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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 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


Cold Turkey Plunge

The leaves have fallen, temperatures are plummeting, and frost is on the pumpkin (and windshield). That means it’s time to gear up for the annual Cold Turkey Plunge in Waterville Valley. On Saturday, Nov. 30, the Waterville Valley Adaptive Sports … Continue reading


Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Waterville Valley School

Veteran’s Day – In memory of those who served; in honor of those who serve us now.   The students and staff at the Waterville Valley Elementary School invite parents and community members to attend the 4th annual Veteran’s Day recognition … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Oct. 18-Nov. 2

Here’s the new issue of the Resort Insider activities calendar, your go-to list of everything that’s happening in Waterville Valley! Resort Insider: Oct. 18-Nov. 2 Note on the second page is a list of dates for summer/fall 2020 events that … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Oct. 11-25

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


Fall Foliage Guided Hikes

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


Waterville Valley School Hosts Special Guest, Dr. Mariam Raqib

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


Resort Insider: Oct. 4-18

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


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