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Welcome to Jan's Blog! Waterville Valley Realty's marketing director, Jan Stearns, has been living in and loving New Hampshire her whole life. Click on Jan's Blog every day for news about Waterville Valley Resort people, activities, events, and real estate opportunities. Email Jan with your comments at or call her at 603-236-3333.

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Waterville Valley Featured on ‘Windows to the Wild’

My husband and I don’t have cable television, so we are out of the loop when it comes to news, politics, hit (or miss) TV series, and local gems like NHPTV’s award-winning Windows to the Wild outdoor series. Back in the … Continue reading


Will We See Nordic Skiing in Waterville this Weekend?

Alpine skiers and riders are loving the early season conditions at Waterville Valley. Nordic skiers are understandably jealous and chomping at the bit to hit the Valley’s 70+ km of trails.  Nordic Director, Ian Cullison, just told me that if … Continue reading


Zumba Coming to Waterville Valley

Ditch the workout and join the Zumba party on Thursday afternoons at 3 p.m. at the Waterville Valley Recreation Department on Noon Peak Road.  Zumba, the Latin-inspired dance workout, is one of the most popular group exercise classes in the world. … Continue reading


Customer Appreciation Day – Dec. 5

‘Tis the season to shop and spend. I hope you’ll consider shopping local and supporting Waterville Valley’s small businesses.  If you need an incentive, head to Town Square on Thursday, Dec. 5, for Customer Appreciation Day.  Check out the deals … Continue reading


Buy Your Christmas Tree, Wreath in Waterville Valley

If you’re looking for a Christmas tree and wreath for your Waterville Valley condominium or home, don’t even think about stopping at one of those expensive tree sellers down south. Head straight to Dreams & Visions gift shop in Waterville … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Nov. 29-Dec. 13

We are waiting to welcome you home to Waterville Valley this holiday weekend. Here’s an early look at what’s happening in the Valley from Nov. 29-Dec. 13.  >> Resort Insider: Nov. 29-Dec. 13 The ski resort will be closed on … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Nov. 22-Dec. 5

Waterville Valley is gearing up for opening day tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 23.  We will be skiing and riding top to bottom on 10 trails, 57.4 acres, and one hike park. We will close on Thanksgiving Day so that you and your … Continue reading


Waterville Valley Harvest Dinner

There’s no need to cook tonight – Waterville Valley Elementary School PTA is hosting its annual Harvest Dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 20. The delicious meal is donated by Chef Sean Stout of the Coyote Grill Restaurant.  Doors open at 4:30 … Continue reading


Waterville Valley Resort Opens on Saturday, Nov. 23!

Waterville Valley has that ready-to-open-for-the-season vibe! Heavy wet snow is falling courtesy of Mother Nature, and the snowmaking heroes have been pumping out the man-made form. That means we are opening for the season on Saturday, Nov. 23! On Saturday … Continue reading


Guided Hike on Saturday

They originally called it a fall hike, but it’s looking more like this Saturday’s guided hike should be considered an early winter hike.  Join guide, Dan Newton, on Saturday, Nov. 16 as he leads a group of hikers up a … Continue reading


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