Treat yourself to a tax-free shopping spree in Mt. Washington Valley. The treasures found throughout each of our quaint villages are the perfect mementos to commemorate your time in the White Mountains.
White Mountain Independents is a thriving community of over 20 local retail businesses in Mt. Washington Valley. Each of these stores offers charming, completely original finds, made by people who care. Support our local businesses by keeping an eye out for the signature blue flags. See all the businesses part of White Mountain Independents here.
Specializing in all things quirky and whimsical, this popular nostalgic general store needs to be on your Mt. Washington Valley bucket list. You’ll find yourself completely enamored by the old-fashioned candy counter, the grand collection of New England specialty foods, and the toys and games reminiscent of another time.
Founded in 1984, the North Conway Christmas Loft beckons you into a world of festive wonder, offering a memorable family experience immersed in delightful holiday decorations. Wander through their life-sized animated New England Christmas Village, engage in conversation with their singing cow companion Bessie and witness Santa soaring overhead—it’s a visual and auditory symphony of the Christmas season.
The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen has been supporting local artists for decades, allowing them to sell their work, hone their skills and generate income. Today there are over 700 juried craftspeople in this league, creating both contemporary and traditional items: baskets and pottery, printmaking and wood, jewelry, quilts, photography and folk art. All pieces are handcrafted with painstaking attention to detail and exceptional creativity.
When you stop by Settlers Green, everything is right at your fingertips. This outlet shopping center is brimming with character, thanks to the local eateries and boutiques found onsite. But there’s also the convenience and comfort of brands you already know and love, such as REI and Columbia. Ideally situated in the heart of North Conway, Settlers Green is a one-stop shop where you can find everything on your wishlist.
Mt. Washington Valley is practically synonymous with skiing. If this winter sport is on your to-do list, make sure to stop by Andes Ski Shop for high-quality equipment and tunings. As a locally owned business, when you shop at Andes, you will receive expert recommendations from a team who knows East Coast skiing like the back of their hand.
Stan & Dan’s Sports started with two skiers who were so passionate about the sport, they turned it into a business. This popular and reliable ski shop carries everything you could ever need for a day on the slopes, from ski equipment to apparel. They also offer some of the best boot fitting services around, as well as expertise on which brands and equipment will best suit your specific needs.
This family-owned business of ski and bike specialists has everything you need to properly soak up the natural beauty of the Valley. From ski/board tunings to custom boot fittings to rental packages for all levels of skiers, Bob & Terry’s does it all with a local’s touch.
There is so much more to discover in Mt. Washington Valley. To peruse through all the Valley shops filled with tax-free goodies, visit visitmwv.com/shopping.