Merrimack Valley is a topographical feature that runs along the Merrimack River and is shared between New Hampshire
. Unofficially dubbed the “Valley of Poets” for having housed and supported some of America’s greatest lyricists, the area is now a hotspot for vacation rentals, and winter sports and recreation
. A chalet rental or another kind of vacation rental accommodation in the valley during winter means access to not one, but three nearby ski areas
Granite Gorge Ski
area is the western-most skiing destination. It offers a top elevation of 1,325 ft and a vertical drop of 525 ft. It sports a total of 19 trails and 55 skiable acres. With 35% of its trails falling into the “Easiest” category, this area offers the most rounded experience in terms of required skill.
ski area lies farthest to the east and has 22 trails and slopes of which 50% are novice and 18% expert with the remaining falling in almost equal parts into intermediate or advanced categories. Having the highest novice trails out of the three available areas makes Pats Peak the best choice for beginners and anyone wanting to enjoy a more relaxed winter experience
. So stow away your bags in your chalet rental and hit the slopes with your loved ones for a great bonding experience.
Last but not least is the Crocheted Mountain Ski and Ride
area which lies in between the other two. With the highest summit elevation and drop of 2,066 ft and 875 ft respectively
, this ski area is more suited for the more experienced skiers and snowboarders. 50% of the trails are classified as being “More Difficult,” while 28% are “Easiest. Those wanting to test their powder carving skills will find this be to a favored destination in Merrimack Valley.
Different progressive terrain parks are available for guests in need of catching some air during their vacation. Chalet rentals, condo rentals and other types of accommodations can be found within a fifteen mile radius of the ski areas
Winter is not the only exciting time to book a condo rental in the Merrimack Valley. During the warmer months, many of the trails offer beautiful nature vistas and are open for tourists travelling by foot or bicycle
, making a vacation rental accommodation in the valley a great option to enjoy the summer.
A visit to Merrimack Valley would hardly be complete without a visit to Manchester, the largest city in New Hampshire. Less than an hour’s ride east of Pats Peaks, the city offers a chance to look at rich New England culture
that includes the historic Palace Theatre, the New Hampshire Institute of Art and the Currier Museum of art. Fine dining is available for anyone wanting to take their taste buds along for a culinary tour of the city.
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