Author Archives: Jan Stearns

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget.

Resort Insider: Oct. 11-25

October 10, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Foliage is popping in Waterville Valley and the White Mountains. I hope your Columbus Day weekend plans include spending time in the Valley.  There is a lot going on – it’s the annual Fall Foliage Festival, which means tent sale … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fall Foliage Guided Hikes

October 9, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Any day spent hiking in and around Waterville Valley is a good day. But there’s something extra special about fall foliage hikes – forest and mountain views enhanced by vibrant colors, the sound of fallen leaves crunching under foot, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Waterville Valley School Hosts Special Guest, Dr. Mariam Raqib

October 7, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Elementary School is hosting a special guest speaker on Wednesday, Oct. 9, from 12:30-1:15 p.m. — Dr. Mariam Raqib, a former refugee from Eastern Afghanistan and founder of the non-profit organization Afghanistan Samsortya.  Samsortya means “revitalization.” After Dr. Raqib … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Resort Insider: Oct. 4-18

October 4, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The new issue of the Waterville Valley Resort Insider activities calendar is hot off the press.  Click on the link below. We are excited to welcome Break Free 603 Room Escape to Waterville Valley! NOW OPEN Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Located on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jugtown Country Store Grand Reopening!

October 3, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Barb and Tom Prendergast have brought the Jugtown Country Store name and spirit back to Waterville Valley – and the community is thrilled!  Jugtown is open and welcoming shoppers to browse the great selection of groceries and sundries, coffee, beer, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Freestyle Lounge/Base Lodge Update

October 2, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Stacie Sullivan, Communications Manager at Waterville Valley Resort, provides us with an update on what’s happening with the new Freestyle Lounge at the Waterville Valley Base Lodge. By Stacie Sullivan, Waterville Valley Resort Fall Foliage Fest is right around the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Sale

October 1, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Columbus Day weekend is always a flurry of activity in Waterville Valley. This year will be no different. Brilliant fall foliage will be complemented by free outdoor concerts, merchant tent sales, ski and snowboard swap, 5K road race, 1.6K family … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

It is Firewood Season

September 30, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Shameless plug! This is my annual reminder that if you need firewood for this winter, contact my husband, Harry Stearns.  Harry specializes in small deliveries of one-quarter to one cord of firewood.  He delivers AND stacks the wood so you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Resort Insider: Sept. 27-Oct. 14

September 27, 2019

By Jan Stearns

This weekend’s weather forecast is outstanding. Waterville Valley’s mountains are beckoning. This weekend is the annual Chili Challenge & Brews, Rally in the Valley all-vehicle show, and an exciting new event – the Waterville Valley Mountain Race. Golf, tennis, bike … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Resort Insider: Sept. 20-Oct. 8

September 20, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The latest issue of the Resort Insider is hot off the cyber press. Click the link below to download a copy and find out the scoop on everything that’s happening in Waterville Valley for the next couple of weeks. >> … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment