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Almost a Foot of Powder at Ski Attitash New Hampshire this week and still snowing!

Attitash Snow Board

Powder Day Attitash SNow Board

Innkeepers Nick and Miriam at the Bartlett Inn NH tested conditions yesterday; it really is part of our job!  We skied (actually snow boarded) at Attitash just 2 miles east of the Bartlett Inn on US Route 302.  It was nothing less than spectacular!  There was about a foot of new powder from Thursdays snowstorm in New Hampshire and we snowboarded Bear Peak in fantastic conditions ungroomed powder on many of the trails.  It has already snowed another 3 inches this morning and still coming.  The White Mountains of New Hampshire often get snow when most of the rest of New England gets rain or less snow.  Come enjoy Spring Skiing at the Bartlett Inn located close to Attitash, Bretton Woods, Wildcat, Cranmore and Black Mountains.  We have great Spring Ski NH Deals saving you on the room and the lift tickets so call 1 800 292 2353.

Mt Washington Auto Road New Hampshire

Mt Washington Views NH

Mt Washington Views with Bartlett Innkeepers in NH Foliage NH

What better than a sunny September day to take The Bartlett Inn’s Summer Employee (Ozgur from Turkey!) on a sight seeing day and where better than for a ride up the Mt Washington Auto Road in Pinkham Notch NH.  We like the sign that says not a good road to drive if you have a fear of heights at the beginning of the road!  A little frightened we put the truck into 1st gear and went for it!  What can we say…spectacular views at every turn and the top too! We enjoyed lunch at the canteen and the museum in the bottom of the observatory.  One perk of driving up is that you are not limited by the time of the returning coach or cog train.  There are many hikes that can be done from the top too!  On teh way back to the Bartlett Inn there is nice short hike to Glen Ellis Falls off Route 16 .

Glen Ellis Water Falls Pinkham Notch NH

Glen Ellis Water Falls Pinkham Notch NH

Call Bartlett Inn to stay and Innkeepers will check the Mt Washington Weather Observatory Weather Cam and reports for the best visability day to visit the top during your stay.  We also offer discount vouchers  for the Auto Road saving you $8!  Call 1 800 292 2353 Bartlett Inn a great location to visit the Auto Road or the Cog Railway or to hike to the summitt of MT Washington, NH!

New England Fall Foliage 2011 is peaking a bit later this year!

Mt Washington NH Foliage

Mt Washington NH Foliage Views

It seems that due to a warm autumn New England’s Fall Foliage 2011 is peaking a bit later this year! Bartlett NH home of the Bartlett Inn Bed and Breakfast and Cottages is still in Moderate Foliage making for a great Artist weekend this coming weekend 13-16 October.  New England Artists will be staying at the inn and painting en Plein Air!  Come stay at the Bartlett Inn midweek or just stop in over the weekend to see some of the beautiful works of Art on display.  The Bartlett Inn acts as an Art Gallery for local art showing Mountain, River, Seasonal and other New England Scenery in oil, acrylic and water color.  This local art makes a great memento for your trip to the White Mountains.  We often find people purchase paintings at the Bartlett Inn to remember a special event like a wedding anniversary.  Come check out the gallery at the inn – call 1 603 374 2353 for an appointment or come stay with us at the inn and enjoy the art, the accommodations and the breakfast! The rest of October still holds a nice foliage so get in a late fall weekend to enjoy the leaves! 1 603 374 2353

Bartlett Inn Family Friendly Bed and Breakfast Kids Ski and Stay Free Deal

Bed, Breakfast and Kids Camp is Free When Mom and Dad Ski and Stay at the Bartlett Inn and Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway NH! To introduce its new Arlberg Children’s Center, Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway, New Hampshire, is offering one free day-long kids camp including full-day ski or snowboard instruction for ages 4 to 14 (regularly priced at $115) with the purchase of any two full-price adult lift tickets during select midweek periods this season (Monday through Thursday from March 14 through March 25). To qualify for this free kids camp offer, guests must make advance reservations by calling toll free, 800-SUN-N-SKI, ext. 4, and asking for the Midweek Penguin special. An additional $10 fee applies for children who require rental equipment. Stay in a large cottage room with 2 double beds, cable tv, gas woodstove, private bathroom and yummy country breakfast for just $89 plus tax per night with this special midweek stay Sunday through Thursday. Other great spring ski and stay deals for New England and New Hampshire are available at the Bartlett Inn ask for  Real wood fireplaces and jacuzzis.  Call 1 800 292 233.

