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A Guide to Winter Fun Around Peterborough

Edited November 30th, 2021.

The Jack Daniels Motor Inn sits in the heart of winter activity in the Monadnock Region and beyond. There’s something for everyone to do no matter your level of experience, providing tons of winter fun all season.

Landscape of Mount Monadnock, a mountain covered in snow with tree branches in the foreground
Beautiful Mount Monadnock snowcapped for the season.

Skiing is a seasonal staple in New England. With several different areas surrounding Peterborough, there’s something for all types of skiers.

Ready to whoosh downhill? Crotched Mountain Ski is located 20 minutes away from the Jack Daniels, and provides a nice variety of trails, short life lines, and even a terrain park. Home to Midnight Madness, skiers can enjoy the slopes even after the sun has set.

Various mascots and costumed people stand around with skiers
Mascot Day at Pat’s Peak is Saturday, January 26th!

Pat’s Peak is another nearby downhill mountain with loads of fun that also has snow tubing. Head over on Mascot Day on the last Sunday of January for fun photos and a dance off while you ski.

A snowy ski trail from the top looks down towards the base.
A slope ready to be skied at Sunapee!

A little drive from the area brings you to Mount Sunapee for more downhill skiing fun. Weekly specials and events such as Ladies Day and Wednesday discounts add to the enjoyment of a day on the slopes.

blue snowshoes on feet
Why not blaze through some of the trails in town?

You can also jump on trails like Edward MacDowell Dam, the Monadnock Rail Trail, and Cranberry Meadow Pond for self guided cross-country and snowshoeing at your own pace.

Sunrise on a large cross-country ski trail
Try out Dublin School’s accredited trails and racing tracks!

If you’ve ever wanted to cross-country ski on accredited trails, head over to Dublin School’s Nordic Center Trails and enjoy well groomed, open to the public ski trails just ten minutes from the Jack Daniels Inn.

Front of the Jack Daniels Motor Inn while it snows
The Jack Daniels Motor Inn loves the snow too!

Treating your self to great dining downtown and a cozy room at the Jack Daniels complete the picture for your winter fun in the Monadnock region. Call us today to schedule your New England winter excursion, or check out our availability online here. We hope to see you soon!

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