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North Conway, New Hampshire, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to North Conway?

You should plan to spend around $224 per day on your vacation in North Conway. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $64 on meals
  • $52 on local transportation
  • $249 on hotels

A one week trip to North Conway for two people costs, on average, $3,132. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
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  • One Week For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to North Conway cost?

A one week trip to North Conway usually costs around $1,566 for one person and $3,132 for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to North Conway on average costs around $3,132 for one person and $6,265 for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in North Conway will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to North Conway on average costs around $6,712 for one person and $13,425 for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to North Conway has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is North Conway expensive to visit?

Prices in North Conway are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within North America, which is known to be an expensive region, North Conway is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Panama City or Naples.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is North Conway Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to North Conway?

The average North Conway trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these North Conway travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) $249
Local Transportation 1 $52
Food 2 $64
Entertainment 1 $38
Tips and Handouts 1 $1 - 2
Alcohol 2 $17 - 50
Accommodation Budget in North Conway
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in North Conway is $125. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in North Conway is $249. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in North Conway

Looking for a hotel in North Conway? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in North Conway based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $184. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in North Conway
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in North Conway is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $52 per person, per day, on local transportation in North Conway.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to North Conway
How much does it cost to go to North Conway? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Rental Cars in North Conway
The price of renting a car in North Conway will depends on dates, the type of car, the location, and your age. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all car rental companies.

Food Budget in North Conway
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in North Conway can vary, the average cost of food in North Conway is $64 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in North Conway should cost around $25 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in North Conway is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in North Conway
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in North Conway typically cost an average of $38 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Tips and Handouts Budget in North Conway
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in North Conway is $1.25 per day. The usual amount for a tip in North Conway is 10% - 20%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in North Conway
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $33 on alcoholic beverages in North Conway per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

North Conway On a Budget
North Conway The Kancamagus Highway near North Conway, New Hampshire
North Conway is a small town in New Hampshire in the Mount Washington Valley (MWV). The entire valley is a popular vacation area year-round due to the multiple ski resorts and summer activities including amusement parks, hiking, outdoor activities, and more.
In the winter, popular places to visit include the Cranmore Mountain ski resort, Attitash ski resort (in Bartlett), and the Black Mountain ski resort at the northern end of the valley (near the town of Jackson).

In summer, plenty of sights and activities can be found in the towns in the valley. Check out the popular outlet malls in the area for good bargains on shopping. The quaint town of North Conway is a nice area to stroll around if you're visiting the shops and restaurants in the town.

For a fun outdoor experience, visit Diana's Baths where you can see (and swim in) the beautiful waterfalls coming down the mountain. Or check out the amazing views from Cathedral Ledge.

Mount Washington itself is worth a visit. While hiking is popular, many visitors take the Mount Washington Cog Railway to the top for the historic experience and amazing views.
The Mt. Washington Valley region can driven through in around an hour or less, depending on your destination. Heading north from Conway, you'll first come to the town of North Conway. Cranmore ski resort is just to the east of the town. Continue heading north and then follow the main highway around the curve to the west to get to Attitash Mountain. Or, head north towards Jackson (past Story Land amusement park) to Black Mountain ski resort. Continue along route 16 to the north to reach Mount Washington state park.

A variety of popular activities and things to do in North Conway and Mount Washington Valley should all be on your list if you plan to visit this amazing area.

The Conway Scenic Railroad is a great way to ride the rails, get a historical experience, and have fun for the whole family.

Kids and adults alike love the Story Time amusement park. Other kids activities include visiting the Kahuna Laguna indoor water park, the various laser tag places, and more. Attitash Mountain has a downhill mountain coaster, too.

Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, kayaking, river tubing, fishing, and bird watching are all popular activities in the warmer months, too.

In the winter, skiing and snowboarding are popular at Cranmore Mountain ski resort, Attitash ski resort, Black Mountain ski resort, or Wildcat Mountain ski resort. In the other state park areas, visitors can go snowshoeing, cross country skiing, back country skiing, snowmobiling, or even dogsledding.

As you can see, there's no shortage of activities around the Mount Washington Valley.
Food and Dining
Restaurants and bars can be found in most of the village areas. Grocery stores are also within easy reach.

Popular restaurants in North Conway include Pricilla's, Peach's (for breakfast), Vito Marcello's Italian, Chef's Bistro, and Deacon Street. Several chain and fast food options are also available around the town.

The nearest major airports are in Portland, Maine, and Boston.

North Conway is about 1.5 hours by car from Portland, and 3 hours from Boston.

As with most places in the U.S., a car is highly recommended if you're visiting the North Conway and MWV areas.

However, Concord Coach Lines runs a service from Portland's airport and Boston's airport to the Eastern Slope Inn (located in the center of North Conway).

Once in the villages and ski resort areas, most places can be reached on foot.

We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.

1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.