Winter Hike to Carter Notch Hut ( 3,290 ft elevation) New Hampshire Success!

19 Mile Loop bridge Carter Notch Jackson NH
Bartlett Innkeeper Nick Crossing a Bridge Carter Notch NH

This is the first post in Bartlett Innkeeper Nicks series Adventures in the White Mountains of NH: Winter.  Share my wilderness experiences as I tell about my hikes in the White Mountains of NH!

 I went on a beautiful winter hike on 27th January with two friends of mine Matt and Greg. We went on the 19 mile loop trail  ( only 7.8 miles round trip) in Carter Notch Jackson NH – the trail head is just above Wildcat Ski Mountain. The trail was in great shape and we didnt need crampons or snow shoes . I Used Crampons on the way down as I was going solo. Met the Hut master Mike who was studying Pine Martens. The views around the hut looking at the Wildcat mountain and on the other side Carter Dome were spectacular. The lake was frozen and the ice was over 3 feet thick so I felt very safe crossing it. There are a few small exposed areas where you will feel the wind and temp drop – apart from that – a very protected trail. To see more pictures and details of our hike go to the Bartlett Inn Facebook page and become a friend .The Bartlett Inn  near Jackson NH is a great base to go out winter hiking.  Greg and Matt stayed at the Bartlett Inn Wednesday night to charge up and then spent Thursday night at the Carter Notch Hut and returned to refuel at the Bartlet Inn and do more day hikes with the Bartlett Inn as their base for Ice Climbs  at Cathedral Ledge, North Conway,  NH and Frankenstein Cliffs Crawford Notch NH.

Sweet Hard Pack at Cranmore North Conway NH

Innkeepers took an ESSC ski instructing and snowboarding course today at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway New Hampshire.  I am happy to report that the mountain was in great condition.  Snowconditions were hard packed and I rented some demo skis, Rossignol Bandits, from Heavens Ski Shop in Glen NH on the way to Cranmore from the Bartlett Inn. Great suggestion for the hardpack from Heavens and their rentals start at just $12 per day..doesn’t get any cheaper than that!  We are expecting snow tomorrow so come and enjoy some New Hampshire skiing.  Bretton woods Had 4 inches yesterday and the White Mountains are looking at another 12inches tomorrow!  Come on up Bretton Woods has 2 for 1 lift tickets Wednesdays and Cranmore has Mon-Thurs 2 for 1 lift tickets.  Stay at the Bartlett Inn and get a yummy breakfast to start your day along with a great midweek ski deal room rate! 1 800 292 2353

Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie Tour North Conway NH, Jackson NH 10-12 December 2010

Gingerbread Polar Express Train Inn to Inn Cookie Tour Bartlett Inn NH

This years Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie Tour allows guests to taste cookies, receive recipes and enjoy holiday decorations, Cookie or Gingerbread Houses on display at each inn and tours of the participating inns located from North Conway NH, to Jackson NH, Bartlett NH to Tamworth and the rest of Mount Washington Valley NH.  Guests may purchase stay and cookie tour packages at the Bartlett Inn for a great price from just $240 per couple for 2 nights including Cookie Tour Tickets for 11-12 December 2010.  This Cookie Tour is very popular and is  hosted by the country Inns in the White Mountains, an Inn group who enjoy baking, entertaining and showing off their inns.  Come join The Bartlett Inn this year for a Christmas Attitude Adjustment with the Cookie Tour, enjoy yummy breakfasts, hot apple cider by the Inn’s crackling fire and a fun weekend!  You may even fit in some last minute shopping at the Settler’s Green Outlet Village in North Conway NH.

Halloween Family Fun at Santa’s Village in Jefferson New Hampshire

Come stay at the Bartlett Inn October 22, 23, 24, and 30th and take the kids to Santa’s Village to enjoy a safe fun way to celebrate Halloween. Santa’s village is having their Silly, Spooky Halloween Extravaganza. Call about our special packages including accommodation, yummy breakfast, tickets to Santa’s Village, a pumpkin and other treats to take home from just $39 per person.  you can stay 1 or 2 nights!

The entire park is transformed into a magical Halloween adventure. There are “spooky” areas for the older children; some “fun” areas for the younger goblins. It’s a treat not to be missed. Shops cater to the Trick or Treaters, and it’s much more fun if you arrive in costume. We also invite those in costume to join in the Silly, Spooky Parade! Even the Silly Helpers are dressed for the occasion. Rides and food shops will be open too. It’s silly. It’s spooky. It’s Halloween at Santa’s Village.

