North Conway, New Hampshire, is known for its proximity to Echo Lake State Park, which features the 700-foot tall Cathedral Ledge. The area is also home to many lodge-style restaurants that serve up hearty meals in an Irish or German style. Some of the local specialties include cottage pie, shepherd's pie and currywurst with sides of sauerkraut, potato salad or fried potatoes. The area is also home to several sports pubs, where you could try one of the locally made craft beers and pair it with a big bowl of chili con carne, a hot beef sandwich or roast turkey, mashed potatoes and dressing. North Conway is also home to several local bakeries, which are popular places to enjoy coffee and apple fritters.