Valley. Foodie scene. Fabulous curated cocktails too. A MUST.
Brette
One of the best restaurants in the valley.
3. White Mountain Cider Co
3. White Mountain Cider Co
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35 local reviews
207 U.S. 302, Bartlett
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:30 AM
+1 603-383-9061
Monica
Monica
Best food we have eaten in the Valley and it is just down the road. You will need reservations.
Catherine
Catherine
Basically the best food in the Valley. Foodie scene. Fabulous curated cocktails too. A MUST.
Brette
Brette
One of the best restaurants in the valley.
4. Waterville Valley
4. Waterville Valley
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9 local reviews
Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley
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Claudia
The 12 mile drive to Waterville Valley along route 49 has many scenic views of the Mad River and surrounding…
Elizabeth
Town Square in Waterville Valley has a few cute shops and restaurants. They also offer bike rentals,…
Lindsay And Brian
Waterville Valley (less than an hour from the house) is known for downhill skiing but has adventure activities…
4. Waterville Valley
4. Waterville Valley
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9 local reviews
Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley
Claudia
Claudia
The 12 mile drive to Waterville Valley along route 49 has many scenic views of the Mad River and surrounding mountains (Welch & Dickey the…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Town Square in Waterville Valley has a few cute shops and restaurants. They also offer bike rentals, lift-accessed mountain biking on Snow's…
Lindsay And Brian
Lindsay And Brian
Waterville Valley (less than an hour from the house) is known for downhill skiing but has adventure activities year round.
5. Waterville Valley Resort
5. Waterville Valley Resort
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27 local reviews
1 Ski Area Road, Waterville Valley
Open · Closes 3:45 PM
+1 603-236-8311
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Annette
It's a short drive into Waterville Valley the birthplace to Freestyle Skiing. Enjoy being completely…
Michael
Wateville Valley ski area
5. Waterville Valley Resort
5. Waterville Valley Resort
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27 local reviews
1 Ski Area Road, Waterville Valley
Open · Closes 3:45 PM
+1 603-236-8311
Annette
Annette
It's a short drive into Waterville Valley the birthplace to Freestyle Skiing. Enjoy being completely surrounded by the mountains. Visit…
Michael
Michael
Wateville Valley ski area
6. Attitash Mountain Resort
6. Attitash Mountain Resort
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59 local reviews
775 US-302, Bartlett
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 800-223-7669
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Staci
Offering 67 trails across two, big connected mountains that combine traditional New England runs and…
Chelsea
In the winter, they have 68 trails and 11 lifts. Great location very close to the heart of North Conway. In…
6. Attitash Mountain Resort
6. Attitash Mountain Resort
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59 local reviews
775 US-302, Bartlett
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 800-223-7669
Staci
Staci
Offering 67 trails across two, big connected mountains that combine traditional New England runs and challenging terrain with modern,…
Chelsea
Chelsea
In the winter, they have 68 trails and 11 lifts. Great location very close to the heart of North Conway. In the summer months, you'll…
7. Echo Lake State Park
7. Echo Lake State Park
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28 local reviews
68 Echo Lake Road, Conway
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 603-356-2672
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Jason
Echo Lake State Park is a great place to take the family for a swim and picnic. A scenic trail around the lake…
Dave, Sagar & Prashant
From the park website "Echo Lake State Park is a great place to take the family for a swim and picnic. A…
7. Echo Lake State Park
7. Echo Lake State Park
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28 local reviews
68 Echo Lake Road, Conway
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 603-356-2672
Jason
Jason
Echo Lake State Park is a great place to take the family for a swim and picnic. A scenic trail around the lake provides great views of…
Dave, Sagar & Prashant
Dave, Sagar & Prashant
From the park website "Echo Lake State Park is a great place to take the family for a swim and picnic. A scenic trail around the lake…
8. Shovel Handle Pub
8. Shovel Handle Pub
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12 local reviews
357 Black Mountain Road, Jackson
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+1 603-383-8916
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Sue
The Shovel Handle Pub has been a favorite of locals and tourists for decades and offers Yankee style cuisine…
Shauna
This is my favorite place to eat in The Valley. It’s beautifully sited on the edge of Black Mountain Ski Area…
8. Shovel Handle Pub
8. Shovel Handle Pub
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12 local reviews
357 Black Mountain Road, Jackson
Closed · Opens Friday 5:00 PM
+1 603-383-8916
Sue
Sue
The Shovel Handle Pub has been a favorite of locals and tourists for decades and offers Yankee style cuisine to compliment the rustic charm…
Shauna
Shauna
This is my favorite place to eat in The Valley. It’s beautifully sited on the edge of Black Mountain Ski Area and has a really wonderful…
9. Thompson House Eatery
9. Thompson House Eatery
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8 local reviews
193 Main St, Jackson
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
(603) 383-9341
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Patti
This is the best restaurant in the valley in our opinion. They grow a lot of their food in their own gardens…
Jim
New owners - wonderful farm to table menu. One of the best restaurants in the Valley if you have a special…
9. Thompson House Eatery
9. Thompson House Eatery
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8 local reviews
193 Main St, Jackson
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
(603) 383-9341
Patti
Patti
This is the best restaurant in the valley in our opinion. They grow a lot of their food in their own gardens and what they dont' grow they…
Jim
Jim
New owners - wonderful farm to table menu. One of the best restaurants in the Valley if you have a special occasion or just want to splurge…
10. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
10. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
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3 local reviews
2251 White Mountain Hwy, Conway
Closed · Opens Sunday 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 800-752-2538
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Katie
The restaurant can accommodate large walk in groups for a buffet breakfast, and has a great view of the…
10. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
10. Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
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3 local reviews
2251 White Mountain Hwy, Conway
Closed · Opens Sunday 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 800-752-2538
Katie
Katie
The restaurant can accommodate large walk in groups for a buffet breakfast, and has a great view of the valley.
11. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
11. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
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5 local reviews
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Jennifer
Drive up to the Cathedral Ledge lookout and you'll find some of the best views of the Mt. Washington Valley…
Chelsea
Drive or hike up to Cathedral Ledge for the most stunning views of the valley!
11. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
11. Cathedral Ledge Lookout
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5 local reviews
Jennifer
Jennifer
Drive up to the Cathedral Ledge lookout and you'll find some of the best views of the Mt. Washington Valley and North Conway. During the…
Chelsea
Chelsea
Drive or hike up to Cathedral Ledge for the most stunning views of the valley!