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Riverside Reflections. Peaceful Pines.

Bennington, New Hampshire

Riverside Reflections. Peaceful Pines. Experience a cozy getaway tucked in a Winter Wonderland on the Contoocook River and Powder Mill Pond, just 1.5 hrs. from Boston and 2.25 hrs. from Hartford, in the legendary Monadnock region on 27 acres of wooded and waterfront serenity. Available year round, although winter usage is for die hards (with added bonus of nearby hot tub...sshh!) who enjoy the adventure and challenge of winter camping in a secluded but accessible site (snowy conditions may require snowshoes, skis, or snow mobile) Hike, Cross country Ski, snowshoe, and explore just steps from your door or downhill ski 5 minutes away at Crotched Mountain. Spring through fall, swim, fish, bike, kayak, or canoe and more without ever leaving our respite. .At the end of the day, just relax in the nearby hot tub, or by the campfire under the stars in your own private site overlooking the river, as the sounds of the waterfall lull you to sleep.

Discover a Riverside Respite, nestled in a private wooded setting throughout 27 acres of water frontage, on lovely Powder Mill Pond and the Contoocook River in Bennington, New Hampshire, just 1.5 hours from Boston and 2.25 hrs from Hartford, in the legendary Monadnock region. Your site sits right on the river's edge, secluded in the heart of natures beauty. For winter adventures, hike, cross country ski, ice skate, snowmobile, and/or snow shoe just outside your tent site where you'll stay toasty by the wood burning stove. In fact, during snowy conditions, your site may only be accessible by skiing, snowshoing, or snowmobiling and you may need to use the site shovel to clear off the deck or firepit. Ski at Crotched Mountain, open most weekends until 3 am, tube at Pat's Peak, or enjoy Sunapee, just 45 minutes away. During the summer, just steps away you can wade or fish in the river, plus enjoy the pond and swim, kayak, canoe, paddle boat or simply float or sun on the Lilypad platform at the public beach. Perhaps paddle to the private island for a picnic lunch or evening campfire or to the bridge where you can jump in to the pond and cool off with the locals. And during the fall, be enveloped in a kaleidoscope of beautiful fall foliage! We have provided some free extras, and your Tentrr site includes a Canvas Tent, Dome Tent, Bunk with 2 Queen Beds, Camp Table Camp Benches, Adirondack Chairs, a Fire Pit, Wood Stove, Campfire Grill, Grill Tongs & Brush, Water Carrier, Sun Shower, Trash Can, and Camp toilet. Complimentary bicycles and floats are available for guests to use on site. And for a small fee, Kayaks, canoes,and paddle boats are all available onsite for guests to also enjoy. For your convenience we can also provide indoor and seasonal outdoor showers with hot water, outdoor games such as croquet and horse shoes, electrical outlets, power packs, additional firewood, and water, (minimal fee may apply). And just a short hike through the woods and across the road, there is a playground and ball park as well as a small local store that also offers a respectable selection of craft beers! If you are traveling with another couple, you may also want to see our other listing where you can book the fully equipped Yurt, complete with flat screen tv, cable and wifi, on a deck in a private, picturesque setting, overlooking a small waterfall and dam. (seen from this site as well) Reserve now and experience the simply joy of a place where you can truly relax, escape the daily grind, or seek tranquility off the grid to enjoy quality time with the people you love! Have fun, be active, relax, and just be free...enjoy the simpler life, serenity and privacy, a romantic respite, an off the grid experience, a taste of "glamping" or just hassle-free vacationing. About the Area: If enjoying nature is your vacation aspiration, 27 acres of woods, water and onsite amenities await you at this rustic chic retreat, as well as throughout the entire Monadnock region. The Monadnock Region in southwest New Hampshire has been described as the Heart of New England, a tribute to its centrally located position within the six state region. There are also plenty of additional outdoor recreational activities like skiing at Crotched Mountain, or Golf at the Crotched Mountain Golf Club, or picking blueberries, apples etc. at the local farms for you and your family to enjoy during season right in Bennington, or just a short ride away. Essentially you will find unlimited sources of enjoyment for people of all ages! Live theater, an old fashioned diner, world renowned artisanal chocolates, homemade ice-cream, hand-crafted gifts and decor, unique boutiques, eclectic dining spots, a local brewery tour and tastings, cool bars, live music, maple sugar cotton candy, galleries, antiques, historic landmarks, charming architecture, and all sorts of ongoing fun activities and special events unique to the region are all right around the corner! The town of Peterborough is just a short drive away and should not be missed while you are in the area. Budget Travel magazine deemed Peterborough as one of the “top 10 coolest small towns in America”, while USA Today recognized it as the "most Idyllic picturesque town in New Hampshire." Peterborough is well known for amongst other things, its thriving arts community, home to the MacDowell Colony, the festivals, schools and Arts Council, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough Art Academy, Peterborough Fine Arts, and an abundance of galleries and talented craftspeople whose works can be found in the local shops. Peterboro Basket Company has been crafting the world's finest handmade baskets on site since 1854 and become a destination spot for visitors wanting a souvenir basket. Of course, as far as nature goes, you can still explore the areas plethora of nearby lakes, state parks, and mountains. More than 40 hiking trails for all levels as well as 100 breathtaking mountain view-points await you at the legendary Grand Mount Monadnock. And both Harris Center for Conservation in Hancock and Sheiling Forest in Peterborough Naturalists offer programs, events (even camps) for young and old to learn more about wildlife and nature and the trails, bridges, streams, and boulders make it an "unplugged" wonderland for children of all ages!


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