- 22 Resorts
- Consistent Snow
- Diverse destinations
- Resorts open before those of many other states
- Home to Vail, Beaver Creek, Copper Mountain
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Waterville Valley has long been a popular destination for Bean Town skiers and riders. Former owner Tom Corcoran played host to many a prominent Bostonian, including members of the Kennedy clan. Since its acquisition by Booth Creek Resorts, Waterville has received many upgrades. Its village core is one of the first in the East and the mountain's 2,000-foot vertical drop is exceptionally appealing. Waterville has consistently hosted major international races, including many memorable World Cups. An all-access daily lift ticket that lets kids try out snow tubes, ski bikes, snowscoots, ski foxes, and snow blades in the Exhibition Park.
From Manchester: Take I-293 to I-93 N to Exit 28, then 11 miles via Rt. 49 to resort village.
From Boston: Take I-93 N to Exit 28, then 11 miles via Rt. 49 to resort village.
From Providence: Take Rt. 1-95 to 128 to Rt. 3 to 1-93 N to Exit 28, then 11 miles via Rt. 49 to resort village.
From New York City: Take 1-95 to I-91 to I-84 to Mass. Turnpike to I-290 to I-495 to Rt. 3 N to I-93 N to Exit 28, then 11 miles via Rt. 49 to resort village.
From Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto: Take Rt. 10 to Rt. 55 to I-91 to I-93 S to Exit 28, then 11 miles via Rt. 49 to resort village.
From Halifax: Take Rt. 102 N to Rt. 104 W to Rt. 2 to Sussex. Then Rt. 1 to Calais, Rt. 9 W to Bangor and I-95 to Portland to Rt. 25 W to I-93 N to Exit 28, then 11 miles via Rt. 49 to resort village.
Concord Coach buses run daily from Boston, MA to Plymouth, NH, two hours north (800-639-3317, 603-228-3300; http://www.concordcoachlines.com/littleton_plymouth_newhampshire_bus_schedule_0109.htm).
Car-sharing service Zipcar is also available in the Boston area (866-494-7227; zipcar.com).
From the Plymouth area, 30 minutes from Waterville Valley, there are WV Cab Company (603-726-6536; wvcabco.com) and Advanced Rent A Car (603-536-9663, 800-273-0343; advancedrentacar.com).