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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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J. L. Sullivan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant is OPEN

After several visits to the bar and dining room, I can personally confirm that J. L. Sullivan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant is open for business.    The restaurant is located in the former William Tell building on Route 49 on … Continue reading


Customer Appreciation Day

‘Tis the season to shop small and shop local!  Here’s an incentive to get you into Town Square … Thursday, Dec. 6, is Customer Appreciation Day! Visit participating businesses for holiday cheer, deals and discounts. OPEN HOUSE & RECREATION Adventure … Continue reading


The Sign Brings a Sense of Arrival

Over the last 50 years — as Waterville Valley has evolved into a world class ski resort, a popular 4-season vacation destination, and a thriving second home and year-round community — one thing has been missing.  A sense of arrival. … Continue reading


Waterville School News

Waterville Valley Elementary School third through fifth grade students put their math skills to work by applying them to a real life situation – budgeting and planning a Thanksgiving dinner! The students looked through grocery store fliers to find the ingredients … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Nov. 30-Dec. 17

What a SNOWvember it’s been…the best we’ve experienced in years! Early season skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are epic.  There’s a lot happening off-mountain, too. Check out the Resort Insider, a comprehensive list of all activities and events happening in Waterville … Continue reading


NE Ski Journal Catches up with Tim Smith

One of the most positive, upbeat and energetic people I know is Tim Smith, President and General Manager of Waterville Valley Resort.  Although he is juggling a million different projects, and facts, figures and timelines must be dancing in his … Continue reading


Get your Christmas Tree in Waterville Valley

Make it easy on yourself.  Drive right by those expensive Christmas tree sellers down south, and swing by Dreams & Visions gift shop in Waterville Valley’s Town Square.  You’ll find fresh, local Christmas trees for $45 and wreaths for $25.  … Continue reading


Opening Day for Silver Streaks

Waterville Valley’s senior ski club, the Silver Streaks – the longest running senior skiing program in the country – is gearing up for another great season of skiing fun and camaraderie. Unlike some “senior” programs, you don’t have to be … Continue reading


It’s True…We Have Snow!

It’s true. We have snow.  Lots and LOTS of snow.  While your local and national TV meteorologists are working overtime reporting on the snow crisis, we in Waterville Valley are rejoicing.   Ropes are dropping left and right and the mountain … Continue reading


Little Free Libraries Relocated for Winter

Waterville Valley’s Little Free Libraries have moved for the winter! Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Margret & H.A. Rey Center, Waterville Valley is one of 75,000+ communities worldwide offering Little Free Libraries – a “take a book, return a … Continue reading


Waterville Valley. Once you’ve experienced it, you’ll want to call it your own.

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