Every winter, RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain transforms its outdoor lagoon swimming pool into a state-of-the-art ice skating rink for all ages to enjoy. Nestled under Loon’s South Peak overlooking the Pemi, the ice skating rink containing a network of miles of tubes carrying super-cooled glycol that ensures the most extraordinary ice skating experience for guests. Whether you’re skating under the stars or watching the stars in one of RiverWalk Resort’s many ice skating shows, tons of famous skaters have graced the ice rink with their skates. Some have even landed some technically challenging jumps and twists on the rink! Check out a few of the famous skaters that have enjoyed RiverWalk Resort’s ice skating rink over the years.
Whether you have been coming to the White Mountains since you were a young child or this will be your first (of hopefully many) visit, the White Mountains of New Hampshire is home to tons of outdoor winter fun. Usually, the only things you have to be concerned about is the weather and if your favorite ski trail will be open, but since we’re still in the middle of a global pandemic, we all have a little bit more on your minds these days. But, rest assure, the White Mountains is open for all your outdoor winter activities and doing everything possible to keep you safe.
According to a recent U.S. Travel Association report, more than half of working Americans don’t use all of their paid vacation days. They forfeit an average of 212 million days, which is equivalent to about $62.2 billion in lost benefits. Most Americans struggle to disconnect from the daily demands of their work. Research shows that taking vacation time actually increases your productivity by making you more resilient, improving cognitive function, creativity, and problem-solving.
Now that the heat and humidity (and the annoying black flies!) of the summer have left us for the year, it’s time to hit the road or trails again. Fall is the perfect time of year to hop on your bike for a short or long ride. The leaves are starting to turn or have already fallen, and the temperatures are still warm enough to enjoy a short sleeve jersey (the mornings are cool).
Schools out and it’s time to have some fun in the White Mountains! Here's the ultimate family summer bucket list for Lincoln, New Hampshire. 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 vacation must-do list.
There is nothing more relaxing than arriving at your home away from home and shutting the computer down after a long work week and parking the car for the weekend. The RiverWalk Resort is centered in the heart of Lincoln making it the perfect destination to make your home base. With a shuttle bus service to Loon, luxury amenities at the resort, and tons of food and entertainment options within a short walk come to the RiverWalk Resort to park and play.
Maintaining pristine ice for the nation’s only lagoon skating rink isn’t easy. It takes a team of RiverWalk Resort employees to keep the ice in tip-top shape for skaters all winter long. Starting in November, the RiverWalk’s 167,000-gallon outdoor lagoon swimming pool is transformed into a perfect sheet of ice with the help of a complex network of tubes carrying super-cooled glycol.
The White Mountains have been a tourist destination since the American Industrial Revolution when wealth families would escape the smoky cities for the fresh mountain air. The Greater Lincoln area is home to two world-class family-friendly ski mountains, but skiing isn’t the only winter activity you can do in the area. It’s time to bundle up and head outside to explore the winter wonderland.
This blog post is part of "The Guide to Winter Activities in The White Mountains" blog series.
Don’t leave your dog home when you head to the mountains this winter. There are plenty of fun activities for the whole family, including Fido, in the western White Mountains. If you have a high energy four-legged furball, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing is a wonderful way to tire them out for a day. Your pup will enjoy a good snooze by the fireplace while you enjoy a glass of wine after a fun day in the snow. Lincoln and the surrounding White Mountains offer an abundance of dog-friendly activities, so let your dog ride shotgun as you drive to Lincoln this winter.
This blog post is part of “The RiverWalk Guide to Ownership” and "The Guide to Winter Activities in The White Mountains" blog series.
Just like humans, your favorite furry four-legged friend needs a vacation, too! Explore the old conifer forests and the glacial peaks of the White Mountains year-round with Fido and the family in tow. Lincoln, New Hampshire is a dog-friendly town. You’ll see plenty of locals and visitors alike with their canine best friends walking around town and out on the trails. Pack the dog treats and head to Lincoln with the whole family this year!
This blog post is part of “The RiverWalk Guide to Ownership” blog series.