Mount Washington Cog Railway Opens for Its 145th Season

The Mount Washington Cog Railway, The World’s first mountain-climbing cog Cograilway, will be opening for its 2014 season bringing visitors from all over the world to the summit of the Northeast’s highest peak on Saturday, April 26. The season marks the 145th year of operation for the Cog.

This year, the Cog will once again be offering the popular events including  Ride & Observatory Tours, Photo Workshop Tours, annual Railfans’ Day and a Holiday Family Festival. Look for more details on all events online at thecog.com

As part of each 3-hour round trip on the Cog, Passengers spend about an hour on the summit, where those ticket holders MWO_Summit_Adventuresget free admission to the new summit weather museum created by the Mount Washington Observatory. The exhibit provides a fascinating look at the extremes of winter on Mount Washington, all from the comfort of an interactive exhibit located in the lower level of the Sherman Adams Visitors Center.

Throughout the season, there are special trains and discounts for our guests. Starting Memorial weekend, the Cog will be firing up its vintage steam trains, and will be running the steamer as the first train up the mountain throughout the season on scheduled days.  Beginning June 16, everyone saves with $15 off their ticket on the last train on most days. Even this Fall, passengers can save with a $10 discount beginning in September (excluding Holiday periods).  The details on the train schedule, specials and discounts can be found online.

Old Peppersass,the train that built the Cog Railway, so nicknamed for OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAits pepper-sauce bottle shape, ison display at the Marshfield Base Station and the Cog Railway Museum. The museum is full of memorabilia about this pioneering railroad. Admission is open to the public and free to all.

Tickets for Cog Railway excursions can now be purchased online at http://www.TheCog.com. Due to the popularity of the rides, buying tickets in advance is strongly recommended. The Cog will be running weekends only until Memorial Day Weekend. Visit the schedule online for times.

The Cog is located at Marshfield Base Station on Base Road, Mount Washington, NH just 6 miles off route 302 near Historic Bretton Woods, NH. For more information and the daily train schedule, visit http://www.thecog.com or contact The Cog at 1-800-922-8825 or in New Hampshire at 603-278-5404.

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Golfers, play for a chance to win a 2014 Chevy Cruze!

Calling All Teams of Four or Individual Golfers to Register!
Sunday, May 18th, Registration opens at 8:45am
at the Omni Mount Washington Golf Club 
 

Thank You Sponsors!
Premier Sponsors

Hole-in-One Sponsor

Host Sponsor

Golf at the Omni Mount Washington Resort
Golf at the Omni Mount Washington Resort
A Day Out on the Greens with the Mt. Washington Valley Chamber Allows You to Enjoy…
 
  • Networking and friendly competition
  • The chance to win the Hole-in-One prize, a 2014 Chevy Cruze,
    sponsored by Crest Chevrolet!   
  • Other hole prizes include;
    Putting Contest, Closest-to-the-Line,  Closest-to-the-Pin, Longest Drive,
    and Highest Score.
  • Awards BBQ
 The proceeds from the event will benefit the Mt. Washington Valley
Chamber of Commerce and the

Tatum Reilly Brett Scholarship Fund.

 

Book a Stay and Play Lodging Package at the
   Omni Mount Washington Resort 
for $219 pp/do, plus tax!
    

Must register with Mary Seavey for tournament after booking room.  

Omni Mount Washington Golf Course

18 Holes – Par 72 – 7,004 Yards

The 18-hole Mount Washington Course, with New Hampshire’s spectacular Presidential Mountain Range as a backdrop, was designed by legendary Scottish Architect Donald Ross.

The Mount Washington Course was voted Golfweek Magazine’s Best Course You Can Play in NH from 2009-2013!
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1785 Inn — Yankee Magazine Editors’ Pick

1785 Inn is an Editors’ Pick for Lodging in the recently released May/June 2014

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Gardens at 1785 Inn

“Special Travel Guide” issue of Yankee Magazine.  1785 Inn was chosen for the “Best View from an Inn,” The editors said, “…this inn has some of the best views of the Presidential Range.  Soak in the vista from poolside … or from the dining room’s bay window while sampling cuisine that has garnered a host of culinary awards.”

Previously, a Frommer’s (travel guide) on line newsletter listed 1785 Inn as having one of top 15 views in the world from hotel or inn.  The 1785 Inn is located at the Intervale Scenic Vista Overlook, just north of North Conway.  This view was first popularized by the White Mountain School of Art, and is said to be the 7th most photographed nature scene in the U.S.

Charlie and Becky Mallar, the Innkeepers at 1785 Inn & Restaurant for over 30

Gardens at 1785 Inn

Gardens at 1785 Inn

years, said they were grateful for the recognition, and they feel privileged to live and work on such a special property.  They said the view is constantly changing with the daylight, weather, and seasons, but it is always enjoyable.

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Mother’s Day Tea Party

Join Waterford Wedgewood Royal Doulton for a Mother’s Day Tea Party!

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Energy Efficieny Seminar

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Free Golf Clinics for Junior’s at the Omni Mount Washington Golf Club!

The Omni Mount Washington Resort Golf Club is offering complimentary golf clinics to all kid’s ages 8 to 18 years old.

          Listed below are dates and times that the PGA Professional Staff will omni_golfconduct 4 “FREE” clinics for kids in NH. We will need to have you call the Golf Shop to reserve a spot. Three professionals will start on day 1 with a short game and full swing clinic. On the 2nd and 3rd clinic dates, we will progress to full swing shots. The 4th session is designed to focus on course rules, club selection and shot management.

May 10th, 17th, 31st and June 7th. (Class will skip Memorial Day weekend.) All classes will begin at 3:00 pm and run through 1 hour.

Golf equipment is available free of charge. Please call to reserve your spot.

Also In May……

Series of 5 Beginner Adult Clinics for $99.00!!! Please go to our web sight to see available times and dates. Brettonwoods.com

Contact John Pawlak, PGA Director of Golf for details. 603-278-4653

 

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Comfort Inn of North Conway Nominated for Suburban Inn of the Year

Hotel Chosen as a Top Three Contender for 2014 Choice Hotels International’s Prestigious Award

Comfort Inn and Suites of North Conway, today announced that it has been chosen by Choice Hotels International as one of the top three Comfort Inns in the country for the suburban market. The Comfort Inn & Suites – North Conway has been providing accommodations in the Mount Washington Valley since 2000.

Situated in North Conway at the base of the White Mountains, the hotel provides year round amenities for families, outdoor enthusiasts, and people looking to shop or dine in the hundreds of stores and restaurants in the area. With an indoor swimming pool and two Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf courses, guests have no shortage of on premise activities to choose from, as well as unlimited options within walking distance or a short drive.

A Choice Hotels International Platinum Award property since 2006, the North Conway location has been a top destination for almost a decade.

“We are honored to be nominated for this industry award,” said Dave Power, President / General Manager of the hotel. “It says a lot about our accommodations and our staff’s dedication to the comfort and satisfaction of our guests.”

To learn more about Comfort Inn and Suites of North Conway, or to book a reservation, visit http://www.northconwaycomfortinn.com Newly renovated for the 2014 season.

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