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|New Hampshire: Madison, Purity Spring Resort - Summer Family Vacations with All the Fun Included.
Escape, relax, and make memories in the beautiful White Mountains on a lake in the woods - the perfect family vacation forumla. Add Karaoke, and yoga to the family fun. What could be better?
Here's the scoop. Located on a private lake surrounded by more than 1000 acres of natural woodlands, Purity Spring Resort provides guests with a full recreation program plus several family-friendly dining and lodging options well-suited to affordable family vacations, weddings and reunions.
From guest rooms at the inn and mountainside lodges to cottages and the extra space of a lakeside condos and fireside, hillsid
e and lakeside cottages, the family-style lodging options are varied. For extra space checkout the Millbrook with seven guest rooms, each with TV and AC, three living room areas, TV, fireplace, laundry facilities. The Mill contains an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, locker rooms, gift shop and common room with TV. Select one of the fully furnished condos with cable television and multiple bedrooms with space for as many as 10 people. Private lodges at Purity Spring are available with five to eight guest rooms and common areas for socializing.
Here's the deal.
During the summer months families may take advantage of the Family Fun Package,
which includes two nights lodging, water skiing and knee-boarding, free use of kayaks, canoes, rowboats and sailboats and all resort amenities. Families can also add the American Meal Plan to their package, which includes a hearty breakfast, lunch and chef-prepared dinner daily.
Year-round activities include: wildlife viewing at Audubon's Hoyt Wildlife Sanctuary, use of the indoor pool and fitness center, Ping Pong, pool and video games, access to The Cellar Door Lounge, recreation room, and for an additional fee massage therapy. Bonus points: The resort is just minutes away from tax-free shopping.
During the spring, summer and fall:
Enjoy four sandy beaches, the iceberg on the lake, access to rowboats and kayaks, hiking, canoeing, sailing, fishing for Pickerel, bass and trout. Create family fun on four playgrounds (Millbrook, King Pine, Picnic Island and Sunset Beach) or basketball, volleyball and badminton, horseshoes, croquet and shuffleboard games. The resort maintains five outdoor tennis courts, archery field and climbing wall. They conduct guided river kayak trips; offer arts and crafts,; organize Karaoke,and yoga. Little tykes will enjoy Cub Club daycare. Evening entertainment choices include campfire sessions, dances, teen night out, and summer theatre. For an additional fee mountain biking is also an option. Bonus points:
During the summer weeks water skiing and knee boarding are options on the lake.
Family Summer Camp (August each year).
Each summer season Purity Spring Resort recreates the best of a traditional summer camp for families to sha
re. Your family will enjoy many activities including archery, softball, riflery, tennis and water sports, plus nightly family games, social hours on the Tecumseh Lodge porch and a dance on the tennis court. Paddle through the morning fog to Rocky
Point to experience a b
reakfast cookout on Rocky Point. Enjoy an afternoon of waterskiing on the lake or relax on the shores of Sunset Beach. Attend a traditio
nal lobster and steak cookout, complete with seaweed-steamed lobster and corn-on-the-cob. Families may either choose to participate in organized camp programs or go off on their own. Bonus points:
During family camp week, Purity Spring Resort allows pets in cabin accommodations.
Year-round activities include: wildlife viewing at Audubon's Hoyt Wildlife Sanctuary, use of the indoor pool and fitness center, Ping Pong, pool and video games, access to The Cellar Door Lounge, recreation room, and for an additional fee massage therapy. Bonus points: The resort is ju st minutes away from tax-free shopping.
Winter family activities include: Enjoy Alpine skiing and snowboarding on the family-friendly slopes of the King Pine Ski Area or explore the Nordic Terrain surrounding Purity Lake. Go snowshoeing; try snow tubing at Pine Meadows Tubing Park, and ice skating around the Zamboni-groomed Tohko Dome. Bonus points: Sleigh rides are complimentary each Monday or Wednesday evening with any non-holiday, midweek stay.
Value-added: During warm weather months on Monday mornings (weather permitting), guests are invited to walk, drive or paddle over to the wood-fired breakfast cookout served up on the back side of Purity Lake. Thursday evenings, Purity offers an old fashioned lobster bake – perhaps the longest running lobster bake in New England. Bonus points: The resort can simplify and facilitate your reunion plans. Contact Laurie Campbell toll-free 1-800-373-3754 x225 for the scoop.
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All year long Purity Spring Resort offers various affordable theme weekends and two or three-day getway packages for all ages and interests. Location on the planet:
Purity Spring Resort 1251 Eaton Road East Madison, NH 03849. Toll-free 1-800-373-3754, (603) 367-4042 or www.purityspring.com Content researched by FTF and images provided by Purity Spring Resort. Copyright 2012.