Weekend Trip to Dixville Notch, New Hampshire

Dixville Notch is just four hours away from Boston and you can comfortably drive to the small town. There are plenty of hotels and resorts which offer beautiful views and comfortable stay to make your trip more amazing. One of these hotels is Balsams Grand Resort Hotel which is a 145-year-old destination. All rooms of the hotels are decked with delicate curtains, tapestry wallpapers, and 90-year-old postcards. Though it looks old-fashioned but the resort enforces a dress code for male guests and jackets are mandatory after 6 p.m. No wonder the property is old and boasts of rustic charm but that is how it offer you comfort and warmth. Balsams is best known as a golf resort as it features a 18-hole, Donald Ross designed course that is carved into the side of Mount Keazer. The glorious backdrop offers a sophistication that belies the resort’s otherwise wholesome charms. For those who are not so much interested in golfing, there are plenty of nongolfing activities to enjoy on the 8,000-acre property. These activities include hiking, biking, and swimming. At the end of the day the in-house tavern lit up with live music where couples enjoy dancing most evenings. The winters are even more wonderful when the Balsams transforms into a ski resort with munificent slopes, cross-country trails, and sleigh rides it all looks like a Rockwellian portrait.


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Distance: Four hours

Destination Type: Town

Attractions: Dixville Notch Heritage Trail, L.L. Cote Sports Center, Coleman

State Park, Dixville Notch State Park, The Panorama Golf Course.

Activities: Golfing, hiking, biking, sleigh rides and swimming.

While the town receives couples as frequent visitors, families and groups also visit the place to enjoy picnic and other activities. For the couples who love to take a short break from the busy city life to spend some time together, this is the place to be with minimum disturbance, maximum peace and amazing beauty. Just sit back and relax, have a cup of coffee and listen to the chirpings of bird.

Families come here to give their kids some space to play outdoors and enjoy a great picnic where the entire family can lay on acres of green grass, play games and have scrumptious food together. For old age people and couples Dixville Notch is a paradise that offer peace, calm and positive vibrations.

Dixville Notch State Park: The 127 acres Dixville Notch State Park boats of waterfalls, a scenic gorge, on two mountain brooks, and hiking trails that lead to the summits of nearby mountains. Visitors can enjoy hiking and other activities in the park. If you are the kind of person who does not like to indulge in adventure activities than you can enjoy the beautiful views and just relax in the lap of nature. This park is open all-year-round for recreation unless closed or restricted by posting. During the off-season the park is typically not staffed and comfort stations are not available.

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