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A Guide to The Best Local Day & Weekend Trips

Jul 08, 2016 08:35PM ● By Erin Frisch
Looking to get away? No, this isn't another Southwest, ad but if you're looking for a day trip, a weekend getaway, or maybe even a 'staycation,' we've got a list to consider. It is summer after all and a little getaway is just what the doctor ordered.

Weekend Getaways

Trumbull House Bed & Breakfast in Hanover

The Trumbull House Bed and Breakfast was the first bed and breakfast in Hanover, and it has been family-run since 1995. The property sits on sixteen acres with beautiful grounds to explore. Each of the six guest rooms is welcoming with plenty of amenities.The bed and breakfast has several inviting sitting areas, but if you are looking for more activity, you can take advantage of the hiking trails, target golf, a basketball half-court, and a swimming pond. Daily breakfast can be served whenever you prefer, and it includes fresh muffins, coffee cake, or scones as well as fresh fruit and a range of entrees such as granola, poached eggs, omelets, and buttermilk pancakes. Book today by clicking here.


The Inn at Golden Pond 

The Inn on Golden Pond  has been in business for 30 years and is just a short walk from Squam Lake. The building was originally a private colonial home and today it has been converted into the relaxing inn with eight guest rooms.The Inn on Golden Pond has been in business for 30 years and is just a short walk from Squam Lake. The building was originally a private colonial home and today it has been converted into the relaxing inn with eight guest rooms. For reservations click here.


Omni Bretton Arms Inn

The Omni Bretton Arms Inn at Mount Washington Inn is located within the White Mountains’ Presidential Range, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy beautiful views in a historic inn. The rooms are cozy and feature luxurious amenities such as private baths, in-room safes, and windows that actually open. You also have convenient Wi-Fi service throughout the property. You can alternatively stay in another area of the Omni Mount Washington Resort or the Bretton Woods Townhomes. To book your weekend getaway click here


The Christmas Farm Inn & Spa

This Inn and Spa  is ideal for family and romantic getaways with a range of rooms, suites, and amenities as well as a great location. Every guest room or suite is unique with its own whimsical folk art, antique-shop finds, and family heirlooms. You can select from rooms in the Main Inn, suites in the Carriage House, Salt Box rooms, handcrafted cottages, or Family Barn Suits, providing options for groups of all sizes. The full-service spa includes a fitness center, hot tub, and both indoor and outdoor pools. The staff members use Aveda spa products and offer a range of delightful treatments. The on-site restaurant serves New England dishes that are made with local, fresh ingredients whenever possible. There are also great daily specials. The inn is just a short drive from Story Land, Santa’s Village, great tax-free shopping, and romantic destinations. For more details click here.


The Wentworth 

The Wentworth is a picturesque inn perfect for romantic getaways, special occasions, and corporate retreats. It was built in 1869, and Jackson Falls sits on one side of the property while the PGA Wentworth Golf Course sits on the other. The main inn has sixteen standard queen rooms, three superior rooms featuring two double beds, and two superior queen rooms with single pullout sleeper sofa beds. The spa services are available in your room or in the Thornycroft Spa Room and include massages, wraps, sea salt therapy, and a couple’s escape. There is a full-service gym on-site with exercise equipment, dumbbells, medicine balls, yoga mats, and more. The Wentworth also serves breakfast and dinner. To book click here.


Day Trips (Click Each Link for More Info)

  • Loon Mountain & Waterville Valley

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