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Eye on the Storm

Travel

There's no El Niño or La Niña on the way, so we asked four weather experts what to expect this winter.

Best Dining with a View

Travel

Superb scenery is on the menu at these mountain restaurants.

Into the Woods

Travel

New trails at Bretton Woods mean only one thing to Boston skiers: Take Friday off. Stepping inside the Mount Washington Hotel's massive turn-of-the-century lobby, it's difficult to know where to look first: Tiffany-glass transoms, cast-plaster moldings, solid-brass fixtures, ornate Corinthian capitals. In front of the enormous fireplace, skiers relax after a day on the slopes of New Hampshire's Bretton Woods Mountain Resort, kicking back on timeworn antique furniture. A stately grandfather clock marks the time nearby.

Details: Bretton Woods

Here are the basics for skiing, staying and dining at Bretton Woods Mountain Resort.

Published: February 2003

Traveler: Top 10 Picks For New Year's 2000

Travel

The New Year's trips that are still available in the United States.

Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire: Rank 19 East, 1997

Features

Still rustic and rough-hewn, Cannon lets you experience skiing the way it used be.

Attitash, New Hampshire: Rank 17 East, 1997

Features

If Wildcat is the bruiser of the Mount Washington Valley, Attitash is the soother.

Enduring Grandeur: The Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods

The Mount Washington is a concert grand that commands the White Mountain stage.

The Mount Washington is a concert grand that commands the White Mountain stage. It's a stunning example of Spanish Renaissance Revival architecture, with the snowcapped peak of its namesake providing fitting backdrop. Few resorts can compete with the Mount Washington in delivering grandeur and pomp on such an immense scale: The lobby alone is 230 feet long and up to 60 feet wide. Add to that a royal lineage and a place in world history: In 1944, the World Bank was created and the gold standard set at the Bretton Woods Monetary Conference.

Ski East: Sleeping In, January 1998

Features

Where to sleep in in the East.

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