Press Kit


Been looking for love in all the wrong places? If you're not in Mt. Washington Valley, NH, you're not in the right spot for love. Check out these HOT SPOTS for romance in the shadow of the Northeast's tallest peak.

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The Kissing Bridge
:The scenic covered bridge that crosses the Wildcat River at the entrance to Jackson, NH was a popular escape for honeymooners of yesteryear. The tale goes that newly-weds would steal a kiss under the covered bridge and their marriage would be blessed. Thus it was named, "The Kissing Bridge". It is still a tradition today to enjoy a kiss in this scenic setting. Just to seal the deal, Jackson, New Hampshire was named one of the top 10 romantic ski towns in the East for the past two years, so once you've traveled through the bridge, romance will still await.

Private Carriage or Sleigh Rides for 2
: There are a number of venues including The Darby Field Inn, Nestlenook Farm Recreation, and The Stables at The Farm by the River offering carriage rides in the summer or sleigh rides in the winter for two. Bring along a bottle of bubbly and some pate, and you=ll have everything you need. Blankets are always provided, and snuggling is also encouraged!

Moonlight Hike to Diana's Baths
: After a short half mile hike from West Side Road in Bartlett, NH, you will come upon a beautiful series of waterfalls and pools, perfect for that secluded moonlit dip. Sit alongside the brook with your loved one while the moon lights the night. This is what the locals call one of the secret romance spots in Mt. Washington Valley, so beware on a full moon night, you might have some company.

Enjoy Fine Dining
: They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. If that's the case, there are a wide variety of excellent restaurants that appeal to every palate. Candlelight dining in a scenic setting can be found throughout Mt. Washington Valley. For those who find decadence romantic, try the Espresso Martini at Bellini's Italian Restaurant. The glass is dipped in thick chocolate then chilled, and the concoction which has been trademarked will definitively start your heart pounding.

Drive the White Mountain Trail
- Great conversations occur in the car, and while you're talking, you can enjoy the brilliant foliage and mountain views from The White Mountain Trail, one of the only scenic byway loops in the country. Your sightseeing tour will take you from Conway, NH, along the Kancamagus Highway, through Franconia and Crawford Notches, and back to North Conway, NH. Make sure to stop along the way at scenic overlooks for photos of the happy couple. For more information on romantic hot spots in Mt. Washington Valley, call the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce at 1 800 367 3364 (800 D0 SEE NH) of visit them on the web at