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Spring Waterfall Viewing

A self-guided tour through the waterfalls of the White Mountains


  For some, Spring is signals the end of winter fun, but instead of being the end of outdoor fun in the White Mountains, Spring is the primve viewing time for the region’s rushing waterfalls.  There is no better season for viewing and photographing waterfalls and rushing brooks, streams and rivers, and nowhere in New England are waterfalls […]

It’s Chili Out There!

The North Conway Village Chilly Chii Cookoff


Even though we associate chili with Texas, there’s not much in this world more warming and filling than a bowl of spicy hot chili on a snowy day, even if that snowy day is in the North Conway Village, nestled in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Every March, the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce sponsors […]

Winter Golf at a Manly Resort

A weekend getaway to Atkinson Resort and Country Club in Atkinson NH


    In many of our weekend getaways, we find ourselves enjoying country inns and B&B’s – the kind of places my wife tends to find especially attractive with their four poster beds and lace doilies. But on a recent trip to New Hampshire we experienced a much more masculine ideal – a place with […]

A Simpler, Quieter Life

Unwinding at the Old Red Inn and Cottages


In 1810, well before breathtaking landscapes by famed artists like Thomas Cole and Thomas Hill showed the beauty and majesty of the White Mountains to the world and 60 years before the first railroad made travel to the Mount Washington Valley, a sea captain built his family home in North Conway. During the era of […]

Maple Sugaring in New Hampshire

A weekend getaway to the White Mountains


Maple sugaring is one of the trickiest agricultural endeavors – while the trees grow all year around, sweet maple sap flows only under certain weather conditions. Some years those conditions last for weeks and there’s a bumper crop of maple syrup. Other years it doesn’t happen at all. And, sometimes, it comes and goes so […]

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