Here are some day or weekend destinations that embody the spirit of the Christmas season in New England and the Northeast region.
Jackson, NH is a quaint village located in the White Mountains complete with a covered bridge and many delightful inns.
Woodstock, VT is a picture perfect town with a beautiful green, home to the Woodstock Inn & Resort, and Billings Farm and Museum.
Boston, MA is a city home to many luxurious hotels, well-manicured parks and historical sights.
Families will enjoy skating at the Frog Pond or the Boston Public Garden, as well as the “Nutcracker” performed by the Boston Ballet.
Burlington, VT is nestled between the shores of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains.
Church Street provides a mixture of shopping, local products and dining experiences.
A popular activity for families is to visit Santa at the UVM production of “The Toys Takeover Christmas.”
Bedford, NH is a charming town near Manchester, NH and the Mall of New Hampshire.
The Bedford Village Inn is a lovely spot to relax and enjoy the seasonal festivities.
Montreal, QC is a short two hour drive north of Burlington over the boarder to Canada.
This city has something for everyone during the holidays, old world charm, fine dining and entertainment, sporting events and activities.
Lake Placid, NY has a place in everyone’s heart after hosting the Winter Olympics in 1932 & 1980.
The Lake Placid Olympic Center host many events including the popular “Stars on Ice Tour”
Newport, RI hosts a holiday activity that is open to the public and a treat to all visitors, Christmas at the Newport Mansions.
Shelburne, VT has a village of full of country shops, restaurants, inns.
Shelburne Farms has a wide array of walking or cross-country skiing trails and sleigh rides. Celebrate Winter Fest, January 26, 2013.
Manchester, VT is home to a myriad of snow activities, skiing, boarding, skating, snowmobiling to name a few.
These locations have many activities in common, but what sets them apart is the hospitality of the people that welcome you into their community.
Best wishes for a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
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