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Harvest to Holidays means shopping survival kits, restaurant offers and tax-free shopping

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 8, 2010

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Grab a friend and head to tax-free New Hampshire to get a jump on holiday shopping

North Conway, NH - With more than 200 national brand-name outlets, boutiques, craft and antique shops, it's no wonder that Mt Washington Valley is considered New England's premier shopping destination.  From now through the holidays, Mt Washington Valley celebrates shoppers with the Harvest to Holidays promotion, including a full line-up of events and lodging shopping packages with plenty of coupons, samples and incentives to shop in tax-free New Hampshire.  Nearly 20 lodging properties throughout Mt Washington Valley, including B&Bs, hotels, condos and motels, are offering shopping packages including Shopping Survival Kits that will double as a lunch bag in the future.  These kits come with dining and shopping coupons, small gifts, energy bars, samples and more.  Shopping survival kits are only available through Harvest to Holidays lodging packages.  For a complete list of lodging properties offering Harvest to Holidays packages, visit and click on the Harvest to Holidays box in the center of the page.

Here is a sampling of some of the packages being offered:

Cranmore Mountain Lodge, North Conway, NH: This shopping package includes lodging, dining, discounts and rewards shoppers for traveling green.  The package includes a two night stay for two, a full country breakfast cooked-to-order each morning, a fashionable brightly colored tote for each person in the travel party including the shopping survival kit with a VIP card for 15 to 30 percent more savings on selected stores.  Additionally, after shopping, guests can relax in the inn's outdoor hot tub, then head to one of the local restaurants with a $30 voucher for dinner at The Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub or Rafferty's Pub & Restaurant .Those arriving in a hybrid car will also receive a $20 voucher for a future stay. All this starts at $212.22 per couple (2 people to a room).  Rates vary with room choices.

Eagle Mountain House, Jackson, NH:  Book the Shop for the Holidays package and you'll find plenty of added value. This package includes accommodations, full American breakfast, an Eagle Mountain souvenir, plus your shopping bag filled with coupons, samples, and offers. Stay one or more nights; the cost is $66.50 per person per night when two stay in the room.  This package is offered November 8 - December 20, 2010.  Be sure to mention the GIRL package when booking.

White Mountain Hotel & Resort, North Conway, NH: Shop until you drop at this resort hotel.  Enjoy two shopping filled days and relaxing nights, breakfast each day (brunch on the weekend package), dinner one evening and a pocketbook full of goodies and discounted coupons!  Midweek package starts at $139 ppdo, and the weekend package starts at $209 ppdo. Enjoy complimentary use of the indoor-outdoor heated pool, beautiful views of North Conway, and easy access to North Conway shopping too.

For more information and links to nearly 20 Harvest to Holidays shopping packages throughout Mt Washington Valley, visit  Not a shopper?  Have no fear; there are plenty of other things to do in Mt Washington Valley.  From early season skiing to late season hiking, biking, museums and plenty of watering holes for dining and watching the game on TV, Mt Washington Valley is unique in its offerings for everyone from adventure seekers and families to travelers seeking R&R.  For your vacation planning guide and an up-to-date list of events, visit or call 1-800-DO-SEE-NH (800-367-3364).

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