Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Sunapee Cruises

Opening weekend is finally here! The MV Mt. Sunapee Tour Boat and the MV Kearsarge Restaurant Ship will be starting this Saturday May 28th.

Enjoy a leisurely cruise on beautiful Lake Sunapee! Relax aboard as your Captain narrates the history, points of interest and lore of this crystal clear mountain lake.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011

Inn To Inn Summer Sampler

Discover the Delights of Summer in New Hampshire with Inn to Inn Sampler Package ~ June 26 to 30 and July 17 to 21
Package Includes Garden Tours, Historical Sights, Scenic Lake Cruise, Outdoor Concert, And More!
The Rosewood Country Inn and the Candlelite Inn are offering an Inn to Inn Summer Sampler for visitors to explore the beauty of the season in central New Hampshire. Available for June 26 to 30 and July 17 to 21, the four night package includes two nights at each inn, and a self-guided tour with admissions to some of the Sunapee region's most popular and scenic attractions.
The Summer Sampler package also includes tickets to
Fuller Gardens. Located in Portsmouth, along the coast, the turn of the century public botanical garden features hundreds of varieties of rose bushes, formal English perennial borders, a Japanese Garden and Conservatory. On the way guests can also visit Prescott Park, a serene and charming setting with gorgeous flower gardens and deciduous and exotic plantings.
The following day guests can venture north to see the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge spanning the Connecticut River (the longest covered bridge in America), and then spend the afternoon at the
St. Gaudens Historic Site. Admission is included to the beautiful home, studios and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors. Over 100 of his artworks can be seen in the galleries, from heroic public monuments to expressive portrait reliefs, and the gold coins which changed the look of American coinage. Guests can also enjoy summer concerts, explore the nature trails, or take a sculpture class on the grounds.
The next morning, guests can visit
The Fells, one of New England's finest examples of an early 20th-century summer estate. Admission is included to tour the Colonial revival home and explore the 84-acre estate and gardens. In the afternoon, guests will enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Sunapee, followed by an evening concert-on-the-green in Sunapee Harbor, complete with a picnic basket supper.
The Inn to Inn Summer Sampler is priced from $399 per person plus tax, based on double occupancy. The package includes:
Two nights at Candlelite Inn
Two nights at Rosewood Country Inn
Four breakfasts
Two dinners
A picnic supper
Admissions to Fuller Gardens, St. Gaudens, and The Fells
Tickets for Lake Sunapee Cruise

Saturday, May 14, 2011

The Fells at the John Hay Estate

The Fells Historic Estate & Gardens is one of New England's finest examples of an early 20th-century summer estate. Come and discover 84 acres of beauty and tranquility; learn the legacy of its founder, diplomat and statesman John Milton Hay, during historic guided tours of the 22-room Colonial Revival home; explore forest succession and nature's diversity while walking woodland trails; and enjoy the renowned gardens.

The season kicks off on May 27 with an opening Member Reception from 5-8pm. View two new art exhibits and enjoy a complimentary wine bar and light hors d'oeuvres. Artist demonstrations and talks throughout the evening. Email to reserve.