Gazebo Breakfast Area July 07 2014

The International Appeal of Stonehurst Manor

Tucked away in New England’s mythic White Mountains, the Stonehurst Manor in North Conway, New Hampshire offers a window into alpine majesty. As if stolen from a fairytale, the landscape captivates with its verdant forest foreground and magnificent mountain background. Marry the scenery with the luxury afforded by the manor itself, and a world-class vacation experience is born. One that is guaranteed to enchant all … Read More

Reading a book July 04 2014

Best Vacations for Book Lovers

If your idea of a great way to unwind includes books, plan a vacation based on your love of reading. Instead of curling up on your couch after visiting the local library or bookstore, consider traveling to one of these vacation destinations for bibliophiles. The Library Hotel (New York) The Library Hotel on Madison Avenue near Grand Central Station is exactly what it sounds like. … Read More

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Tubing down the Saco River

If you’re looking to try something new this summer, we recommend tubing down the Saco River in Conway, New Hampshire. With crystal clear water and an average depth of 3 ft., the Saco is a safe and enjoyable way to spend a summer afternoon with friends. How does it work? Your river adventure couldn’t be easier when you team up with the Saco Canoe Rental … Read More

Passport and Money July 03 2014

What are you really getting for your travel dollars?

For people traveling, one of the biggest concerns tends to be cost. People want to get the most from their trip for the money they have budgeted, but sometimes it can be difficult to note all the different areas where money will be required. Whether one is traveling domestically or internationally, careful considerations of all the areas that might end up costing money can be … Read More

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Jessica Parent – Featured Bride of the Month

Meet Jessica Parent, our featured bride of the month! This beautiful girl and her handsome husband have a very sweet story to share about love, window panes, and magic photo booths! Follow along with the Q&A to take the journey from when they met to when they were married, overlooking the mountains at the Manor. Q. How did you two meet? A. We met at … Read More

Skiing-bad-boy-Bode-Miller June 20 2014

7 Famous Personalities with NH Roots

Have you ever wondered where famous people come from? It’s often strange to think about the famous or even the infamous for that matter, as people. We often see them as characters on the screen and forget they were children just like us, had difficulties growing up and adventures along the way to stardom. Let’s face it, David Schwimmer will always be Ross from friends, … Read More

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National Adopt a Cat Month

There is an official wiggle your toes day. No, we’re not kidding, there is an actual day for this. In fact, there are National “days” for just about anything. In our travels we found National Crabmeat Day, Static Electricity Day and even a National Rubber Duckie Day. Sure it’s silly, but hey, who does it hurt? To be honest, while I wrote this blog I … Read More

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NH Farmers Market – Cooking with Mushrooms

In case you haven’t heard, there is a strong farm-to-table movement happening in New Hampshire and you can be a part of it. The only requirement to join this movement is a keen desire to eat healthy, organic, environmentally sustainable fruits, vegetables and meats. Sounds pretty simple right? New Hampshire has a growing population of folks who want to know where their food comes from, … Read More

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5 Refreshing Drinks for Summer

Summer is finally here. The wind carries the sweet scent of freshly cut grass, the birds are chirping and the sun is bronzing the white pasty sticks you call legs after a long and brutal New Hampshire winter. As you recline in your freshly painted Adirondack chair and behold the majestic White Mountains you may forget about your vitamin D deficiencies with a cool refreshing … Read More

IMG_0784-copy May 28 2014

New Hampshire Waterfalls

Waterfalls are natural wonders of beauty. Whether you are going out for a brisk hike or a day long adventure with your family, finding a waterfall in the middle of a forest is quite the treasure. The roar and vibrations of the constantly falling water invigorates your senses. At the same time, the misty splash where the falls pools at its base gives waterfalls a … Read More