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June 2012

Forecast for the Fourth: Sunny Skies, Falling Gas Prices

A run of perfect weather on weekends leading up to the Fourth of July and gas prices well below what had been predicted this summer is creating a perfect forecast for the holiday week in the White Mountains. "The Fourth falls on a Wednesday this year and we expect that people will opt to take the entire week off and travel, especially here, because it is such a summer tradition," said Jayne O'Connor, president of White Mountains Attractions, which promotes 16 regional tourism attractions in the White Mountains. "The last day of school was two or more weeks ago, graduation... Read more →


Independence Day is a Blast in New Hampshire

New Hampshire- Celebrate this 4th of July with the sun shining, gas prices falling, and lakes calling at one of New Hampshire’s many attractions including Waterville Valley Resort, the M/S Mount Washington and more. The festivities begin on Wednesday, July 4 in Waterville Valley. Join the community for a traditional parade! Whether you want to walk in the parade, enter or help a float, or simply just be a spectator, all are welcome. After the parade, spend the day attending free outdoor concerts and participating in other fun, family activities. The Josh Logan Band will be performing from 6:30-9:30 p.m.... Read more →


Celebra America Aboard the M/S Mount Washington on Independence Day

Weirs Beach, N.H.– Join the M/S Mount Washington this July 4th for an evening of food, fun and fireworks. Every Independence Day on Lake Winnipesaukee, community members create their own displays of fireworks, and the M/S Mount Washington is on the water to view the beautiful celebrations. Enjoy a buffet dinner as the captain is on the lookout. Tickets for the three-hour cruise are $49 and include dinner. The ship departs Weirs Beach at 7 p.m., with a boarding time of 6:15 p.m. Live music by the band Annie and The Orphans, as well as dancing will be featured. The... Read more →


Father's Day marks the beginning of a summer full of exciting activities at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves

NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH - Fathers’ Day marks the beginning of a summer full of exciting activities at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves with a special treat just for dads. Admission is free to one of the oldest attractions in the White Mountains for any father accompanied by a paying child's admission on Sunday. The popular Saturday night lantern tours resume this month also, as well as a series of evening programs through August. “If you think Lost River is astonishing during the day, it’s a whole new adventure at night,” said Lost River Manager Deb Williams. “The tours take... Read more →


East of the French Open: Waterville Valley Tennis Center offers a glimpse of the clay

Waterville Valley, N.H.- As Stosur and Errani advance to French Open semifinals, many viewers might wonder where they can get some clay court playing time on this side of the Atlantic. For a century, the Waterville Valley Tennis Center has offered such an experience with its 18 red clay courts. The courts, surrounded by mountain vistas, are award winning – rated the best in the region. Tennis Resorts Online recently ranked the Waterville Valley Tennis Center number 13 in the world, continuing its inclusion as a Gold Medal Resort. The Tennis Center was also recognized as number four for Best... Read more →