7 Best Places to Shop in The White Mountains, New Hampshire

Harman's Cheese & Country Store

Fodor's choice

It's worth a slight but pretty detour over the hill from Franconia to visit this rambling old village store and dairy that turns out legendarily rich, sharp aged cheddar, which is also available smoked and in port-and-cognac spreads. The venerable red-clapboard shop carries plenty of other foodie-pleasing products.

Just L Modern Antiques

Fodor's choice
Fans of mid-century furnishings, from low-slung modern sofas and sleek Danish coffee tables to both fashionable and kitschy housewares, vintage paintings, and kitchen items flock to this enormous two-floor emporium set along Littleton's increasingly hip Main Street.


Boasting the world's longest candy counter, at 112 feet, this kid- and adult-approved century-plus-old candy shop with satellite locations in Lincoln, Loon Mountain Resort, and Bretton Woods carries just about every variety of sweet treat you could imagine.

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Fadden's General Store

The Fadden family, who have been making maple syrup for several generations, operates this inviting general store, sugarhouse, and maple museum that dates to 1896. Come in to buy syrup, souvenirs, and gourmet treats, or for a self-guided tour of the operations.

Handcrafters Barn

The work of 150 area artists and artisans are sold in this attractive red-clapboard building.

Little Village Toy and Book Stop

Maps, history books, unusual children's toys and many adult fiction and nonfiction titles fill this cheerful shop, the lower level of which contains a branch of the venerable League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's gallery.


This eclectic shop, packed into a Victorian house a few steps from the historic Opera House, is a great place to find unusual jewelry, candles, fashion eyewear, and handmade cards.