Taking the family on your weekend getaway? Loon Mountain has a variety of terrain for everyone in your family, including their award-winning terrain parks, novice terrain, and tree skiing. Plus it’s only a short two hour drive from Boston.
Lodging near Loon:
The Mountain Club on Loon is located slopeside, giving you the only ski-in ski-out access on Loon Mountain.
Adjacent to the Pemigewassett River, the Rivergreen Resort in the town of Lincoln is just a 15 minutes drive to Loon. http://www.rivergreenresort.com/
Dining near Loon:
The Common Man is a favorite family restaurant in Lincoln. Be sure to try their famous crab cakes while you’re in.
Gordi’s Fish and Steak House understands the skiing lifestyle, as the owners were Olympians in the 60s and 70s. Check it out for steak, lobster, or some après ski.
Bretton Woods, NH
Located in scenic Mt. Washington Valley, Bretton Woods Resort’s claim to fame is that it’s New Hampshire’s largest ski resort, with 464 skiable acres. It’s about 2 hours and 30 minutes from Boston.
Lodging near Bretton Woods:
It would be wrong to visit Bretton Woods and not at least visit the beautiful Mount Washington Hotel. Go all out this long-weekend and spend the extra cash to have a perfect weekend at Bretton Woods Resort.
We understand if the Mount Washington Hotel is a bit out of your price range, after all, it is a favorite destination for presidents, celebrities, and the like. The Highland Center at Crawford Notch is more reasonable, and was also voted in National Geographic’s Top 50 Ecolodges Worldwide. http://www.outdoors.org/lodging/whitemountains/highland/index.cfm
Dining near Bretton Woods:
The Mount Washington Hotel Dining Room offers traditional yet elegant New England-style cuisine in a formal setting.
For a good meal in a more casual setting, Fabyan’s Station, located across from the Bretton Woods alpine area, serves a traditional pub menu in an old converted railroad station.
Sunday River, ME
Spread out across eight peaks, Sunday River is one of Maine’s largest ski resorts, and just three hours from Boston.
Lodging near Sunday River:
The Jordan Grand Resort Hotel is one of two slopeside addresses at Sunday River, located at the base of the Jordan Bowl.
Substitute slopeside access for quaint, country living and spend the weekend at the beautiful Victoria Inn in the heart of Bethel, ME.
Dining near Sunday River:
For fun après ski action, pizza and steaks, check out the Matterhorn Ski Bar.
For a casual dining experience, and live entertainment, check out the Phoenix House and Well in nearby Newry, ME.