What’s Your Adventure

Mt Washington Valley

New Hampshire

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Spring time, April through June is a great time to visit Mt. Washington Valley in New Hampshire!  The Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce  has created a fun way to remind you to explore the valley in New Hampshire.  It’s called “What’s Your Adventure”.  What’s Your Adventure  focuses on five themed adventures that include Outdoor Sports, Arts & Culture, Foodie Adventures, Shopping and Golf. 

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Outdoor Sports 

Mt Washington Valley is home to a mecca of  year-round athletic sports. Biking, hiking, kayaking, cycling, running and more are great to pursue in  Spring from the most challenging to a mild adventure for you and your family. Outdoor adventure programs are available that include stays at lovely Bed & Breakfasts. Participate in a triatholon, marathon or try your hand at fly-fishing. If you enjoy wildlife and bird watching, Mt Washington has  accommodations and packages to offer you. It’s also a great place for hiking and guided hiking tours.

Click Here for More information on Outdoor Sports in Mt Washington Valley 

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Arts, Culture + Heritage

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 Murder Mystery Dinner Train, A Night at the Opera & lots of live Music!  You’ll find a rich and vibrant arts community. Year-round theater, music and dance venues for professional entertainment, hands on farming and gardening experiences, art galleries, historical and cultural programming and more! You’ve come to the right place for art theater music and culture.

Click Here for Art + Cultural Experiences including live Music 

 

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Foody Adventures

There is no shortage of foody events and fine dining. From chocolate to cheese, beer and more! Take a New England Foody Escape or explore local breweries like Tuckerman Brewery  while staying at a local inn.  There’s farmers markets and if you’ve been looking to brush up your cooking skills in a fun way try cooking classes that are offered.  Plus,  there’s everything from bakeries to pubs and plenty of restaurants for casual and fine dining.

Click Here To Discover Your Foody Adventure

 

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Shopping, Shopping + Shopping

 

Craft Shops, Made In New Hampshire, Clothing, Novelty items, it’s all here! From unique shops in North Conway to Settlers Green and so much more!

To Find out about destination Shopping that you can only find here Click Here 

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Golf Adventures

It’s no secret Mt. Washington Valley boasts some of the most prestigious golf courses in New England. From challenging play to spectacular scenery. A GOLF ADVENTURE in the White Mountains is just what the doctor ordered!

To Find out about Golf Adventures in Mt Washington Valley Click Here 

Photos  + Video Provided by  Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce 

Photos By Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative Photography

 

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Mt Washington Chocolate Festival

Mt Washington Chili + Chocolate Weekend 2016

Chili Meets Chocolate

Every year for the last 13 years on a weekend in late February Chili meets Chocolate in Mt Washington Valley in North Conway, New Hampshire.

photocollage MT WAshington Chocolate FEstivalThe Chocolate Festival has been going on for 27 years to be exact. It’s a Chocolate lovers dream. Participants can visit  a trail of chocolate from gourmet hot chocolate, brownie sundaes, chocolate fondue with a variety of dippers, handmade chocolate confections, hand dipped pretzels and more. 

Visitors enter to win a $200 gift certificate at each of the  trail-side chocolate destinations. You can experience some of New Hampshire’s finest accommodations  as they are participants in this event. The 1785 Inn  Adventure Suites  and The Buttonwood Inn  are just three of the man other inns of North Conway to visit who participate in this event.

The one day event held from 11-4 is always  a winning combination for the weekend Chili Festival. It’s the ultimate combination of sweet and spicy. Plus, you can mix in a little skiing and shopping and dining.

13th Annual Chili Cook Off

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Over 400 people attended this years Chilly Chili Cook-Off  25 Chilies participated and prepared tastings for the crowd and 6 judges. 16 retail shops in North Conway Village offered cheese samplings and wine tastings to ticket holders for the event.

Here’sMWV Chili Cookoff2016-BigDaves a list of winners  for BEST CHILI Professional Category:

BEST Chili: Big Dave’s Bagels $300 Prize. Judged by 6 individuals from the White Mountain Culinary Association and two food writers from Taste of the Seacoast and NH Magazine.

People’s Choice: Big Dave’s

BEST Cornbread: Stowe Corner Store

BEST Creative Table: Chef’s Bistro

 

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 In the Non-Profit Category the winners are:

People’s Choice BEST Chili: Leadership MWV Sponsored by Red Jacket  $125 Which helps in their annual fundraising to support repayment of student loans as one effort in the MWV to keep young professionals in the valley. 

2nd Place People;s Choice: Vaughan Center Sponsored by Hannaford  $100

3rd Place People’s Choice: Valley Promotions Sponsored by Eastern Propane  $75

BEST Cornbread: American Cancer Society, Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk Sponsored by Stonehurst Manor

BEST Creative Table: American Cancer Society, Making Strides Breast Cancer Sponsored by Stonehurst Manor

Sponsors of the event are: Cabot Cheese, Green Thumb Farm, Ragged Mountain, Horsefeathers, North Conway Community Center, Gibson Center & Tuckerman Brewing

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Thank you to Marti Mayne PR Manager at Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce for the photos of the Chilly Chili Cook-off Event.

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