Feel like you’re stuck in 2021 (or even 2020)? You’re not alone. At the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, we think it’s time for a refresh and reset for the whole family. With February break on the horizon, it’s time to start planning ways to get outdoors, get active, and spend some quality time together. We’re here to help you go beyond the ordinary and plan a vacation that is truly exceptional!
Stay Your Way
Mill Falls at the Lake is offering a fantastic deal on Sunday through Thursday night stays now through April 14th. When you stay with them for one night, you get the second one 50% off! So, even if you’re just planning a quick getaway to the Lakes Region, you still get a fantastic value. Our friends at Mills Falls are located right on the coveted vacation spot of Meredith and have so much to offer year-round. You’ll be steps away from the shores of Winnipesaukee and hiking trails, musical venues, playhouses, and more. The quaint town of Meredith is a tourism hotspot in the summer, but we love when the hush of winter falls and transforms the buildings into your most gorgeous gingerbread house fantasies.*
Looking for something a little more adventurous? King Pine Ski Area has just the thing. Their Midweek Ski & Stay Package is a great value. For the freebie-focused among us, you’ll be happy to know that your stay will include: lift tickets for all registered guests, complimentary cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, complimentary use of the indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center. While this package isn’t available during the Massachusetts February break (February 20-24), it is an option for our fellow Granite-Staters whose vacation falls a bit later in the season. This is the spot for endless active winter fun!*
Seeking more time on the slopes? Visit our winter sports section for great places to ski, tube, board, and more.
If you are like us, no New England vacation would be complete without plenty of time out in the snow. Don’t feel like you have the right gear? Irwin Marine, Alton Bay is here for you. They are running a special promotion on past years gear with the goal of promoting staying active and in nature this winter. This is an in-store promotion, so be sure to pay them a visit before you venture out into the boundless wilderness of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Get Some Me (Or We) Time
It’s time to call the grandparents, drop off the kids, and do something just for the two of you. Now through March 29th, Steele Hill Resort is offering a romantic getaway package which includes lovely midweek overnight accommodations plus a $50 certificate towards dinner for two at the Hilltop Restaurant. With rates starting at $159.00 per-night you really can’t pass this one up!*
February break shouldn’t just mean time off from school, it’s a break for you hardworking parents, too! While the kids are playing in the snow, treat yourself to some wine and spa time at the Common Man Inn, Plymouth! Their Warm Up and Wine Down packages are simply fabulous with fun options like the “Fireside Toast Pedicure”, “Rosé the Wrinkles Away Facial”, and the “Pour on the Relaxation Massage.” Treatments range from 45 to 105 minutes trust us, you can afford to spend that much time on yourself!
The folks at Meredith Whole Living want you to live your best life, too. That’s why they’re offering 15% off services now through Feb 4th (just in case you want to kickstart your wellness goals). While they’re known best for their Float Therapy, which is proven to relieve issues ranging from stress and anxiety to back and neck pain, they also offer massage, sauna, skin care, and yoga and barre classes. They’re truly a one-stop wellness mecca!
Free Your Inner Sherlock Holmes
Some of us thrive most when unraveling the latest mystery or solving an epic puzzle. If someone in your family just can’t be tempted by winter sports and attractions (“boring”), the Laconia Escape Room might be just the place. In October they opened a Camp Winnipesaukee Room and it has yet to be solved! Now, how’s that for a challenge? Find clues and solve puzzles together and try your best to escape this room in 60 minutes or less.
Explore the Great Outdoors
We have winter wonderland activities in store for kids of all ages. Now until February 28th you and your crew can experience Winter Dance: A StoryWalk® at Chamberlain Reynolds. This fun, educational activity takes a children’s story and brings it to life on popular walking trails. This particular journey introduces little ones to a variety of animals who are busy preparing for winter. Walk the Chamberlain Reynolds route while reading a story and keeping your eyes peeled for signs of animal activity!
If your family would rather write your own winter tale, the folks at Prescott Farm invite you to explore their 160 acres of trails, fields, and forests at your own pace. Snowshoe rentals are free for members, and $10 per person for non-members. Visit them any time Monday through Saturday 9AM-4PM and make tracks. They’re even offering adventure packs for extra family fun.
*Black out dates may apply, please contact this business for more details.
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