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August 2011

Accessing Hurricane’s Impact on Fall Foliage: Where to see the best colors and what to expect Best Foliage Destinations Post- Irene

As we recover from Hurricane Irene, here are some top NH Destinations that are accessible, and promise great foliage New Hampshire – Despite Hurricane Irene’s visit to New Hampshire, a number of fall destinations are still prepared and ready for their annual leaf peepers. While Public Service of New Hampshire works hard to get our power back and state workers diligently fix our roads and bridges, the trees are still full with leaves that are soon to be bursting with an array of color and fall ambiance. If you are looking for a new way to view New Hampshire’s beautiful... Read more →

2nd Annual Free Family Funergy Festival at Cranmore Sept. 24 'Green' Exhibitors Are Encouraged to Participate

The Mt. Washington Valley Green Team is set to present its second annual Family Funergy Festival, set this year for Saturday, Sept. 24, at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway, with a full slate of kid-friendly activities and green living exhibits and demonstrations running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event is a family friendly, hands-on investigation of energy and resource conservation. In addition to exhibits and demonstrations featuring alternative energy, energy conservation, and other environmentally friendly themes, the day's events are set to include such activities as making s'mores in a solar oven, investigating layers of soil... Read more →

Space Program Lives on at McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Concord, NH – Join the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center this Friday for the annual celebration of Christa McAuliffe’s birthday and her life legacy. The whole family is invited to join this daylong celebration featuring guest speakers, behind-the-scenes look, a special showing and more. Beginning Friday, September 2 the Discovery Center will host two presentations on stage celebrating Christa McAuliffe with shows at noon and 3 p.m. Then, New Hampshire Public Television’s documentary titled “Christa’s Living Legacy,” will be shown in the planetarium at 1 and 4 p.m. All visitors paying general admission will receive a free Christa McAuliffe poster simply by... Read more →

Experience the Fall Foliage Celebration in October at Waterville Valley

To complement the brilliant fallfoliage of New England, Waterville Valley has scheduled a weekend full of family activities on Saturday, October 8 through Monday, October 10. Visitors of all ages can enjoy free outdoor concerts, merchant tent sales, a ski swap, 5K-road race and 1.6K fun run. Also available during the weekend are kids’ games, pumpkin painting and a pie-eating contest. Waterville Valley was designed and planned as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today, in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking, lodging, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice... Read more →

Experience A Rockin’ Fall Complete with A Colorful View

New Hampshire – The air is starting to feel cool and kids have already returned to another fun-filled year of school. While we are wondering where summer went, the approach of the fall foliage season still provides a reason to step outside and experience New Hampshire’s changing seasons. The Granite State offers many ways to experience a rockin’ fall whether through a hike, by boat, train, or even indoors. New Hampshire bursts with the colors of nature and enough adventurous activities to keep the entire family busy. Here are a few tips for enjoying New Hampshire this fall. By Boat:... Read more →

Take Your Next Party to New Heights

Berkshires, MA – Put some zip into your next big event at Jiminy Peak’s Aerial Adventure Park. And, starting this year, everyone gets the chance to exclusively experience the Aerial Adventure Park now that it’s available for private bookings during the fall weekdays and spring months when the park is not open to the public. Challenge your colleagues, family or friends to some friendly competition and a good workout. The park provides a unique experience for all ages and is the perfect location for company outings, family reunions, school groups or just for fun with a group of friends. Enjoy... Read more →

Send Out Summer With a Bang at Waterville Valley’s September-Fest

September-Fest will take place from noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 4 in Town Square at Waterville Valley. Burgers, bratwurst and fall microbrews, accompanied by free outdoor concerts and kids’ games are all a part of September-Fest. The annual charity Duck Race on Snow’s Brook will also take place, offering cash prizes for the fastest three ducks. Waterville Valley was designed and planned as a self-contained, four seasons resort. Today, in addition to its world-class ski area, Waterville Valley Resort has award-winning tennis courts, golf, hiking, biking, lodging, cultural activities and summer theater, an indoor ice rink, boating, a... Read more →

Cog Railway Features Mount Washington Observatory Tour

BRETTON WOODS, NH - A monthly excursion aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway not only brings passengers to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast, it provides an opportunity to learn about the summit's legendary weather. Now in its second year, The Cog's Ride and Observatory Tour has become a popular event. Offered just once a month, with upcoming trips scheduled for the 2:30 p.m. train on Aug. 23, Sept. 13 and Oct. 11, the tour highlights a partnership between two famed fixtures atop Mount Washington - The Cog Railway and the Mount Washington Observatory. Passengers ride to... Read more →

The Ghoullog at Cranmore Mountain Set to Scare Again in 2011

North Conway, NH- Cranmore Mountain is bringing fear to those brave enough to attend The Ghoullog starting September 30, 2011. Mountain top haunts operate from 7 to 10 p.m., with each haunt approximately one hour long. The Ghoullog is the only Halloween event in the nation featuring a chairlift ride to a haunted house at the summit of a mountain. Cranmore’s 2,000 foot summit is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and offers visitors breathtaking night-time views of the Moats, Mount Washington and the village of North Conway, NH. New for the Ghoullog this year is the addition... Read more →

Celebrate the arrival of Fall Foliage Aboard the M/S Mount Washington

Weirs Beach, NH – Celebrate the arrival of New Hampshire’s colorful fall foliage season aboard the M/S Mount Washington. Cruising Lake Winnipesaukee offers the opportunity to enjoy some of New England’s best leaf peeping from the comfort and perspective of the M/S Mount Washington. Passengers can view the variety of fall’s colors and see the sun set on Lake Winnipesaukee during one of the most popular seasons in New Hampshire. The Sunday Fall Foliage Dinner cruises begin Sunday, September 11 and run through October 16. Departing from Weirs Beach, cruising time is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in September and... Read more →