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LOON MOUNTAIN RESORT TO OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FOR SCENIC GONDOLA RIDES, AERIAL FOREST ADVENTURE PARK, ZIPLINES & MORE

Date: May 21st, 2018

LINCOLN, NH (May 21, 2018) – Loon Mountain Resort will open for summer adventures – including New Hampshire’s longest scenic Gondola Skyride, Summit Adventures, and Aerial Forest Adventure Park – Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-28). The resort will be open weekends only through June 17, with daily operations beginning Monday, June 18.

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HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROADS OPEN FOR WEEKENDS STARTING SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018

Date: May 16th, 2018

Lincoln, NH The Hobo Railroad in Lincoln, NH and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith and Weirs Beach, NH begin weekend operations on Saturday, May 26, 2018 – Memorial Day Weekend.

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Cranmore to Open for Summer Operations this Memorial Day Weekend

Date: May 15th, 2018

Cranmore Mountain will open for its eighth summer season on Saturday, May 26. Cranmore’s Mountain Adventure Park and Aerial Adventure Park offer a day’s worth of rides and activities for all ages, including a new attraction, Knockerball, plus new offerings at the summit.

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State tourism officials expect record revenues, record number of visitors during summer 2018

Date: May 11th, 2018

LACONIA — Aboard the M/S Mount Washington, the flagship of tourism in the Lakes Region, state officials made some bold predictions Thursday for the upcoming summer season, saying they expect 3.4 million visitors to come to New Hampshire who’ll spend nearly $2 billion while here.


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The Mt. Washington Auto Road Opens for its 158th Season on May 12

Date: May 11th, 2018

Pinkham Notch, NH — Just six weeks ago the Mt. Washington Auto Road was fully covered in snow, and it’s fleet of SnowCoaches were taking passengers above treeline in winter conditions. Since then, the road crew has been working full time with plows and heavy machinery to clear the Auto Road and prepare it for customers to drive themselves as soon as Mother Nature would allow. This year, She was kind to us with warm spring weather, although She threw in a few late-season snowstorms on the mountain just to keep things interesting.

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Candia Springs Adventure Park opens for the season on Saturday May 5, 2018!

Date: May 4th, 2018

ALL NEW for this season is our Guided Zipline Tours. We are the only attraction in the region to offer such a thrilling experience for our guests. Ziplines, an Aerial Adventure Forest, Pinzgauer Off-roading, a Waterpark, and a Water Challenge Course all in one location! With so many adventures to choose from at Candia, there’s something to thrill everyone!

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Ride the Rails on Mother’s Day Weekend

Date: May 3rd, 2018

North Conway-Conway Scenic Railroad is offering two departures to Bartlett on Mother’s Day, as well as on Saturday, May 12th. On both days, mom rides free in Coach when accompanied by one or more of her children. Mom rides free in First Class when accompanied by another paying adult. Complimentary appetizers will be served on the First Class cars.

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THE HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROADS PREPARE TO OPEN FOR THE 2018 SEASON

Date: May 2nd, 2018

THE HOBO & WINNIPESAUKEE SCENIC RAILROADS PREPARE TO OPEN FOR THE 2018 SEASON

Lincoln, NH – The Hobo and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is advising the public that the rail line between Lincoln, NH and Tilton, NH is now active for the 2018 season. Various train operations will take place from now through late December, including excursion trains, special tourist trains and other equipment moves.

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NORTH CONWAY, NH NOMINATED AS BEST SMALL TOWN FOR ADVENTURE BY USA TODAY/10 BEST

Date: May 2nd, 2018

NORTH CONWAY, NH NOMINATED AS BEST SMALL TOWN FOR ADVENTURE BY USA TODAY/10 BEST

North Conway, NH – Once again, North Conway has captured the attention of the local experts at USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards. North Conway is presently in the running for Best Small Town for Adventure. Voting continues until May 14, 2018, and votes can be cast daily during that period. This is the second time in the past six months North Conway has been nominated for a 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award. Last November, North Conway was nominated as the Best Ski Town , and ended up being voted the #1 Ski Town in North America. The Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce’s goal is to attain the same rating for the summertime adventure available not only in North Conway, but regionally in Mt Washington Valley, NH.

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Roots and All: Remick Museum to Celebrate the Wonderful Dandelion

Date: May 2nd, 2018

Roots and All: Remick Museum to Celebrate the Wonderful Dandelion

TAMWORTH VILLAGE, NH, APRIL 27, 2018 -- On Saturday, May 19, Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village will be overrun by what some might consider a weed; and all who witness it will be celebrating. On that day, the museum will hold their first annual Dandelion Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., an event that enthusiastically explores--and yes, celebrates--the wonders of a misunderstood plant: the dandelion. Through indoor and outdoor exhibits, tastings, demonstrations and more, the museum will educate visitors on the various ways in which the dandelion has been a staple throughout human history.

