Hanover, NH 03755, USA
"Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, it is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution." - Wikipedia
Dartmouth College is one of the most selective and elite schools in the country. Despite being a small college, Dartmouth is continually ranked one of the best in the nation for undergraduate teaching.
Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as "Dr. Seuss", famously graduated from Dartmouth in 1925. There are at least two places on campus named after him; the Geisel school of Medicine, and the Theodor Geisel Room in Baker-Berry Library. Robert Frost also attended Dartmouth College. While he did not graduate, he is the only person to have received two honorary degrees from Dartmouth.
There are many things to see and do at Dartmouth College even if you're not a student. Attend a play, concert, or film screening at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, explore the Hood Museum of Art, take a walk around the green, or peruse one of the many boutique shops along Main Street. The Baker-Berry Library, located right on Dartmouth's green. is mostly open to the public and features a large fresco by José Clemente Orozco in its lower level, which is a National Historic Landmark.
Northern Rail Trail, Lebanon, NH 03766
Northern Rail Trail
Ride your bicycle or take a walk along the Northern Rail Trail! Enjoy beautiful scenic views of the mountains, lakes, and rivers, quaint bridges, and the fresh air of nature.
**Please note, electric and motorized bikes and vehicles vehicles are strictly prohibited from the Rail Trail, with the exception of certain low-speed electric bicycles, and properly registered and insured snowmobiles in winter, snow levels permitting. For detailed information, please refer to the official Northern Rail Trail website**
"The Northern Recreational Rail Trail, also known as the Northern Rail Trail, is a 58-mile multi-use rail trail in western New Hampshire, USA, running from Lebanon to Boscawen. It uses the right-of-way of the Boston and Maine Railroad's former Northern Line, which was acquired by the State of New Hampshire in 1996." - Wikipedia
Woodstock, VT, USA
Visit the charming town of Woodstock, Vermont, just a 25-minute drive away. Regularly voted among the top ten most picturesque Christmas towns by the New York Times, Woodstock is full of things to see and do for people of all ages.
Catch a movie at the historic Town Hall Theater, featuring the largest screen in the area and their famous maple butter popcorn. Check their website for the current movie lineup and screening times. Shop the historic downtown along Central Street, packed with artisanal and boutique shops and stroll around the Green. In the north end of the village, stop by Billings Farm to visit with their cows and experience life on a colonial-era working farm.
3861 Killington Road, Killington, VT, USA
Killington Ski Resort
The largest ski area in the eastern U.S., Killington Ski Resort boasts 155 trails and 21 ski lifts. It has been recently nicknamed the "Beast of the East". The 1,509 skiable acres extend across six interconnected mountain peaks, with the primary mountain being the highest and namesake mountain, Killington Peak. Killington also has the largest vertical drop in New England at 3,050 feet.
You can start and end your day at any one of the five base lodges, all complete with their own food courts, ticket sales, trails, and lift access. Ramshead Lodge features child care on-site, and is within short walking distance of the Snowshed Lodge. There you have access to private lessons and skiing terrain for all ability levels. Bear Mountain Lodge hosts access to the longest and steepest mogul trail in the east.