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Two all-star ski towns in New England

Stowe, Vt., and North Conway, N.H., were ranked as two of the top 25 ski towns in the world by National Geographic Magazine in February, the only two New England towns that made the list. Both offer great skiing, gorgeous mountain scenery, and an outdoor-lover’s vibe.

Small-town Stowe has authentic New England charm, with plush amenities, upscale lodging, and world-class dining, while sprawled-out and bustling North Conway has nearly limitless activities at price points for all. Here is your guide to getting the best out of each of these all-star ski towns.

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