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May 2012

Give Dad A Cog Ride to Remember for Father's Day

Whether he’s a new dad, a granddad, or that special man in your life, The Mount Washington Cog Railway has a coach-load of new features to help you celebrate Father’s Day this year. Thanks to The Cog’s innovative biodiesel engine technology, rail fans have a variety of departure times for the three-hour round trip. The ride features a lively audio tour of The Cog’s fascinating history and points of interest seen along the route. Emmy Award-winning TV host Fritz Wetherbee narrates the story and alerts you to the ascent’s natural wonders. The new technology and schedule means visitors have the... Read more →


Manor On Golden Pond Presents NH Getaway Packages

Stay and Play Golf Packages Start with a Elegant Bed and Breakfast, fill your day with a round of golf at a premier golf club in the White Mountains, finish off with a romantic candlelight dinner for two, and you have a match made in paradise. The Manor on Golden Pond and the premier golf course Owl’s Nest Golf Club have teamed together for a getaway package that will make any golfer’s getaway complete. You will be playing golf at a premier championship golf club while staying at the Manor in one of our luxury suites. When you return to... Read more →


Lost River Gorge and the Society for the Protection of NH Forests to celebrate 100 years of protecting Lost River

North Country residents and visitors are invited to celebrate the 100th birthday of the preservation of Lost River Gorge, Thursday, June 7, 2012. Located on Route 112W in N. Woodstock, Lost River is one of the oldest natural attractions in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. To mark this special occasion, visitors who arrive dressed in period clothing (early 1900’s) will receive free admission for the day, and individuals who bring something to show that they have visited Lost River Gorge during the past 100 years can take $2.00 off their admission rate. A free gift also awaits the first 100 guests... Read more →


Don't miss N.H.'s Camping Season Kickoff!

The N.H. Campground Owners’ Association will be celebrating the beginning of the summer vacation season with a “Camping Season Kickoff” in front of the N.H. Statehouse in Concord on Friday, June 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event features camping and N.H.attraction exhibits, live music, grilled hot dogs, S'mores, games and prizes for the kids, give-aways and lots of fun! For information: N.H. Campground Owners’ Association, 603-736-5540. About the New Hampshire Campground Owners Association The New Hampshire Campground Owners’ Association is a statewide organization, founded in 1960 to promote overnight and seasonal camping in New Hampshire. The... Read more →


Popular Attractions Ready to Open for the Season in the White Mountains

NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH - As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, attractions in New Hampshire's White Mountains are ready to welcome the first wave of summer visitors who will head north after work on Friday. "With a milder than usual winter, I think people have been ready to get away for a few weeks now," said Jayne O'Connor, president of White Mountains Attractions in North Woodstock, which handles marketing for the area and its association of 16 tourism venues. Several natural attractions, including the Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves in Kinsman Notch and Polar Caves... Read more →


Lost River Gorge honors Military families this Memorial Day weekend

North Woodstock, NH -- Military families will be honored this Memorial Day weekend at Lost River Gorge in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire. Military members past and present will be admitted free with ID; immediate military family members will receive a discounted rate. “The only time Lost River Gorge was closed in its history was during World War II, when most of its young staff – guides, kitchen workers and other help – were off serving their country in military service. The gorge remained closed for four years. This Memorial Day we want to honor the men and women who are... Read more →


Waterville Valley Resort Expands Summer Offering with Zipline, Renaissance Fair, and Zombies

Waterville Valley, NH- What do zip line adventures, wandering minstrels, and brain eating zombies all have common? They, and many others, will all be at Waterville Valley this summer and fall! Be sure to be one of the first to check out these new events. This summer, Waterville Valley is partnering with Alpine Adventures, based in Lincoln, to offer guests the opportunity for a zip line tour. The package is set to include exciting, off road transportation from the Waterville Valley to Alpine Adventures. From there, guests will be able to experience canopy zip line tours. A thrilling off-road ride... Read more →


Rock, Roll & Remember Dinner Cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington salute service personnel

Rock, Roll & Remember Dinner Cruise aboard the M/S Mount Washington salute service personnel. NH police, Fire Fighters, EMTs and US Military & Veterans can enjoy a dinner cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the M/S Mount Washington for only $29. This offer is extended to guest as well. Saturday, May 26. The cruise departs Weirs Beach at 7 PM. Cruise is open to all at the regular price of $49. For more information call 603-366-5531 or go to: www.cruisenh.com Read more →


Memorial Day Weekend Specials aboard the M/S Mount Washington

Memorial Day Weekend Specials aboard the M/S Mount Washington May 26, 27 & 28 Kids cruise free aboard the M/S Mount Washington during Memorial Day weekend. This is you chance to show your kids one of NH's natural wonders. Take them on a cruise on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee for free this weekend. The offer is good on all daytime cruises from all ports. (Limit 2 kids per adult) See the schedule on line: www.cruiseNH.com Read more →


Premier SnowSport Venue Dedication

Waterville Valley, NH, May 3, 2012… The East Coast’s premier Freestyle and Snowboard aerial jumping site – Phil’s Hill Training Center – will be officially dedicated on Saturday May 19, in Waterville Valley. WVBBTS Snowsports Educational Foundation is presenting the dedication, featuring athlete demonstrations, from 11am to 3pm at Snow’s Mountain off Boulder Path Road, and the general public is welcome. This new version of Phil’s Hill replaces a smaller venue originally located at the Resort. Named in honor of Philip Holmes, a skiing enthusiast who tragically died young, this earlier venue helped many athletes hone their skills, but was... Read more →