Winter Activities for Stonehurst Manor guests
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Winter Activities for Stonehurst Manor Guests

Welcome to Ski Country
North Conway is among the top 25 ski towns in the world according to National Geographic and rated the number one best value ski destination in the Northeast by Trip Advisor in 2011 and 2012. This area offers 13 ski resorts and XC Centers all within a 30-minute drive from the Manor. More than 300 trails and glades to ski and ride and over 450 km of cross country trails to explore on skis or snowshoes. Cranmore Mountain is just 2 miles away and Manor guests have doorstep access to the 45 km network of trails maintained by the Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring and Snowshoe Foundation.

If you are not a skier, there are still plenty of other winter activities to enjoy.
Fly through the air on a zipline at Cranmore or down the slopes on the Mountain Coasters at Attitash and Cranmore. Travel the Mt. Washington Auto Road aboard their SnowCoach to above treeline for a truly unique winter experience. Snow tubing is available at Cranmore and Great Glen Trails. Grab your snowshoes and explore the almost 800,000 acre White Mountain National Forest or rent a pair and explore the trails of a nearby Nordic center. Ice skating is available either indoors or out. You can also travel the trails on horseback, in a horse-drawn sleigh, on a snowmobile or dogsled. Many of these activities are available to Manor guests FREE or at a discount!

2015-16 Skier Discounts – save up to $25 per ticket!
Add any of these to your stay or reserve one of our ski packages: Alpine Ski and Stay Package, our Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Free Package, or White Mountain Stay and Ski Special – perfect when traveling with friends and family.

  • Cranmore Mountain Resort: save up to $25 per ticket!
    Present voucher at mountain for ticket.
    Voucher may also be used for their “After Two, Tomorrow Too” ticket
    Weekend: Adult (ages 19 – 64): $56 / Teen (ages 13-18): $46 / Youth (ages 6 – 12): $25
    Weekday (non holiday): Adult (ages 19 – 64) $45 – a $25 savings!
  • Great Glen Trails: Adults save as much as $35!
    Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe Trail Pass – FREE
    Tubing Hill – FREE
    Cross Country Ski Lessons at a discount
  • Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring and Snowshoe Center
    Stay 2 nights and Ski FREE one day
    Stay 3 nights and Ski FREE two full days
    Stay 5 nights and Ski FREE four full days

Tubing – tickets or vouchers available at our front desk

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides – Ride the “Big Red Sleigh” at Farm by the River through a 70-acre family estate dating back to 1771 and travel through meadows and forests along the Saco River. Rides are approximately 45 minutes long and include cushioned seats, fleece blankets and hot chocolate. If you prefer a winter trail ride, discount vouchers are available at the front desk.

Ice Skating – seasonal outdoor skating rink in the heart of North Conway Village in Schouler Park

Mt. Washington Auto Road SnowCoach Winter Sightseeing Tour –
A very unique tour traveling above treeline in the winter on Mt. Washington, home of the world’s worst weather! Tours last approximately 1 ¼ hours and depart weather permitting on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets $39 ($10 discount) for departures Sunday – Thursday.

Shoppers – New Hampshire shopping is always tax free!

Shop Four Your Paws Only and Ragged Mountain Equipment

  • Settlers Green Outlet Village: VIP Coupon Book available at front desk
    Coupons includes at over 30 shops with savings up to 25% off!
  • Four Your Paws Only: Shop at this award-winning pet store and present your room key to receive 15% off your purchase. Sorry, this offer does not apply to sale items or food.
  • Ragged Mountain Equipment: Our favorite local shop for everything you’ll need to enjoy outdoor activities in every season including their own clothing made on location at their store in Intervale just a few miles from the Manor.

Snowmobile Guided Tours –
With over 6,000 miles of interconnecting trails statewide linking NH to adjacent states and Canada, snowmobilers have unlimited fun. Most of these trails are maintained by over 120 local snowmobiling clubs. Approximately 90,000 hours of volunteer work for trail maintenance including grooming, signing and construction are provided to give snowmobilers the safest and smoothest trails in the Northeast.

Sound exciting? Schedule a guided tour with Sweet Ride Snowmobiles.
They offer either half day or full day tours riding a single or double sled. They provide the sleds, the clothing, fuel, and the guide. Sign up for one of their planned tours or a tour will be planned for you based on your interests and the best area conditions. Full day tours will stop trailside for lunch (not included in cost).
Full Day: $295 each on a single / $395 for two on double sled
Half Day: $195 each on a single sled / $250 for two on double sled (available on occasion)

Dogsledding at Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel – an exciting way to enjoy winter views!

Manor guests receive 10% off kennel based tours when scheduled Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday during non-holiday weeks. 2-hour rides in a standard sled are $300.

As the premier dogsled touring operator in New England, Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel in Jefferson offers a variety of year round dogsled rides in New Hampshire ranging from 2 – 50 miles, including dogsledding overnight trips. Guests of all ages and abilities are welcome to meet the rescue and second chance sled dogs, pet them, help to harness/hitch the teams and even help drive! Day and evening rides are offered from their kennel in Jefferson starting with their 1.5 hour “Presidential Range Ride” for those looking for “full immersion” in the world of dogsledding. You will enjoy some incredible views of the White Mountains while enjoying the thrill of dogsledding.