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NH Travel Council to Host 2018 Governor’s Conference on Tourism with a Focus on “NH’s Main Street”

Date: April 26th, 2018

CONCORD, NH – Featuring subject matter experts from Texas, New Mexico and Wyoming and hundreds of tourism suppliers and industry professionals from across the state, the 2018 New Hampshire Governor’s Conference on Tourism will provide the tools, insight, and tactics needed for continued sector growth and development. Hosted by the New Hampshire Travel Council, the 2018 Conference focuses on “NH’s Main Street” on May 14 and 15 at locations throughout Main Street in the City of Concord, the Conference’s lead sponsor. Sessions will be held at the Capitol Center for the Arts, League of NH Craftsmen, Red River Theatres and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. Day Two will be located at the Grappone Conference Center. For more information and to register, visit: www.nhtravelcouncil.com.

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Nine wonderful things that happen in Mt Washington Valley, NH in spring time

Date: April 25th, 2018

Nine wonderful things that happen in Mt Washington Valley, NH in spring time

North Conway, NH – Ahhhhh! Springtime in Mt Washington Valley. The days are getting longer, the snow is melting, and the waterfalls are rushing. Spring is a special time of year marked by 50 shades of green; a beautiful and vibrant palette provided by Mother Nature. With springtime comes several annual events and recreational opportunities for those ready to get out and enjoy the warm air and outdoor recreation.

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A Homestead in Spring: Celebrating New Life and Growth at Remick Museum

Date: April 17th, 2018

A Homestead in Spring: Celebrating New Life and Growth  at Remick Museum

TAMWORTH VILLAGE, NH, APRIL 17, 2018 -- At Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm in Tamworth Village, spring officially arrives with Spring On The Farm on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. This new event celebrates new life and growth on the historic homestead, with time-honored seasonal experiences and festive, family-friendly activities.

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Sugar Hill's Lupine Market, June 9-10

Date: April 9th, 2018

Sugar Hill's Lupine Market, June 9-10

The Sugar Hill Lupine Market includes vendors, crafters, small to large businesses, artisans of all types, non-profit organizations and displays from local attractions, inns & restaurants. We host seminars, workshops, artisan demonstrations and free concerts.

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New For 2018: Guided Treks at Alpine Adventures

Date: April 5th, 2018

New For 2018: Guided Treks at Alpine Adventures

New for 2018 at Alpine Adventures are our Guided Treks! With the popularity of our Guided Backcountry Snowshoe tours this winter we’re now adding Guided Treks to our summer lineup of adventure choices. When you
arrive at the trailhead our guides will bring you into the forest, telling you about the land, some history of the White Mountains, answering questions, and getting a taste of what the off-road tour is like.

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Whale’s Tale Waterpark was voted Tripadvisors Top 25 Waterparks in America for the third year in a row!

Date: April 5th, 2018

Whale’s Tale Waterpark was voted Tripadvisors Top 25 Waterparks in America for the third year in a row!

Whale’s Tale Waterpark was voted Tripadvisors Top 25 Waterparks in
America for the third year in a row! Focusing on guest safety, value, and
your overall park experience are part of our core values which we
attribute to this recognition. Akua Beach opens May 1, and the rest of
the park on June 6. We’re looking forward to people enjoying the park
this year.

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5th Annual Cynthia’s Challenge Ski-A-Thon at King Pine Reaches Goal

Date: March 21st, 2018

5th Annual Cynthia’s Challenge Ski-A-Thon at King Pine Reaches Goal

East Madison, NH (March 20, 2018) - Cynthia's Challenge, a 24-hour Ski-A-Thon, took place Friday, March 16 through Saturday, March 17 reached the goal of raising $65,000. Over 300 skiers and snowboarders from near and afar registered and participated in the 24-hour event held at King Pine Ski Area. Atlas Fireworks and Bank of New Hampshire provided a spectacular fireworks show Friday night and key support was provided by Vertical Challenge and Bolt Depot with crews DJ’ing music, staffing a photobooth and providing entertainment throughout the event.

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BodeFest at Cannon Mountain This Saturday, March 24th

Date: March 20th, 2018

BodeFest at Cannon Mountain This Saturday, March 24th

March 19, 2018 - Franconia, NH - On Saturday, March 24th, Cannon Mountain and Olympic medalist and four-time world skiing champion Bode Miller will host BodeFest, an annual day of skiing, racing, auctions and fun for all ages. The event benefits the Turtle Ridge Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Bode and his family that is dedicated to supporting innovative and progressive adaptive and youth athletic opportunities in our communities.

