10/15/2014

Go Big Green Men’s Ice Hockey Team!

Dartmouth Big Green Men’s Ice Hockey

With fire in their hearts and ice in their veins, Dartmouth Big Green Men’s Ice Hockey will host its preseason exhibition match-up against University of Alberta on Saturday, October 25th starting 7 PM at Thompson Arena.  Whether it is the speed, intensity and physical nature of the game or your love for Big Green, we hope you will join us for an exciting 2014-2015 Men’s Hockey season!
 
Dartmouth Big Green Men’s Ice HockeyHome Game Schedule:
Sat., Oct. 25th at 7 PM vs. University of Alberta 
Sun., Oct. 26th at 5 PM vs. Brown (Scrimmage) 
Fri., Nov. 14th at 7 PM vs. Yale  
Sat., Nov. 15th at 7 PM vs. Brown
Tue., Nov. 18th at 7 PM vs. Harvard
Sat., Nov. 29th at 4 PM vs. American International
Sun., Nov. 30th at 4 PM vs. Boston University
Sun., Dec. 14th at 4 PM vs. Sacred Heart

Check out the 2014-2015 Dartmouth Ice Hockey Schedule.
 
All of us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth wish the Dartmouth Big Green Men’s Ice Hockey good luck! 
 
Planning to attend a live hockey game at Thompson Arena? Book your overnight accommodations with us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth and warm up in our cozy accommodations after an invigorating evening cheering on Dartmouth Big Green Men’s Ice Hockey team to victory. Visit our website to learn more.

10/07/2014

Halloween is Almost Upon us and Hanover is the Perfect Place to be

Halloween Attractions Near Hanover

Halloween is almost upon us!  If you are looking to create amazing Halloween memories or out for a good fright, then you’ll want to head out to Hanover.  There’s something for everyone, from families in search of kid-friendly fall fun, to friends looking to spend an evening at some of the spookiest attractions around.  Make sure to check out the area attractions this autumn, you won’t be disappointed!

Pumpkin PickingThe Great Vermont Corn Maze
Corn maze that covers 10 acres with 3 miles of trails lined with 10 - 12' towering walls of corn.
 
Riverview Farm
Pumpkin Picking, Hayrides & Corn Maze
 
The Enfield Shaker Museum
Phantom of the Opera
 
Fright Kingdom Ultimate Scare Attractions
with Apocalypse Z, Grim and Vampire Castle

Make your visit to New Hampshire complete with a stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  At our Inn we offer cozy accommodations perfect for warming up after a day out and about in the cool autumn weather.  Visit our website to learn more about our great package deals we offer.

09/30/2014

Get Ready To Book Your Dream Hanover Stay

Hanover Inn Dartmouth

Home to one of the top ranking college Hanover inn dartmouth
towns in the US, Hanover Inn Dartmouth has long been a landmark amongst the community. With a quintessential location adjacent to Dartmouth College, guests of Hanover Inn Dartmouth can enjoy plenty of activities to do in the Upper Valley, as well as an easy access to the downtown area. 

Perfectly located near I-91 and I-89, guests can spend the day taking in the serene New England beauty and lots of interesting cultural activities, shopping and dining.   Take a behind-the-scenes look at the famous glassblowing operation of Simon Pearce, a tour of Harpoon Brewery or spend the day roaming the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site.  Enjoy a stroll down South Street and embrace the true American Main Street experience with Hanover’s unique shops and restaurants.   

There are plenty more reasons to stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  Leigh Harrington of Where Traveler recently published an article about her recent trip to the Upper Valley and her stay with us here at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  Take a moment to read through her wonderful depictions of her "24 Hours in New England's Scenic Upper Valley", and make your plans to join us soon!  Thank you Leigh, for your compliments!

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09/23/2014

See Hanover From a Different View

Hot Air Balloon Rides

What could be more exhilarating than flying high above New Hampshire and enjoying panoramic views of the fall foliage surrounded by the sights, sounds and smells of autumn? How about a hot air balloon ride?  Let Hanover Hot Air Balloons professional pilots take you on a flight where you can enjoy stunning views of New Hampshire's fall foliage as far as the eye can see.  Hanover Hot Air Balloons offers rides near Hanover at dawn and at dusk.  Take a bird's eye view of the regions remote areas that are inaccessible by car. 

Hanover Hot Air Balloons

See autumn as you've never seen it before.  For more high flying adventures, visit the Hanover Hot Air Balloons website.
 
Fall is the best time to head out for a getaway and Hanover is the perfect place to visit for a weekend of culture and fun!  Hanover Inn Dartmouth is centrally located, making it easy to enjoy the area attractions yet provides a cozy place to return to for total relaxation.  After a day out in the cool fall temperatures, warm up next to a fire with a cup of hot cocoa or dine in at our PINE restaurant.  Visit our website to book your next Hanover getaway today.

