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Outskirts: Waterville Valley: Cross Country Skiing and Curious George

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The towering buildings and crowded sidewalks of Boston become a distant memory as the drive to Waterville Valley, New Hampshire takes you deeper and deeper into the countryside, through woods, and finally into the mountains. White Mountain National Forest is one of the closest and most convenient cross country ski destinations to Boston and worthy of an early morning departure for a full day of snowy fun.

You’ll want to get up early to make the two-hour trip up Route 93 to Waterville Valley and arrive in time for a sustaining brunch at the Coffee Emporium. Located in Town Square, you’ll find you can access most of today’s activities from this central location. Sit by the window and watch the skiers disappearing down trails into the woods as you sip your coffee, and then head downstairs to the Nordic Ski Center where you can rent gear. Read Full Story

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