Mt Washington Valley Ski Resorts Partner With Lodging
|Finally, one ticket that fits all! thirteen ski resorts and cross country centers of Mt. Washington Valley, NH will partner with lodging properties throughout the Valley to offer ski & stay packages featuring a midweek ticket good at all seven alpine ski resorts and six cross country centers in the Ski Mt. Washington Valley consortium . Now, skiers will enjoy the freedom to choose any of Mt. Washington Valley's award-winning ski resorts when they stay with participating lodging properties midweek.|
Skiers asked for it, and they've finally gotten it. The thirteen ski resorts and cross country centers of Mt. Washington Valley, NH will partner with lodging properties throughout the Valley to offer ski & stay packages featuring a midweek ticket good at all seven alpine ski resorts and six cross country centers in the Ski Mt. Washington Valley consortium . Now, skiers will enjoy the freedom to choose any of Mt. Washington Valley's award-winning ski resorts when they stay with participating lodging properties midweek. That's not all, the same pass will offer all cross country skiers rentals and a group lesson, along with a trail pass. Home to more than 250 alpine ski trials and over 450 km of cross country skiing, not to mention 200 outlets, boutiques and shops, and more than 70 restaurants and après-ski options, Mt. Washington Valley is New England's premier ski and stay destination. Recently named "one of the ten coolest ski towns in America" by Men's Journal, North Conway and the surrounding villages and towns look forward to welcoming skiers seeking plenty of fabulous skiing, and freedom to choose from thirteen ski resorts.
Packages featuring the new interchangeable ticket will be offered Sunday through Thursday nights from January 2, 2006 - March 16, 2006. The only blackout date is during February vacation week, February 19-23, 2006. Participating alpine ski areas include Attitash, Black Mountain, Bretton Woods, Cranmore, King Pine, Shawnee Peak, and Wildcat. Nordic options include Bear Notch, Bretton Woods, Great Glen, Jackson Ski Touring, King Pine, and MWV Ski Touring. To date, more than 35 lodging properties have signed on with ski and stay packages featuring the ticket. Skiers have their choice of cozy B&Bs and country inns, budget motels, or full service resorts all offering the interchangeable midweek ticket with ski and stay packages. The interchangeable ticket is good Monday through Friday, and is only offered through lodging packages, and is not available for purchase at any participating ski resorts or cross country centers. Here is a sampling of Ski & Stay packages featuring the new interchangeable ticket being offered by Mt. Washington Valley lodging properties. All packages are available weekdays (Monday-Friday) January 2, 2006 through March 16, 2006, excluding February 19-26, 2006.
Christmas Farm Inn, Jackson, NH: Enjoy one of the most exciting midweek ski packages in the Mount Washington Valley. A flexible ticket to include Attitash, Bretton Woods, Black Mountain, Mount Cranmore, King Pine, Shawnee Peak and Wildcat Ski Area, along with Nordic Centers at Bretton Woods, Bear Notch, Great Glen, Jackson Ski Touring, Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring and King Pine. The package includes standard overnight accommodations, a full country breakfast, along with flexible ski passes. Downhill packages include an all day lift ticket, and Nordic includes an all day trail pass, rentals and a group lesson. Available Sunday-Thursday for $177.00, plus tax and gratuity. Info: 800-443-5837 (Hi Elves), www.christmasfarminn.com.
Inn at Crystal Lake, Eaton, NH: Don't miss this midweek ski and stay special! This is the first time that all the major ski areas of the Mt. Washington Valley have come together to offer such a great opportunity for lodging properties. Take that personal day or beg you boss for a day or two off! Available Sunday-Thursday, one nights lodging, and breakfast for two plus two ski vouchers redeemable at ANY of the Nordic or Alpine skis areas is only $140.00 per couple per night (not available holidays or school vacations - although this offer is valid for New Hampshire school vacation and Martin Luther King Day). Info: 800-343-7336, www.innatcrystallake.com. Locust Hill B&B, North Conway, NH: Look forward to a choice of Valley-wide skiing with the midweek winter ski packages. Packages include lodging, breakfast and skiing at seven alpine and six nordic ski areas. Sample rates for two persons: one night lodging, breakfast, all day skiing at the area of your choice $148 (one ski pass per person); two nights lodging and breakfasts, two days skiing at the areas of your choice $289 (two ski passes per person); 3 nights lodging and breakfasts, 3 days skiing at the areas of your choice $412. Info: 603-356-6135, www.locusthillnh.com.
Peace With-Inn, Fryeburg, Maine: Take advantage of the Couples Ski & Stay Package. Stay any two days of the week, and receive two free lift tickets to Shawnee Peak or Cranmore. Stay two midweek (Mon-Fri) nights and receive two free passes honored at any of the Valley's thirteen ski resorts. Room rates start at $95 per couple/night, including a full breakfast for two. Take advantage of the newly created mini spa, and ask about adding spa treatments for relaxing après ski time. Info: 877-935-7322, www.peacewithinn.com.
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort and Conference Center, North Conway, NH: Got Flex Time? Come to the Mount Washington Valley and take advantage of the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort midweek ski package. The package includes one nights lodging, breakfast for two, and two ski passes to the ski resort or XC Center of your choice, plus enjoy the indoor pool and resort restaurants and taverns for $199.50 plus tax. Reap the benefits of midweek travel, starting January 2, 2006. Info: 800-R-JACKET (752-2538), www.redjacketresorts.com.
Riverbend Inn, Chocorua, NH: Play hooky and take a midweek ski break. With this special midweek package, ski your favorite mountain or discover a new one. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, curl up with a mug of hot chocolate around the roaring fire and simply relax. Stay Sunday through Thursday, and receive an all day lift ticket for any of seven Alpine (downhill) ski areas or discover any of six great Nordic (cross-country) centers where you'll get all day trail passes, rentals and group lessons. Rates for two include two nights lodging, full breakfasts, and two ski passes from $229 to $379, depending on room. Info: 800-628-6944, www.riverbendinn.com.
Royalty Inn, Gorham, NH: Wonderfully affordable rates and a choice of any of the thirteen ski areas make this a perfect reason to ski midweek. Stay in a deluxe room with two full-sized beds, enjoy breakfast each morning for each person in the party and a choice of a lift ticket for any of the seven downhill resorts or a trail pass, equipment rental and lesson for any of the six XC Ski Touring Centers. Packages including one night's lodging are $88 per person for singles, $64 per person for doubles. Packages with two nights lodging are $156 per person for singles and $117 per person for couples. Info: 800-437-3529, www.royaltyinn.com.
For a complete list, of more than 35 packages featuring the new interchangeable ski pass, please visit www.mtwashingtonvalley.org/SnowMuchFun . For more information on planning your skiing getaway to Mt. Washington Valley, visit www.mtwashingtonvalley.org or call 800-367-3364 (800-DO-SEE-NH) for a complete Tips and Tours Guidebook to the region. # # #