WATERVILLE VALLEY, New Hampshire — Just two hours north of Boston, Waterville Valley, New Hampshire is delivering on all the elements for a carefree and car-free family vacation this summer. The resort offers a boatload of summer recreation and most of it is included in their popular Summer Unlimited Package . Every day families can enjoy two hours of mountain biking, unlimited tennis on the 18 clay courts, 9 holes of golf, access to the White Mountain Athletic Club with indoor and outdoor pools, and one hour of pedal boots, canoes and kayaks on Corcoran’s Pond. Guests also receive one ride on the Snow’s Mountain Chairlift (to ride, hike or mountain bike back down) and one full day of Kids Camp for ages 6-12 on stays of 3 nights or more.
Prices for the Summer Unlimited 4-Night Package start at $160 per night for a one bedroom condominium that accommodates a family of four. The package is offered at the Black Bear Lodge , Golden Eagle Lodge, Snowy Owl Inn, Village Condominium and Town Square Condominiums, all located within walking distance or a short trolley ride to the activities. Purchase a 4-night stay and the resort will even top off your car-free vacation with a $40 gas voucher to use at the resort’s gas station before heading home. To qualify, guests must download the gas voucher at visitwatervillevalley.com, purchase a 4-night Summer Unlimited Package online at waterville.com and present the voucher at check in. It is offered through September, 2008.
Special events are happening all summer long at Waterville Valley too. The North Country Center for the Arts Children’s Theatre presents traditional folk tales on Thursdays through July. On Sundays, the Squam Lakes Science Center introduces families to a variety of their most popular animals. There’s also Shakespeare performances, art programs at the Curious George and Rey Center , outdoor concerts in Town Square and guided hikes for all ability levels.
Special festivities also include a traditional 4th of July parade and fireworks, outdoor concerts and Independence Day Festival and Waterville’s 3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival on July 19. Plan ahead for the annual Chocolate & Jazz Festival on August 2 and End of Summer Bash over the Labor Day holidays.
For more information, call 1-800-GO-VALLEY or visit www.waterville.com.