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Shop Till You Drop in Tax-Free NH - Harvest to Holidays, 2009


Survival kits loaded with great coupons, discounts and snacks, help holiday shoppers take advantage of tax-free shopping in Mt. Washington Valley, NH.

NORTH CONWAY, NH - The Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce has partnered with area lodging properties to create incredible shopping getaways from now through the holiday shopping season for visitors looking to tackle their holiday shopping lists. 

The Mt. Washington Valley, known for its fantastic tax-free shopping and over 200 brand name outlets, boutiques, galleries and craft shops, is equipping shoppers with fashionable brightly colored purses dubbed ‘Shopping Survival Kits.' The holiday shopping kits, complete with dining and shopping coupons, small gifts, energy bars, samples and more, await those who book a Shop ‘til You Drop getaway at participating lodging properties in Mt. Washington Valley. 

Listed below are just a few of the great ‘Shop ‘til You Drop' holiday shopping packages. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are quoted for double occupancy and do not include 9% New Hampshire Rooms and Meals taxes.

Mt. Washington B&B: Shop, Shop, Shop Til You Can't Shop No More Package
Package includes: Two nights lodging, holiday themed breakfast each morning with gingerbread pancakes and eggnog french toast, hot chocolate and holiday cookies in the afternoon, a ‘Shopping Survival Kit,' wrapping supplies and a Mt. Washington B&B keepsake ornament for your tree at home! Pricing starts at $170 per night based on double occupancy. The package is available from November 27 to December 20, 2009.

Buttonwood Inn: Shopping - Harvest to Holiday Shop 'Til You Drop Package
Package includes: One or more nights lodging (minimum two nights required on weekends), a full gourmet breakfast each morning, afternoon tea and hot chocolate with owner Paula's baked treats and a ‘Shopping Survival Kit.' On the weekdays, one night packages start from $69 per person, two nights start from $108 per person. On the weekend, two nights start from $120 per person. The package is available now until December 23, 2009. The rates require double occupancy, vary by room type and are subject to availability.

Darby Field Inn & Restaurant: Weekend Holiday Shopping Extravaganza!
Package includes: Two nights lodging in the same room, two full country breakfasts for two, ‘Shopping Survival Kits' and a free candlelight dinner for two. Rates for this package start at $290 and vary by room type. Gratuity for the free candlelight dinner ($14) will be added to the bill. This package is available from now until December 19, 2009.

The White Mountain Hotel & Resort: Harvest to Holiday Shopping Package
Package includes: Two nights lodging, breakfast each day, one dinner and a ‘Shopping Survival Kit.' Guests can opt to substitute the grand Sunday brunch for one breakfast on weekend packages. Packages start at $149 per person midweek and $209 per person on weekends, based on double occupancy. The package is available now until December 24, 2009. Not available November 25 and 26, 2009.

Cranmore Mountain Lodge: Shop ‘Til You Drop Package
Package includes: Two night stay either weekdays or weekends, a full country breakfast cooked-to-order each morning, a $30 voucher to dine in or take out at Rafferty's Restaurant & Pub or at A Taste Of Thai Restaurant, a ‘Shopping Survival Kit' and use of the outdoor hot tub. The package starts at $171 for two (extra $20 per night plus tax charged during Thanksgiving weekend). Rates are based on double occupancy and gratuities are not included. The package is available now through December 23, 2009. 

To learn more about the packages listed or to view other ‘Shop ‘til Your Drop' packages go to Vacation Specials found at (packages are listed under Shop 'til You Drop TAX FREE). This season-long shopping promotion is part of the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce's Harvest to Holiday program, sponsored by Settlers' Green Outlet Village, Christmas Tree Shops and the North Conway Village Association. 

For more information on Mt Washington Valley, NH including lodging, activities, dining and events visit or call 1-800-DO-SEE-NH, 1-800-DO-SEE-NH        800-367-3364      ). To receive up-to-date information and mobile alerts on Mt. Washington Valley promotions text: MWV to 71297.