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Waterville Valley’s pedestrian-friendly village is perfect for Trick-or-Treating and Halloween fun. On Friday, October 25, the Waterville Valley Recreation Department will host a Pumpkin Carving & Pizza Party. This is a great family night out from 5:30-7:30 p.m. where you can carve and decorate your own pumpkin while enjoying pizza and other fall treats. The cost is only $10 per family. Bring your own pumpkin to carve, all supplies are included. On Saturday, Oct. 26, Waterville Valley will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular! Festivities kick off at 3:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to participate. Ages nine and under require... Read more →


Want to know where to find the best foliage this fall? Come to a valley in the midst of the White Mountain National Forest to enjoy fall colors that have it all, except lines, traffic and crowds. Waterville Valley has a weekend dedicated to the spectacular foliage of the White Mountains, from Saturday, October 12th to Monday, October 14th. This is a weekend celebration of family fun with all kinds of events for everyone including free outdoor concerts, tent sales, a ski swap, 5K road race, 1.6K fun run, 10-mile trail race, and other activities including kid’s games, pumpkin painting,... Read more →


Moulton Farm’s Annual Corn Maze Features M/S Mount Washington

The lake was still frozen and the M/S Washington was wintering in Center Harbor when the team at Moulton Farm started planning their annual corn maze. John Moulton, owner of Moulton farm in Meredith, recalls few ideas for this year’s theme were discussed, but then the idea of celebrating the Mount Washington came up.  Read more →


Scores of vacationers wanting to squeeze out the last bit of their summer headed to the White Mountains during a busy and enjoyable Labor Day weekend.“We’ve received many positive comments from our local businesses about how visitor numbers have been up this summer and spending was on the rise over the holiday weekend.” Said Charyl Reardon, President of the White Mountains Attractions Association. “Travel over Labor Day weekend is most often weather dependent and thankfully the forecast, other than Monday, was for a gorgeous weekend. Certainly, a nice way to end the summer season.” Read more →


Celebrate the arrival of New Hampshire’s colorful fall foliage season aboard the M/S Mount Washington. Cruising Lake Winnipesaukee is one of the best ways to admire New England’s fall colors and it’s all possible from the comfort and perspective of the M/S Mount Washington. Passengers can view the charming fall’s colors and see the sun set on Lake Winnipesaukee during one of the most popular seasons in New Hampshire. Read more →


Concord, NH – The air is starting to feel cool and the leaves in some parts of New Hampshire are already hinting that fall is on its way. The approaching fall foliage season provides a reason to get outside and experience New Hampshire’s amazing show of colors. And judging by the long dry summer, this fall promises a vibrant show. The Granite State offers many ways to experience the season off the beaten path whether through a hike, a drive, or a weekend stay. A foliage leaf peeping excursion can also be combined with a visit to one of the... Read more →


Get your hiking boots on and got to  Waterville Valley for the 6thannual Denali Challenge. Starting on  Friday, August 9 and ending on Sunday, August 11, hikers are challenged to summit five peaks in and around Waterville Valley equaling 20,000 feet in height – equivalent to hiking Mt. Denali, the highest peak in North America.  Read more →


The Mount Washington Cog Railway of New Hampshire will be celebrating a momentous occasion on July 3rdthis year. 150 years ago, mountain-climbing steam engines successfully traveled to the summit of Mount Washington with paying customers, changing history forever to become the first mountain- climbing railway in the world. Read more →