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Stories and Tips Waterville Valley

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Waterville Valley Resort - Escape from the Outside World

Written by Magrico on 04 Feb, 2010

"Mountains, forest, peace; old friends, a welcoming inn with familiar ways." Nathaniel GoodrichA half century ago, Nathaniel Goodrich extolled the virtues of Waterville Valley, a historic New Hampshire town surrounded by 700,000 acres of national forest. "Superficially it changes, as all things must," Goodrich wrote.…Read More


My New Hampshire Report

Written by Zstrick on 01 Sep, 2003

New Hampshire Going on vacations every summer has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, but two years ago, I went to a state that was unlike any other. New Hampshire has so…Read More


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Town Square

Written by Cantin2 on 04 Jan, 2003

Town Square is the center of activity in Waterville Valley - shops, the pond, the ice rink. Basically it all comes together here. Most condos and accommodations are within walking distance to Town Square, and it's a beautiful walk as you stroll in the snow, among…Read More


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Lodging in Waterville Valley

Written by Cantin2 on 26 Feb, 2005

Waterville Valley has a huge variety of lodging choices - this will be just a brief overview with a short description. More elaborate descriptions, especially of timeshare resorts, are covered in my winter journal of Waterville Valley. SILVER FOX - managed by best Western A charming inn…Read More


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Waterville Valley in the summer

Written by Cantin2 on 29 Jan, 2005

What a feeling of energy in this small 500-acre town in the midst of the White Mountains National Forest. It's very visually appealing--green mountains, beautiful flowers, landscaping, lovely hiking trails, and a natural spring-fed pond. W.V. is a resort 8 miles into the National Forest that…Read More


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Town Square

Written by meadowlark on 27 Oct, 2003

The Town Square was a convenient place to look for food and fun during our stay. The condos overlook the square and sit on top of the shops in attractive white wooden buildings. The square itself consists of both souvenoir-type shops, small groceries or convenience…Read More


Activity Pass

Written by Cantin2 on 26 Feb, 2005

A few years ago, Waterville Valley marketed their rentals with an "Activity Pass" included. It's an excellent value and entices you to take part in more activities - more often than you would if you had to pay separately for each. When you check in, each…Read More


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To Ski or Not to Ski?

Written by Magrico on 06 Nov, 2009

Since the 1960s, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, has been well known for its ski area, which features trails and activities for all ages and abilities. From Kids’ Venture Kamps to the Silver Streaks over-50 ski club, from alpine to Nordic, boarders and hot-doggers, you’ll find…Read More


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