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When you are lucky enough to fall in love, the day may come that you both decide to spend the rest of your days together. A proposal happens, followed by an engagement. Eventually, though, you have to actually tie the knot, which means choosing where to get married. While some spots, like Hawaii, Colorado, and Florida often prove to be top choices for unions, don't rule out the Northeast. Keep reading to learn 3 reasons to get married in New England, and why you should have your big day take place in this region. 1) The climate is perfect, depending on…
If you’re dreaming of a getaway to the Christmas Farm Inn & Spa, but having a hard time convincing an active partner to come with you, this blog should make it a little easier to get them just as fired up as you are to visit our little corner of the world! A getaway to the White Mountains is not a hard sell. What’s not to like about a romantic rendezvous or a family adventure that keeps the kids smiling? We’re pretty sure that most people would love a relaxing massage. Or devouring a mouth-watering Green Apple Bourbon Steak from…
Some travelers mistakenly assume they’ll get the best deal if they book through an Online Travel Agency, but you can often get the best deals and perks by booking directly with hotels. Here are some of the benefits of booking direct: Benefit 1: Save Money OTAs like Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, or Orbitz are fine if you do not have anywhere specific in mind to stay in a city where you’ll be traveling. You can use them to research hotels in the area, making side-by-side comparisons. What they don’t tell you in their TV commercials is once you see one you…
Thursday, 18 February 2016 20:51

Micro Manage the Great Outdoors

By Innkeeper, Gary Plourde A couple of years ago my die-hard hiker friends told me their little secret. They hike all year round, almost without missing a stride. They hike in the late fall / early winter, when hiking trails start to accumulate snow and ice; in the winter, when the snow has been packed hard by snow-shoers, skin-skiers, or unseasonal rain; and in the spring, when the winter snow melts into streams of hard snow and ice around sections of earthen rock and trail. They hike on low-level trails, popular scenic trails, to explore frozen waterfalls or to wander…
Monday, 17 August 2015 20:50

Tips for the Best Leaf Peeping

Yankee Magazine named Jackson, NH one of the top 25 Foliage Towns in New England with neighboring, North Conway, making the list as well. Jackson and North Conway have no shortage of magnificent fall views and the Christmas Farm Inn & Spa has all the amenities you are looking for. Did you know that the leaves change throughout the region at different times? This gives ample opportunity to almost always see some spectacular colors with a background of varying scenic vistas. Leaves change with the cold weather; therefore, you'll see changes first high on the mountains, then down to the…
If you love to ski, you’ll love staying at Christmas Farm Inn and Spa during the winter of 2015. When you step outside the front door to our Jackson NH inn, you literally have the region’s top cross country ski area, the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, right there before you, offering 148 km of trails in and around Jackson that are ready to explore. The foundation works to have a well-groomed trail system that offers something for everyone, from first-timers to snowshoers to national competitors. There are also 9 alpine slopes just minutes away. Several of these offer ski and…
We love this time of year at our Jackson NH Inn and Spa. It feels truly magical to be in Jackson when the air is crisp and there is so much happening. You can return to your childhood with ice skating and sip hot chocolate by a warm wood fire while your little ones spend their Christmas playing in Santa's own backyard. Even beyond what you can enjoy doing on the grounds of our estate, the area is full of Open House events, food and wine tastings, craft fairs, storytelling sessions, tree lightings, rides in horse drawn sleighs, and more.…
Monday, 29 September 2014 22:13

Wedding Photo Tips at the Christmas Farm Inn

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. Here are five easy wedding photo tips at the Christmas Farm Inn that you'll love: 1) Take Advantage of the Setting Whether it is our 18th Century barn with fieldstone fireplace or the beauty of the White Mountains behind you at our tent wedding, Christmas Farm Inn is a magical combination of historic and photogenic. Make sure that when discussing the photos you want with your photographer, you set aside time to get bridal portraits or shots as a couple in the best romantic spots. The covered "Honeymoon…
Our AVEDA Concept Spa in exists to make sure your stay at our Jackson NH hotel is a sanctuary from the pressures of the outside world. "We do get outside guests at the spa, but the majority of our spa users are guests at the Inn," said Spa Manager Jaime Robinson. Our spa offers a variety of services to those 14 or older, from different types of massage to facials to waxing to nail services. She said the most popular service offered is massage, and many spa users enjoy the Stress Fix Massage, a focused treatment that uses Swedish massage…
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