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Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

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Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

I am looking for a B&B for my husband and I to stay in for the weekend that is close to Cross Country ski trails and good restaurants. We want a more quiet and quaint town, not North Conway. We loved the Bungay Jar but I understand that is now closed. Any suggestions?

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1. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

There are a lot of places in the Monadnock region tht fit the bill. Cross country ski trials at Granite Gorge, the rail trails, Surry Mt Park, Otter Brook Park, etc and several nice B&Bs as well as good restaurants in Keene. Not as far to drive either.

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2. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

The Woodbound Inn in Rindge (Monadnock Region of Southern NH) was recently completely renovated and they have x-country trails. The rooms looked very nice when I walked through and Aylmer's Grill which is right in the inn is fantastic!

www.woodboundinn.com

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3. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

Is Jackson too close to NC? Lots of Cross country, also places like Wildcat Inn or Inn at Thorn Hill, and restaurants. You don't have to go into NC and still get the great MW views.

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4. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

I love Jackson as well. It's about as quaint as you're going to get. It's beautiful. Yes, it's near North Conway but you don't have to go into town if you don't want to. You can bypass Rte 16 to get to Jackson so you won't have to sit in traffic. They added a new road maybe 5 years ago.

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5. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

Funny how you asked for suggestions about B&B's in Franconia and everyone gave you suggestions elsewhere...oh well..

There are three excellent inns / B&B's in the area.

In order I would rank...

Sugar Hill Inn as at the top of the list. Exquiste chef there who puts out an absolutely 5-Star menu at very reasonable price. The rooms are incredibly well maintained and tastefully done. There are several cottages on the property if you were looking for a little more room and elegance.

Adair Inn in Bethlehem is a very close second with equally fine dining and beautifully decorated rooms.

Finally the Franconia Inn...a little more country-inn'ish with average dining and comfortable rooms. The nice thing about the Franconia Inn is that some of the best x-country skiing is accessible on the inn's property and adjacent lands. If you want "from the front door access to the trails" then the Franconia Inn is your best bet...

You can also stay at the other Inns and drive to the Franconia Inn as they have nordic ski passes for the public. There are also some excellent x-country trails through the Franconia Notch and out across the Old Route 3 heading towards Twin Mt.

For dining..other than the inns I've mentioned - some excellent restaurants in the area include Lloyds, Cold Mt. Cafe, and Rosa Flamingo's in Bethlehem or Italian Oasis, Balywick's, and Cantina de Gerardo in Littleton. Several noteworthy breakfast places as well such as Littleton Diner, the Coffee Pot, and my favorite Topic of the Town all in Littleton. Both Littleton and Bethlehem are only a short drive from Franconia...

Happy trails...

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6. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

Funny, but I don't see anywhere in this post asking for Franconia, only a desire not to be in North Conway. That leaves options for people in all areas of the state, and all areas of the state has cross country ski trails and quaint towns. We all have been to great spots and have favorites, and all suggestions fit the bill as far as this post.

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NE Weaver

We all missed that this was posted in the Franconia forum. My bad. By the way, Donna did you find someplace? How was it?

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8. Re: Romantic Winter Weekend B&B Cross Country Skiing

Is it me, or did newenglandweaver seem a little testy in his/her last post. Thanks neslaw1 for connecting the dots!!!

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