Best of NH Grand
Certified Best of New Hampshire Grand businesses are retail shops, dining establishments, or activities that are worth driving for. Like the Certified Grand Adventures, these businesses have gone through a strict vetting process to ensure that they are the best businesses that Northern New Hampshire has to offer.
You won’t be disappointed when you stop at these Certified Best of NH Grand businesses. Be sure to tell them we sent you!
Omni Mount Washington Resort
A National Historic Landmark, the Omni Mount Washington Resort features exceptional accommodations, elegant public spaces and a selection of dining experiences, along with a roster of four-season resort activities including its signature spa and Donald Ross-designed golf course.
AMC Highland Center at Crawford Notch
The Appalachian Mountain Club’s outdoor education center, four-season lodge, family-style dining room, and headquarters for hiking the White Mountains. A variety of outdoor activities and programs for adults and kids, including daily Outdoor Exploration programs, Guided Adventures, and evening programs.
Libby’s Bistro and SAALT Pub
Chef Liz Jackson & her husband Steve are the founders of Libby’s Bistro & SAaLT PUB on Main Street in Gorham, New Hampshire. Tucked in the Northern White Mountains, this restaurant’s owners are creators of a seasonal, locally sourced, funky fine dining, worldly menu since 1997.
Potato Barn Antiques
Thousands of antiques and collectables fill the 7,500-square-foot former potato storage barn. Browse the extensive collection of glassware, vintage clothing and accessories, tools, holiday collectibles, quilts and textiles, books, furniture, jewelry, vintage lighting and much more.
A presence on Littleton’s Main Street since the late 1800s, Chutters is a not-to-be-missed destination for visitors and local residents alike. First-time visitors will be enchanted by all the assortments and excited to fill their bags with many favorites.
Simon the Tanner
An old-fashioned shopping experience emphasizing brand name merchandise and exceptional customer service. The popular outfitter stocks clothing, shoes, outerwear and hiking and camping equipment for the entire family. Closed Saturdays.
Great cabins, a spectacular view, and warm northern hospitality! Located in New Hampshire’s Connecticut Lakes Region, the Cabins at Lopstick offers cozy, housekeeping cabins on First Connecticut Lake, Back Lake, on the river and or with a spectacular view of First Connecticut Lake.
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa
Historic New Hampshire resort with breathtaking White Mountain vistas, providing exceptional hospitality and lodging since 1865. Resort amenities include golf, indoor and outdoor pools, family activities, Mountain View Farm, movie theater, full-service spa, outstanding wine cellar. Several dining options.
Rainbow Grille & Tavern
The Rainbow Grille & Tavern at Tall Timber Lodge offers exceptional dining in a casual atmosphere. The award-winning Grille menu includes game meats, prime Texan Wagyu beef, organic poultry, fresh seafood and vegetarian options. More casual fare can be had in the Tavern.
Fuller’s syrup has been judged “Best in the World!” Visit the sugarhouse and country store to sample a variety of maple products, including syrup, maple cream and maple candy, and browse for New Hampshire-made products like pottery, artwork, jams, jellies and handmade kitchen items. Ships worldwide.
Water Wheel Breakfast and Gift House
The Waterwheel is a popular destination for visitors from around the world, many of whom return year after year to sample the delicious food, browse for a souvenir in the gift shop and renew friendships with owners Kevin and Tricia Arakelian, who have owned the business since 1999.
White Mountain Cafe & Bookstore
Specialty sandwiches, soups, organic coffees and teas. Local artwork. Books by local and regional authors and White Mountains guides and maps.
Gorham Moose Tours
Three-hour guided tours take visitors to locations where moose and other wildlife are frequently found. Sit back and let the experienced tour guides do the driving. The moose spotting success rate last summer was 93%! Tours run end of May to end of September.
Drummonds Mountain Shop
Full-service, year round ski shop selling and servicing all major brands of Alpine and Nordic skis. An excellent selection of ski apparel and accessories, hiking gear, clothing and footwear. Located just west of the entrance to the Bretton Woods Ski Area.
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
Fine handmade crafts highlighting the work of the many talented artisans who are juried members of the League of NH Craftsmen, one of the country’s oldest arts and craft organizations. The mix of accessible and affordable fine craft includes pottery, jewelry, prints, glass, fiber, wood, metal, baskets, and folk art.
Local Works Marketplace at WREN
Beautifully handcrafted items created by over 300 local artists. Jewelry, pottery, fine art, textiles, gourmet foods, local wines, soaps, toys, books and more. Two locations, Local Works in Bethlehem and the Local Works Gallery in the lobby of the Mt. Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods.
Le Rendez Vous Bakery
Certified Bakers Marc Ounis and Verlaine Daeron came from Paris, France to open a real French Café that would be warm and inviting, where one can relax and enjoy the delectable treats with a hot cup of coffee. They welcome single guests escaping the daily hustle and bustle, also large planned meetings by local businesses.
Greetings Jewelers is a family-owned and operated jewelry store located in Berlin near the White Mountains of NH. The store opened in 1985 and has evolved over the years.
Moose Muck Coffee House
A great place to come with friends and for making new friends. Come in and get it to go, or stay a while and catch up on local news, or just to use our wi-fi (with purchase, of course).
Mostly Muffins, located in Colebrook, offers Award Winning Fare featuring fresh baked homemade muffins, mouthwatering breakfast sandwiches, fresh fruit cups, cinnamon buns, whoopie pies and many more delicious treats!
Murphy’s Steakhouse in Pittsburg, NH is fine dining in a casual, comfortable and rustic setting. Cozy fireplace, wonderful views of 1st Connecticut Lake and fantastic food all make a very memorable experience. During the summer/fall months enjoy outdoor dining on the patio with a wood burning fire to add to the ambiance.
Northland Restaurant and Dairy Bar
Arguably Berlin’s finest restaurant, the Northland Restaurant and Dairy Bar has been a local favorite for many years. Residents and visitors alike swoon about the fresh seafood, hearty meals, fresh sandwiches and generous salads.
St. Kieran’s Community Center for the Arts
St. Kieran’s Community Center for the Arts mission is to advance the arts and humanities in the Androscoggin Valley area by fostering the growth and development of individual artists and cultural organizations through its programs and services; presenting a broad range of cultural, educational and artistic programs while preserving the St. Kieran historic building for future generations.
Winner of multiple NH Theatre Awards and nominations, Weathervane Company, Board, Staff, and audiences always have plenty to celebrate, and this winter were all represented at the awards ceremony. Photo in the lobby of the Stockbridge Theater, where the Weathervane received multiple individual awards as well as “Best Musical” for last summer’s production of Memphis.
William Rugh Art Gallery
The William Rugh Gallery starting in 1998 exclusively showcased and sold original oil paintings of Modern Master, Edward Widmayer. The gallery has grown to proudly represent Award-Winning Photographer, Fletcher Manley.