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Rainy Day Delights in North Conway and Beyond

North Conway, nestled in the picturesque White Mountains of New Hampshire, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. While its stunning landscapes are often associated with sunny days perfect for hiking, biking, and exploring, rainy weather doesn't dampen the spirit of adventure in this charming town and its surrounding areas. In fact, there's a plethora of activities to enjoy when the skies are gray. So, grab your umbrella and let's delve into some rainy day delights in North Conway and its vicinity.



Visit Indoor Attractions

  • Ryan's Arcade in Settlers Green: Home to over 50 games, Ryan's is a great spot to bring little ones on a rainy day in the Valley. Choose from classic arcade games or a VR adventure, kids will love an afternoon of game play and prizes! 
  • Conway Scenic Railroad: Hop aboard a vintage train and embark on a scenic journey through the valley. Choose from various themed excursions like the "Valley Train" or the "Notch Train," both offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes from the comfort of a historic railcar. Spend a few minutes before and after your ride visiting the on-site railroad museum and gift shop!
  • The Living Shores Aquarium: Located next to Story Land, the Living Shores Aquarium has something to please all ages. From touch pools holding fish, rays, and more, to exhibits with otters and coral reefs, there is something for everyone. Finish the day with lunch at the Bistro Cafe, located right in the Aquarium!



 Indulge in Retail Therapy

  • Settlers Green Outlet Village: With over 60 name-brand outlet stores, Settlers Green is a shopper's paradise. Browse through a wide selection of clothing, footwear, outdoor gear, and home goods while staying dry indoors. 
  • Zeb's General Store: Step back in time and explore this iconic general store, brimming with nostalgia and unique finds. From old-fashioned candies to locally made crafts, Zeb's offers a delightful shopping experience for visitors of all ages.
  • North Conway Village: Home to a multitude of locally-owned stores (including Zeb’s!), there are plenty of stores to spend an afternoon browsing in. From books to clothes, toys, candles, chocolate and candy, artwork & crafts, everyone is sure to find something to enjoy.  



Relax and Recharge

  • Spa Retreats: Treat yourself to a day of pampering and relaxation at one of the area’s luxurious spas. Indulge in massages, facials, and other rejuvenating treatments to melt away stress and tension. 
  • Cozy Cafés and Bookstores: Curl up with a good book from White Birch Books, and a hot cup of coffee at one of the town's charming coffee shops like Frontside or The Met. Let the soothing ambiance and aroma of freshly brewed coffee transport you to a world of literary bliss.


Rainy days in North Conway and the surrounding area need not be dreary. With an array of indoor attractions, creative pursuits, shopping destinations, and culinary experiences to choose from, there's plenty to keep you entertained and inspired, rain or shine. So, the next time the weather forecast calls for showers, embrace the opportunity to explore new adventures and create lasting memories in this scenic mountain town.



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