09/16/2014

Movie Nights at the Hopkins Center for the Arts

Hopkins Center for the Arts

There are so many great things to do in Hanover this fall including enjoying a movie at the Hopkins Center for the Arts.  The Hopkins Center for the Arts presents a variety of movies from classics to recent Oscar winners sure to please your film viewing preferences. 

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Hopkins Center for the Arts
4 East Wheelock Street, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Come enjoy these films showing at the Hopkins Center for the Arts this fall:
Tue., Sept. 23 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM ~ Two Days, One Night
Wed., Sept. 24 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM ~ Diplomacy
Thu.,  Sept. 25 - 4:00 PM & 7:00 PM ~ Wild Tales
Fri., Sept. 26 - 7:00 PM ~ Most Wanted Man
Fri., Sept. 26 - 7:00 PM ~ Venus in Fur
Fri., Oct. 3 - 7:00 PM ~ Calvary
Fri., Oct. 10 - 7:00 PM ~ Get On Up
Fri., Oct. 10 - 7:00 PM~ Guardians Of The Galaxy
Sat., Oct. 11 - 7:00 PM ~ The Hundred-Foot Journey
Sun., Oct. 12 - 4:00 PM ~ I Am Cuba
 
The Hopkins Center for the Arts serves as the cultural hub for Dartmouth College and was named by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of the nation’s exemplary performing arts centers.  Their mission is to create, preserve and present the arts to the community.  For ticket sales and a complete list of films showing, visit the Hopkins Center for the Arts website.
 
After enjoying a movie at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, stop over to Hanover Inn Dartmouth and enjoy a world class meal at our on-site restaurant, PINE.  PINE offers unique menu options that incorporate farm-to-table philosophy.  Book you stay now at Hanover Inn Dartmouth and enjoy outstanding views, cozy accommodations and an attentive staff sure to make your visit here in Hanover memorable.  Visit our website to book your stay.

09/09/2014

Family fun at Billings Farm and Museum

Billings Farm and Museum

As the weather changes and the leave slowly start to fall, Billings Farm and Museum offers fun activities for the entire family to enjoy:
 
Foodways Fridays
October 3, 10, & 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Discover how Billings Farm and Museum uses seasonal vegetable and herbs from their heirloom garden in historic 19th and early 20th century recipes. Learn about the history, importance, and uses of old vegetable varieties as they are prepared in the farmhouse kitchen.
 
Pumpkin & Apple Celebration
4 & 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
These hands-on programs will highlight two essential fall crops, including apple tasting, cider pressing, pumpkin bowling, apples-on-a-string, making pumpkin & apple ice cream, cooking apple butter in the farmhouse, and wagon rides.  Horse-drawn wagon rides are included with admission.
 
30th Annual Harvest Weekend
October 11& 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Join Billings Farm & Museum for a traditional Vermont harvest celebration with a husking bee and barn dance; along with a variety of 19th century harvest activities and programs for the entire family including cider pressing, harvesting root vegetables, “putting food by,” and more; spiced cider and homemade doughnuts.
 
Autumn Wagon Ride Weekend
October 18 & 19, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 Enjoy the picturesque views of autumn’s brilliant colors and a scenic narrated horse-drawn wagon rides around the Billings' fields, plus farm programs and activities.
 
21st Annual Family Halloween Celebration
October 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween with pumpkin carvings, doughnuts-on-a-string, wagon rides, cranking pumpkin ice cream, Halloween stories, pumpkin games, and animal programs.  Don you best Halloween costume during their parades at 12:00 & 2:00 p.m.
 
For more family fun event information, please visit the Billings Farm & Museum website.
 

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Billings Farm & Museum
5302 River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091

Looking for the perfect autumn weekend getaway in New Hampshire?  Why not stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth?  Hanover is filled with rich history, cultural attractions, fantastic shops and restaurants and outdoor adventures at every turn.  Discover why guests of Hanover Inn Dartmouth travel back to stay with us again and again.  Visit our website today to book you stay.

09/02/2014

Come Root Dartmouth Big Green Football Team on to Victory!

Big Green Football 2014

There’s a change in the air and it’s not just about cooler temperatures, changing leaves and students going back to college. It is about football!  Pigskin fans from all over Hanover are gearing up for an exciting season of college football.   All eyes from the stands will be glued to the field as Dartmouth Big Green football team takes on Central Connecticut in their season-opener game. 
 
For ticket sales and game information, please visit Dartmouth College website.
 

