The North Conway Journey to the North Pole, formerly known as the Polar Express event, is not one of these Santa Trains, or a simple train ride!
It's a Magical 2-hour Journey, including :
A train ride to the North Pole in your PJs
Christmas Carols that we all sing together while aboard
Hot cocoa and candy to warm up your heart
A sea of Elves with their lanterns, awaiting you at the North Pole to deliver you to Santa
A read-aloud of the Caldecott Award winning book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg
Santa himself giving the first gift of Christmas to all the kids
Wonderful memories for years to come
The Journey to the North Pole is one of the major fundraisers for the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation.
Tickets are available only through a lottery or through a Lodging Package!
2 night Package includes :
2 nights in the room of your choice
Full cooked-to-order breakfast each morning (kids menu and gluten free menu available), featuring choice of fluffy pancakes, real French toasts, stuffed croissants and more...
Coach tickets for the Journey to the North Pole on selected Saturday performances (11/28, 12/05, 12/12 or 12/19)
A small gift, personalized with your child(ren) name under our Christmas tree
Afternoon Hot Cocoa and homemade cake or bread
a Dining Pass for discounts to area restaurants
Free tubing, x-country skiing, snowshoeing passes at Great Glen Trails (if open)
Optional discount tickets (giving you a 20% off!) for Cranmore Mountain's Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing, and Tubing (weather permitting)
Too many things to do? Optional 3rd night with a 10% discount
Rates for 2015 (rates are subject to change and vary depending of the room - Taxes are not included):
Starting from $469 + tax for 2 nights for 3 people (2 adults and 1 child under 10)- This starting rate is for a stay in Room 10.
Starting from $610 + tax for 2 nights for 4 people (2 adults and 2 children under 10) - This starting rate is for a stay in Room 6.
For 5 people in a two bedroom suite (2 adults and 3 children under 10), package starts from $893 + tax for 2 nights.
NOTE : these rates are coach tickets only. If you wish first class or dome tickets, you need to contact us before 01/31/2015!
Payment and cancellation policy: One night stay + all tickets payment are required at time of reservation. The balance should be paid at check-in. Packages are refundable, minus a $35 cancellation fee per room, if we can resell your reservation IN FULL to another family (room + tickets). Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival are non-refundable, regardless of reason. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.
Tickets are very limited and may not be available for the specific dates/times your have in mind - please be flexible.
ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA YOU MIGHT CONSIDER WHILE STAYING WITH US
Cranmore Mountain : Mountain Coaster, Giant Swing, Snow Tubing, Indoor Adventure Park. Discounted tickets are available at our front desk.
Attitash Mountain : Mountain Coaster. Discounted tickets are available at our front desk
Skiing : Cranmore Mountain is just 1 mile from us, Attitash and Black Mountain are 15 from us, Wildcat Mountain and Bretton Woods are 40 minutes away from us. X-country, snowshoe and tube for FREE at Great Glen Trails (at the base of Mt Washington). Discounted tickets are available at our front desk for all these activities. Even if there is a lack of natural snow, all the mountains usually open mid-december (tubing can be opened earlier) and make snow!
Dog sledding with Muddy Paws Dog Sled. If the snow is not present, they propose rolling dog sledding adventures!
100 ACRE WOODS, part of the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation : walk, x-country ski, snowshoe, picnic, along their Story Book Trail! They also propose a Theatre in the Woods with kids' plays and entertainment for the whole family.
Learn about the exceptional weather up Mt Washington at the hands-on science museum for kids, the Weather Discovery Center, just 5 minutes away from us.