Winter Wonderland: North Conway in January

December 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — buttonwood @ 9:34 pm
a scenic winter view in North Conway

The new year is closing in quickly, which means that if you haven’t already, you should begin finalizing your travel plans for 2024! And if you’re looking for a destination to visit in January to kick off your new chapter, you should look no further than North Conway, NH. The region is simply spectacular during the wintery months of the year, and there’s no shortage of fun to be had, sights to be seen, and memories to be made! Continue reading below to learn more about why you and your loved ones shouldn’t hesitate to head up to North Conway this January; just staying at your favorite bed and breakfast will make the trip worth it!

Why Visit North Conway in January?

Any bias aside, the North Conway region is perhaps one of the most beautiful places in the entire New England region during January—and if you’re a fan of snowy, chilly weather, you’ll feel right at home! This beautiful mountain town is a year-round destination, but winter is by far one of the best seasons to visit, as you’ll have no shortage of things to do. Just be sure to pack some warm clothes! Check out just a few of these exciting winter activities during your visit:


When you visit North Conway, you’re within close proximity of several awesome ski slopes and mountain resorts, meaning that if you’re an avid skier or snowboarder, you’ve got plenty of great options to pick from! The breathtaking scenery and well-groomed trails make it a haven for both beginners and seasoned veterans.

Ice Skating

There’s perhaps no better family-friendly winter activity than ice skating; and what’s better than enjoying an authentic ice rink that allows you to enjoy the gorgeous mountain views of the region? Schouler Park outside the Conway Scenic Railroad Station (which is another great way to spend time in itself) offers events year-round, but January is certainly the best time to stop by!


Snowmobiling is one of the absolute best North Conway winter activities! Bear Notch has a 50-mile trail system that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, but you have numerous other options too. With rentals and professionally guided tours available, you’re certain to have an epic adventure!


There are several awesome hiking spots in the area, so pack your bag and grab your best pair of boots before hitting the trail! There are plenty of easy trails throughout the White Mountains, so whether you want something leisurely or challenging, you’re all set. And if you’d prefer to wear snowshoes, there are numerous snowshoeing tours available!

Great Food

North Conway is home to some of the region’s finest local restaurants, pubs, and breweries. During your downtime, you shouldn’t hesitate to step away for a bite to eat or something to drink; the food is superb year-round, but especially during the colder months!

Enjoy a Warm Hearth at Your Favorite Bed & Breakfast

Of course, you’ll need a warm bed, a roaring fireplace, and a hot meal every night you’re visiting North Conway—which is why you should be sure to book a stay at a bed and breakfast in the region! The Buttonwood Inn offers several different packages to help accommodate you and your loved ones’ stay. There’s no better peace of mind than knowing you’ll wake up in a cozy bed and have a hearty breakfast prepared for you before you go and kick off your fun!

About the Buttonwood Inn

Nestled in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Buttonwood Inn on Mt. Surprise has proudly served guests and visitors of North Conway for several years. They’re excited to offer guests a wide variety of packages—if you stay for at least two nights, you’ll have free access to over 40 km of ski and snowshoe trails! They also offer other exciting deals, including their romance package and personalized group retreats. If you have any questions about the blog or you’d like to get in touch with them to set up your next stay, feel welcome to visit their website or give them a call for additional information. Telephone: (603) 810-0642.

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