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The Upper Valley is home to small towns and villages where friendly neighbors gather in all seasons for cultural and recreational opportunities. Swim, sail, paddle, skate, ski, hike, ride, climb—there’s no limit to outdoor adventure. There's lots to do indoors too, in this hub for art, music, theater, dance, fine dining, and much more.
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New England charm pairs with modern services and amenities to create an unforgettable stay for business and leisure. Located next to the Hopkins Center for the Arts and Hood Museum, the Hanover Inn Dartmouth is the only boutique hotel on the Dartmouth College campus. We offer easy access to the region's most exciting outdoor activities and cultural attractions.
Find your way around Dartmouth's 269-acre main campus and beyond.
Located on the banks of the Connecticut River, the Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse is a classic crew facility, built in 1986. The 11,400 square foot facility was funded by many former oarsmen and women of Dartmouth and their families and friends.
The original Moosilauke Ravine Lodge was raised up in the late 1930s to serve some of the nation’s earliest competitive skiing. Today the Lodge provides a destination for the area and the entire Dartmouth community and the Upper Valley. The Lodge is open to the public for rooms and meals for the spring, summer, and fall!
Dartmouth Skiway offers big-mountain challenges in a family-friendly setting with more than 100 ski-able acres spread over two mountains and enough terrain variety to thrill any ski or snowboarding enthusiast. No matter what your skiing style, the Skiway has something fun for everyone: a 968-foot vertical drop, affordable ski tickets, a full-service day lodge, superb grooming, and exciting terrain features.
Canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddleboard rentals on the Connecticut River.
Dartmouth's 6,000-square-foot greenhouse sits atop the Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center. This living botanical museum opened in August 2011, offering resources for research, serving as a classroom for budding botanists and veteran horticulturists, and providing an inviting space for casual visitors.
Located in the Orozco Room in Baker Library, the 24 panels comprising the mural cover nearly 3,200 square feet of wall space. One of Orozco's finest creations and one of Dartmouth's most treasured works, the mural was designated a national historic landmark in 2013.