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The Romance Olympics

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Olympic fever is upon us, and we’re getting right into the spirit of it here inn North Conway! We decided to put some of our local vendors in head-to-head competition to see how they would fare. This is great news for you because after these battle royales, the clear winners will emerge and give you a leg-up in making your romantic choices here in the Mount Washington Valley!

Let the games begin!

Flowers

The Matchup: Handpicked or Ruthie’s Flower Shop

And the winner is…Ruthie’s Flower Shop!

Hands down, it pays to let the girls at Ruthie’s Flower Shop take care of your arrangement. They’ve been doing it for over twenty years and they’ve built quite a reputation in the Mount Washington Valley. Besides, do you really want to bring pruning shears and gloves on your vacation?

A Romantic Dinner

The Matchup: Takeout or Stonehurst

And the winner is…Stonehurst Manor!

Hands down, Stonehurst Manor is the way to go! Check out some of the specials such as (advertise best deals)[Thursday nights' three course meal for $30.00. Pit smoked prime rib, wood fired pizza, and daily fresh baked bread by Greg the bread master] are all reasons to forget about the Chinese food and visit Stonehurst!

Chocolate

The Matchup: Gas Station Dollar Candy Bar or Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

And the winner is…Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory!

No question here, the variety and quality of chocolaty treats offered by the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory are far superior to any mass-produced convenience eats! Nougats, turtles, chocolate covered Oreos…the list goes on! Splurge a little, and savor the goodness!

Relaxing Music

The Matchup: Romantic iPod Mix or Live Music at the Stone Mountain Art Center

And the winner is…Stone Mountain Art Center!

We love the romantic mix. Really, we do. We love the thought that goes into creating it and the emotions that are evoked from each title on the track. But, the Stone Mountain Arts Center offers an entire experience that will create a brand new soundtrack for your romantic memories. You must check it out!

A Romantic Stroll

The Matchup: Down Main Street or Down the Trail

And the winner is…Down Main Street!

This was a well-fought battle, indeed. Not much beats the feeling of being out on the trail enjoying all of what New Hampshire’s unique natural environments have to offer. But the extra gear, the sweat, and the occasional bug all helped the casual walk down Main Street edge out and win this battle by a mere fractions. Besides, you’ll find the romantic opportunities on Main Street to be endless.

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading about our Mount Washington Valley Romance Olympics! Let us know if there’s another “battle” you’d like to see a write up about, or if you’re having a hard time deciding between two or three things, drop us a line! We’ll help sort it out for you.

Take care!

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