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Why North Conway Is Perfect for Canadian Visitors

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Canada FlagThinking about where to stay on your next vacation, but hate the idea of traveling? The Stonehurst Manor in North Conway, New Hampshire, is your home close to home. Take the whole family and explore the wonders of the Mt. Washington Valley. You’re sure to find something everyone will love. Here’s just a sample of the amazing activities that await:

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Test Your Golfing Skills

With a variety of 9-hole and 18-hole courses across nine scenic locations, Mt. Washington Valley has plenty of green to keep you occupied. Sign up for a tournament, play casually, or take private lessons from some of golf’s biggest names. You’ll also enjoy great food, great shops and superb hospitality.

Relax and Enjoy Nature

Hike across 25 miles of gorgeous trails festooned with rare, beautiful flowers. Located on the eastern shoulder of Mt. Washington, the Alpine Garden offers some of the most fantastic views just outside of Canada. Early summer is the best time to catch the flowers in full bloom. The Alpine Garden is also home to rare alpine birds such as Bicknell’s Thrush.

Hike to the Max

Pack your granola bars and tackle one of three refreshing hikes. The Black Cap trail is perfect for a day outdoors with the kids. The trail up Mt. Chocorua takes you from quiet brooks to a rugged summit with a dazzling view, especially in the fall. Seasoned hikers will love the challenge of conquering the long and scenic Mt. Carrigain trail.

Enjoy the Mountains on Horseback

Just a couple miles from the Stonehurst Manor, the stables at The Farm by the River offer a classic way to take in the fresh mountain air. The stable’s friendly horses are ready to take you across idyllic meadows along the sparkling Saco River, where you can enjoy a breathtaking mountain view. The trail dates back to colonial American times.

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Dine Like a King

Take your tastebuds to a whole new world without going too far. With a rich history of cuisune spanning over 60 years, Stonehurst Manor offers an eclectic, delectable mix of dishes prepared from fresh, local ingredients. Treat the family to a gourmet meal, or just hang out and sip one of Stonehurst Manor’s specialty cocktails.

Treat the Kids

North Conway offers great fun for the whole family. Kids can splash and slide to their hearts’ content at the Kahuna Laguna Indoor Water Park. Kids and kids at heart will want to ride the new mountain coasters at Cranmore and Attitash over and over again. One thing’s for sure: the kids won’t be bored.

Ride the Slopes

Enjoy all the alpine action you can handle! Just a few hops, skips and jumps from home, Mt. Washington Valley offers seven ski resorts and six cross country centers. From canopy tours to tubing to good old fashioned skiing, these mountains pack a whopping 250 total trails. Bring the kids and enjoy a true snowbound experience that won’t break your wallet.

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