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INSIDER’S ADVICE FOR BEST SPRING SKIING TRAILS AT MT WASHINGTON VALLEY’S SEVEN SKI RESORTS

Date: March 19th, 2018

INSIDER’S ADVICE FOR BEST SPRING SKIING TRAILS AT MT WASHINGTON VALLEY’S SEVEN SKI RESORTS

North Conway – Normally, we’d be donning shorts and Hawaiian shirts for spring skiing season, but this year, we’re strapping on the powder skis and boards to take advantage of multiple Nor’easters, dumping feet of snow on Mt Washington Valley’s seven ski resorts in early March. Yet, fear not. The beers-on-the-deck days are coming along with pond skimming fun and plenty of warm spring skiing and riding days. The March snowstorms have simply put icing on the cake allowing our favorite places on the mountains to stay snow covered throughout the spring skiing season. There’s no better time than March and April to sneak in the last few runs of the year while soaking up the sweet springtime sun.

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Winter Storm Quinn Sets Up Ski Areas for Sweet Conditions

Date: March 8th, 2018

CONWAY, NH (March 8, 2018)—As the saying goes, March comes in like a lion, and the Nor’easter outside Granite Stater’s windows is proof. The snow event, deemed Winter Storm Quinn, has dropped 14 inches of snow as of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, and will continue through the day.

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Cannon Mountain Unveils Lowest Season Pass Prices In 8 Years

Date: March 6th, 2018

Cannon Mountain Unveils Lowest Season Pass Prices In 8 Years

March 5, 2018 - Franconia, NH - Cannon Mountain has begun its 80th anniversary celebration by rolling back prices on 2018-2019 season passes, along with new benefits for new and existing passholders.

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Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day To Be Held On March 10

Date: February 22nd, 2018

Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day To Be Held On March 10

Pinkham Notch, NHThe second-annual Great Glen Trails Winter Charity Day is an event which celebrates active lives, and promotes the spirit of giving. We invite you to make a donation to the charity of your choice, and then join us on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm for a full day of fun—come ski and snowshoe on our scenic trail system, take some runs on our tubing hill, enjoy a catered lunch, and take an exciting ride on the Mt. Washington SnowCoach. Or, simply join us in our cozy lodge for board games, good food and a fun-filled day with friends, both new and old.

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HIGHLIGHTS ON THE HILLS: FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK AT MT WASHINGTON VALLEY’S SKI RESORTS AND XC CENTERS

Date: February 15th, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS ON THE HILLS: FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK AT MT WASHINGTON VALLEY’S SKI RESORTS AND XC CENTERS

With more than 130” of natural snowfall at Mt Washington Valley’s ski resorts and XC Centers, not to mention tons of manmade snow, snow conditions going into February Vacation Week are primo for skiers and riders. Add to that a full line-up of events and adventures scheduled at the region’s 13 ski resorts and XC Centers, and you’ve got the perfect destination for your February Vacation. Not a skier? Fear not! There’s plenty of great adventure on and off the mountains for those who’d prefer to find fun without skis or boards on their feet!

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:Join us for the Grand Opening of the Eastern Slope Branch of the New England Ski Museum on Saturday, Feb. 24. 3-5PM

Date: February 15th, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:Join us for the Grand Opening of the Eastern Slope Branch of the New England Ski Museum on Saturday, Feb. 24. 3-5PM

Join us for the Grand Opening of the Eastern Slope Branch of the New England Ski Museum on Saturday, Feb. 24. 3-5PM

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5th Annual Cynthia's Challenge 24 Hour Ski-A-Thon For Jacques Villeneuve

Date: February 14th, 2018

East Madison, N.H. (February 14, 2018) - Cynthia’s Challenge is excited to announce the next beneficiary of the 24-Hour Ski-A-Thon to be held at King Pine Ski Area in East Madison, New Hampshire March 16-17, 2018. All funds raised with this year’s event will benefit Freedom, New Hampshire’s Jacques Villeneuve, a nine-year-old boy who was born missing the main wiring between the left and right hemispheres of his brain, Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum. He has also been diagnosed with Diplegic Spastic Cerebral Palsy an intellectual disability which pose both physical and mental challenges. Jacques' parents have to physically lift him into their vehicle every time they plan on going anywhere and then have enough room for storage for his walking assistance devices. This year’s goal is to raise $65,000 to purchase Jacques’ family a wheelchair accessible van.

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