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Outskirts: Waterville Valley: A Snowy Ski Day Trip

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 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 Espresso Emporium in Town Square. 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. Read Full Story

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