Category: New Hampshire

Backwoods luxury - New England glamping

Backwoods luxury – New England glamping

Deep in the woods in the northeastern corners of the U.S., you may wonder what types of accommodations you would find, luxury or otherwise. With nonexistent cell service, few roads, and an almost zero human population, it’s hard to imagine you’d find anything besides trees…lots and lots of trees. But hidden within these miles upon […]

The top 10 places for stunning Autumn colours

The top 10 places for stunning Autumn colours

It’s that time of year again when the foliage on the trees begins to take on all manner of dramatic colours, and budding photographers the world over try to make the most of the myriad of different hues. Tripadvisor have come up with a ‘top 10 spots for stunning Autumn colours’ list (see below). What […]

Book a 'room with a boo' at Omni Hotels this Halloween

Book a ‘room with a boo’ at Omni Hotels this Halloween

This Halloween, guests at Omni Hotels will be sipping on spooky signature cocktails, such as the Red Widow, Trick ‘R’ Treat, Bond’s Eye and Red Eye, while potentially sleeping in an ominously spirited suite from the luxury hotel brand’s “ghost-folio” of properties. Read on if you dare… The historic, and some say haunted, Omni Parker […]

The Balsams brings back the Visiting Chefs Series‏

The Balsams brings back the Visiting Chefs Series‏

The Balsams is proud to announce the third annual Visiting Chefs Series – a new autumn tradition in New England. The popular series of culinary themed weekend events will take place this year between 24th October  and 7th December. Highlights include a special Friday night cocktail reception with that week’s featured chef(s), Saturday culinary demonstrations […]

Take a swing at The Balsams' golf packages‏

Take a swing at The Balsams’ golf packages‏

Grab your clubs and reserve your golf experience with one of  The Balsams‘  most popular packages. With their Golf Free Package, you can enjoy unlimited greens fees on their acclaimed Panorama and Coashaukee courses, nightly midweek accommodations in our award-winning hotel and a delicious breakfast.   All from $119 per person. Alternatively there’s the all-new […]

4th July celebrations at The Balsams, Dixville Notch NH

4th July celebrations at The Balsams, Dixville Notch NH

The 4th of July has been a longstanding annual tradition at The Balsams in New Hampshire, and this year’s celebration promises to be bigger and better than ever. Be part of the fun and enjoy  a full line-up of family-friendly activities and special entertainment. There’ll be an array of things to do and events to […]

Pathways to Plate

Honoured in the Best for Food category of the annual 2007 Gold List prepared by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel, a property managed by Delaware North Companies,  is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. It  is known for serving a blend of classical French and American cuisine. Recipes created […]

Fall Escape at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Fall Escape at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

The AAA 4-diamond Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa in New Hampshire’s White Mountains is celebrating the area’s magnificent fall foliage with a special ‘Fall Escape’ package. It consists of a two night stay, two breakfasts, a 50-minute French aromatherapy massage, a 1-hour  trail ride and more, for as little as $407 per person for […]

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua […]

Great places to snack at a seafood shack

There were some interesting choices in today’s USA Today article on great seafood shacks. Those with websites that made the editorial are: Costello’s Clam Shack, Noank, Connecticut Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar, Cape Cod, Massachusetts Brown’s Seabrook Lobster Pound, Seabrook, New Hampshire Five Islands Lobster Co., Georgetown, Maine

The Best of New England 2006

The Best of New England 2006

Boston Magazine has published 137 winners in its first ever New England Travel & Life Best of New England awards. Among the many  winners are Rhode Island’s  Hotel Providence (Best City Hotel, other than Boston), the Cranwell Resort and Spa (Best Resort in Massachusetts)  and The Wauwinet, Nantucket (Best Hotel for Privacy).

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

In true  Valentines spirit, MSNBC has published their list of the top 10 cross-country ski resorts for lovers. Making the  very US-biased  list are: Callaghan Country at Whistler, British Columbia Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in Alberta Garland Resort in Lewiston, Michigan Lone Mountain Ranch at Big Sky, Montana Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New […]