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Dartmouth Big Green 2014 Football Schedule
Sept. 20th at 7 PM Home Game vs. Central Connecticut
Sept. 27th at 6 PM Away Game vs. New Hampshire
Oct. 4th at 1:30 PM Home Game vs. Penn
Oct. 11th at Noon Away Game vs. Yale
Oct. 18th at 1:30 PM Home Game - Big Green Home Coming Game vs. Holy Cross
Oct. 25th at 1:30 PM Away Game vs. Columbia
Nov. 1st at 3:30 PM Home Game vs. Harvard
Nov. 8th at 12:30 PM Away Game vs. Cornell
Nov. 15th at Noon Home Game vs. Brown
Nov. 22nd at 1 PM Away Game vs. Princeton       

At Hanover Inn Dartmouth, we are passionate about Big Greens football team and its amazing fans and we offer the perfect place to stay while attending their home games.  Our casual elegance and stunning ambiance is sure to leave a lasting impression.  Make it a weekend getaway and enjoy shopping and dining in Hanover surrounded by the picturesque views of the beautiful fall foliage.  Visit our website to book you stay today.

08/26/2014

Don Your Tartans Hanover the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival is Back!

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

Come join us as we gather once again to celebrate the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival located in beautiful Loon Mountains.  This three-day gathering celebrates everything Scottish—food, music, culture, dancing, athletics, and more.  Enjoy family fun filled days of activities that offer something for everyone and include concerts, a Clan Village, vendors, seminars, whisky tastings, Highland Dance competitions, piping, drumming, pipe bands, fiddle and harp competitions, Scottish Heavy Athletics and sheep dog trials and much more! This year the New Hampshire Gathering of the Scottish Clans, Inc. is pleased to announce that Thor Bjornsson, heavy strength athlete and star of HBO's Game of Thrones will be appearing at the New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival.
 
For more event information visit the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival website.
 

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival
September 19th - 21st Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH
 
NH Highland Games & Festival Performers
Albannach
John Carmichael
Glengarry Bhoys
Natalie Haas
Alasdair
Jim Malcolm
Fellswater
Searson
The American Rogues
The Brigadoons
Charlie Zahm
 

Looking for overnight accommodations while attending the 39th New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival?  Come stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  We offer the historic charm of Hanover along with comfort and elegance sure to relax your body and soul.  Enjoy dining at our PINE restaurant sure to satisfy any appetite.  Visit our website to book your stay.
 
image source – New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival webpage

08/19/2014

Celebrate Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend With Us

Dartmouth Homecoming Weekend

Join us in Hanover for the 2014 Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend Friday, October 17th through Sunday, October 19th, campus wide.  Homecoming Weekend is the perfect opportunity for students, faculty, alumni, family and friend to come together and celebrate the passion, history and vision of Dartmouth College.  Big Green alumni are welcome to join in the festivities and relive the magic of their alma mater. Come cheer on Dartmouth during their Homecoming football game against Massachusetts’ Holy Cross College.
 

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Homecoming Weekend Highlights:
Friday, October 17
Homecoming Parade and Bonfire
Navigating College Admissions Workshop
Inaugural Homecoming Induction of Wearers of the Green
 
Saturday, October 18
Back to Class with Professors Brendan Nyhan and Erich Osterberg
Dartmouth Football vs. Holy Cross
Campus Tours, a Family-Friendly Scavenger Hunt, and Tailgating
 
Sunday, October 19
Mini-Reunions and Alumni Gatherings
 

Please visit Dartmouth College website for more Homecoming information.
 
All of us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth are excited to welcome back Big Greens alumni, family and friends for Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend.  We offer cozy, yet convenient accommodations to the Dartmouth College Homecoming Weekend festivities.  Visit our website to book your stay.
 
 
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08/12/2014

Join us for a Hole-In-One Experience at the HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament

HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament will take place Friday, September 19th at the Hanover Country Club.  Enjoy pre-game and post game festivities, special contests and prizes, goodie bags for every player featuring 1-week passes to the River Valley Club and a water bottle from BeFit Physical Therapy, and snacks provided by the Hanover Inn Dartmouth, Boloco, Six South and more.
 
Players can choose to play men’s, women’s or mix divisions of the Ryder Cup (6 Best Ball - 6 Scramble - 6 Alternate Shots - 7 iron on 7th hole) or Straight Scramble.  To register, please visit the Hanover Chamber Of Commerce website.

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 HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Hanover Country Club, 36 Hilton Field Rd, Hanover, NH
Friday, September 19, 2014
Registration: 11:30am, Shotgun Start: 12:30pm

All of us at Hanover Inn Dartmouth would like to wish all the participants of the HACC 18th Annual Golf Tournament good luck!  After a day on the golf course, make your evening complete with a stay at Hanover Inn Dartmouth.  Hanover Inn Dartmouth offers cozy accommodations for total relaxation.  Visit our website to book your next stay.