How to Find Us …
These six White Mountain Nordic ski centers are within minutes of one another and conveniently located to many other winter activities including snowtubing, downhill skiing, ice skating, winter sightseeing on Mt. Washington, horse-drawn sleigh rides, massages, health clubs, tax free shopping at name brand outlets and a number of unique craft and gift shops. Four areas (Bear Notch, Jackson, Purity Spring Resort, and Mt. Washington Valley) are located within fifteen minutes from North Conway Village. Bretton Woods and Great Glen are about 30 minutes from the Village.
You’ll find a wide selection of lodging properties including small intimate B&Bs, award-winning country inns, hostels, motels, condos, resorts and grand hotels some of which may be located trailside. Dining options include casual cafes to fine dining as well as many ethnic choices. Many area pubs and lounges offer apres-ski entertainment and dining specials.
Whether you are looking for a destination with something for everyone in the family or a romantic getaway with all the luxuries, you’ll find it surrounding these six White Mountain Nordic centers.
Approximate Mileages …
Boston, MA – 130 miles
Burlington, VT – 150 miles
Canadian Border – 125 miles
Hartford, CT – 235 miles
Manchester, NH – 105 miles
Montreal, PQ – 245 miles
New York City – 345 miles
Ottawa, ON – 335 miles
Portsmouth, NH – 75 miles
Portland, ME – 60 miles
Providence, RI – 190 miles
Washington, DC – 540 miles
By Air …
Air service is available into the following airports:
- Portland, Maine (70 miles)
- Manchester, NH ( 115 miles)
- Boston, MA (140 miles)
- Burlington, VT (140 miles)
By Bus …
Concord Trailways offers service from Logan Airport and South Station in Boston to Conway just south of Route 153 and the Glen Ledge Corner Store located on Route 16, just one mile south of the Jackson Covered Bridge on Route 16. Generally advance arrangements can be made with your lodging property for pick up. There are many trailside lodging properties available for easy trail access.
Sample Directions to North Conway …
Southern approach to North Conway from I-95:
Exit Interstate Route 95 in Portsmouth following signs for the Spaulding Turnpike
and White Mountains. Continue on the Spaulding Turnpike which becomes Route 16. Continue traveling North on Route 16 through Conway to North Conway Village which you will reach in about 2 hours. About 8 miles north of North Conway Village in Glen,
Route 16 will bear to the right towards Jackson. Continue traveling North on Route 16 to get to Jackson Ski Touring and Great Glen Trails. You will see signs for Jackson
about 2.5 miles after this intersection. Enter through the covered bridge or
continue 1/2 mile north and follow signs for Jackson Scenic Loop. For Great Glen Trails, continue traveling on Route 16 to Pinkham Notch.
Southern approach to North Conway From I-93:
Take Exit 35 onto Route 3 North. Follow this road for approximately 10 miles
until it intersects with Route 302 at Twin Mountain. Make a right turn onto Route 302 East and continue past the Mt. Washington Hotel into the National Forest, through Crawford Notch and Glen for about 35 miles. To get to Great Glen Trails or Jackson Ski Touring, in Glen watch for signs for Route 16 North. At the intersection in Glen, turn left and
approximately 2.5 miles north of this intersection you will see the signs for
Jackson. Enter through the covered bridge or continue 1/2 mile north and follow
signs for Jackson Scenic Loop or continue North on Route 16 to Pinkham Notch.
Northern approach to North Conway From I-93:
Get off at Exit 40 (Bethlehem) and follow Route 302 East (your only choice). Go
through the town of Bethlehem following signs for Twin Mountain and Bretton Woods where you will pass the Mt. Washington Hotel on your left. Continuet traveling east on Route 302 through Crawford Notch and Bartlett to North Conway Village. To get to Great Glen Trails or Jackson Ski Touring, in Glen watch for signs for Route 16 North. At the intersection in Glen, turn left and approximately 2.5 miles north of this intersection you will see the signs for Jackson. Enter through the covered bridge or continue 1/2 mile north and follow signs for Jackson Scenic Loop or continue North on Route 16 to Pinkham Notch.