The Mt. Washington Valley may have its namesake from the highest peak in New England, but it's character comes from the 8 quintessential villages and the things you can do and people you can meet there. You can travel throughout the Valley and through time, stopping at each unique village. Some are known for recreation and look up to some of the best skiing, while others have made a name for themselves when it comes to shopping and dining. If you're looking for something relaxed and tranquil, many of the Mt. Washington Valley villages can bring you back to a simpler time and let you enjoy the natural, beautiful scenery that we are known for. No matter what village you visit, you will be welcomed with a smile and friendly face. The true New England spirit lives in every corner of the Valley and radiates through each person you meet.