The kids might be back in school, but summer isn’t over yet! The humid summer days are behind us allowing for the cool mountain air to arrive in the White Mountains after a long hot summer. In another month or so, the leaves will start turning into a kaleidoscope of colors and the leaf peepers will be back in droves.
There’s nothing that makes me cringe more than sales. Once upon a time before I really became an experienced traveler, I went to the Boston Travel Show and got sucked into a sales pitch. All I had to do was spend a “free” night at a new hotel in western Massachusetts then I’d get roundtrip tickets and a three-night stay in San Diego. It sounded like a no brainer to me!
Schools out and it’s time to have some fun in the White Mountains! Here's the ultimate summer bucket list for Lincoln, NH. There is no shortage of fun and active things to do in the mountains during the hot summer months. If you're looking for something fun on a hot day, head over to Whale’s Tale Waterpark to cool off or take the Aerial Tramway to the 4,080-foot summit of Cannon Mountain. Start ticking off mountain peaks for the 4,000-footer club or fly high through the treetops on a zipline. Whatever you choose to do in the western White Mountains, it’ll be a summer to remember! Make sure to add these summer bucket list ideas to your list.
In 2017, the United States travel and tourism industry generated over $1.6 trillion and supported over 78 million jobs across the country. The Department of Commerce predicts that over 95.5 million international visitors will visit the U.S. annually by 2023, which is nearly twice the number of visitors in 2000. Of the $1.7 trillion spent on travel in the U.S. in 2017, approximately $300 billion was spent on accommodations. With the increase in international travel to the United States, there will be more jobs available in the hospitality and tourism industry, especially in the resort industry.
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Did you know that the RiverWalk Resort offers special packages? There is a little something for everyone. Choose from romantic getaways for your sweetheart or best friend packages where you can take your favorite gal pal for an adventure in the western White Mountains. Take a look at what the RiverWalk has to offer and book your package today.
Sometimes you just want to stay in one place on your summer vacation. The weather is too nice to spend hours in the car driving to and from all the things you want to do. Just park your car at the RiverWalk Resort and enjoy all the incredible things you can do at both the resort and nearby in town. From delicious food and drinks to walking along the Pemi to mountain biking at Loon Mountain, here are a few of the best things to do without your car. Just park it and play all vacation long!
It was just like any Friday morning. I went for my morning walk around the neighborhood. I played with Jane and Anna next door before my mom called me inside for my morning nap. I found my favorite spot in the sun by the window and curled up to catch a few “zzz’s” before the mail arrives. I woke up to my mom packing the suitcases. Oh no! I know what this means – I’m heading to the kennel.
Sometimes you just need a break from your daily life. Between work, family, and other commitments, life can be a delicate balance of punching your timecard in your 9-5, feeding the kids, and watching the latest episode of Game of Thrones. Call grandma and grandpa and tell your boss you need a few days off. It’s time to book a midweek getaway to the RiverWalk Resort. There is something for everyone in Lincoln - Woodstock and no matter what midweek getaway style trip you book, you’ll leave with incredible memories.
Spring in the White Mountains is a beautiful experience. Not only will you get to see Mother Nature wake up from her long winter hibernation, but you don’t have to battle the crowds to visit all your favorite places. Sure, there may be a little mud here and there (and spring flowers), but don’t let that deter you from having a great time discovering all the best things to do in the Greater Lincoln area this spring. Here's a few spring bucket list ideas.
During the Victorian era, America’s elite often escaped the soot and congestion of cities, like Boston and New York, for the pristine landscapes and fresh mountain air of the White Mountains. From the late 18th century through the 19th century, thousands of city dwellers headed to many small mountain towns dotted amongst the granite peaks and forests in the North Country staying in luxury hotels like the Mount Washington Resort, The Wentworth, and the Balsams Resort. While many of the famous resorts and inns are now gone, several resorts and hotels have popped up in the recent years in the White Mountains to continue the legacy of the resorts before them.
This blog post is part of “The RiverWalk Guide to Ownership” blog series.