Late October Fall Foliage and Hiking near Bartlett, Jackson NH and North Conway New Hampshire

Consider visiting the White Mountains of New Hampshire this Autumn.  You can enjoy some late foliage without the crowds of Columbus Day Weekend.  The hiking is great, a little foliage adds color and yet since there is less foliage more spectacular views, once blocked by leaves, open up.  Mount Washington NH in Crawford Notch and from the North Pinkham Notch NH, has some snow on the peak and what a sight that is!  If you prefer a hike to Mt. Reebok, Mt. Nike or Mt. Adidas (LOL), The sales at the Settler’s Green Outlet Stores in North Cownay New Hampshire are Tax FREE  and are terrific this time of year.  Many bargains can be found as the outlets try to clear their final inventory out for new arrivals.  Come relax at the Bartlett Inn and Innkeeper Nick will give you  great hiking advice while you enjoy a daily home cooked breakfast.

Halloween Trick or Treat Fun Bartlett Inn New Hampshire

Pumpkin Patch at the Bartlett Inn NH

Pumpkin Patch at the Bartlett Inn NH

Halloween is a great time of year to visit the Bartlett Inn near Jackson and North Conway NH.  What is there to do….Well ..

Bartlett Village has the quaintest old time Halloween Trick or Treat night where the neighborhood houses decorate there porches with haunted houses or glowing jack-0-lanterns, hot apple cider by the vat and lots of candy and a few Tricks too!!
Cranmore Mountain in North Conway New Hampshire has a frightening Ghoullog Ride up the mountain ..not for the timid or the small kids!  Even the teens are scared! 
   There is an accidental but delightful pumpkin patch at the Bartlett Inn this year!  We threw a couple of pumpkins in the compost pile and this summer ended up with a beautiful pumpkin vine which we hope yields many orange pumpkins!!  This was a Trick and a Treat!!
Did we mention this is a perfect time of year for hiking in the White Mountains! 

Sabbaday Falls New Hampshire a Family Friendly Hike near Bartlett Inn NH

Sabbaday Falls New Hampshire a Family Friendly Hike near Bartlett Inn NH

Sabbaday Falls NHSabbaday Falls New Hampshire is a Family Friendly Hike near Bartlett Inn NH located 3 miles West of Bear Notch Road on the Kancamangus Highwayy US RTE 112. This is a great hike for youn g and old and handicap and everyone in between as the trail is wood chipped without lots of trippy rocks and large logs across it. There are several benches to rest along the way and for a very little effort these are my favorite Waterfalls in New Hampshire.  They  are just beautiful from the emerald pool at the bottom to the several flumes and drops along the way…raw power and beauty.  Stay at the Bartlett Inn in Bartlett NH as a central place to explore the many stunning WATERFALLS  of New Hampshire and the White Mountains.  Innkeepers are happy to give you advice and directions depending on the difficulty of the hike you would like to do or if you would prefer to just pull over and snap a few pictures.  There are options for all levels of waterfall lovers!

Halloween Fun in New England for all ages new North Cownay NH

Come stay at the Bartlett Inn near North Conway, New Hampshire for Halloween Weekend and enjoy low rates and lots of fun.  For families, Bartlett village holds the quintessential small town New England Halloween Trick or Treat.  The police block the main street and residents Trick, decoratingwith Jack-O-Lanterns, Haunted Porches and Garages and treat with Hot Apple Cider and Candy too!  For the older kids and adults who want a good Scare, Mt Cranmore in North Conway, NH offers the haunted Ghoullag Ride from the bottom up the lift it is terrifying!  Check out our packages or call for information.

Fall Snow Fall Bartlett Inn New Hampshire near Mount Washington New Hampshire

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Cliffs Autumn Color Crawford Notch

Cliffs Autumn Color Crawford Notch

Autumn Snowfall 13 Oct 09

Autumn Snowfall 13 Oct 09

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Well – in 7 years in the White Mountians of New Hampshire this is one of the earliest snow falls we have had..get it snow fall..it is still autumn/fall!   We only received a dusting this morning and it was still 45degrees outside – the leaves are still in tact if you would like to come up and enjoy the fall foliage this week and weekend.  We have the fireplace burning with a cozy fire in our living room and hot mulled apple cider.  I cannot think of a better place to be in the Fall or the Snow Fall! Come on up.  This week we have the Plein Air Artists on Thursday through Sunday.  Come paint or just admire their work.  For you Halloween and horror lovers we have the Ghoullag ride at Cranmore Mountain each weekend through Halloween!

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