Waterville Valley has long been a popular destination for Bean Town skiers and riders. Former owner Tom Corcoran played host to many a prominent Bostonian, including members of the Kennedy clan. Since its acquisition by Booth Creek Resorts, Waterville has received many upgrades. Its village core is one of the first in the East and the mountain's 2,000-foot vertical drop is exceptionally appealing. Waterville has consistently hosted major international races, including many memorable World Cups. An all-access daily lift ticket that lets kids try out snow tubes, ski bikes, snowscoots, ski foxes, and snow blades in the Exhibition Park. ActivitiesSnowboarding: Snowboarding is allowed on 100 percent of the mountain including a snowboard park, mini-park, exhibition terrain park, halfpipe, mini-pipe. Jumps, bumps, whoops, and rails. Snowboarding events occur throughout the season.Cross Country Profile: One hundred and five kilometers of groomed and backcountry terrain with snowshoeing allowed. Full retail and lesson facilities on-site with a Nordic Center located in the Town Square at Waterville Valley.Lodging2,500 rooms are available.Winter RecreationSkiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, ice arena, NASTAR racing, snow toys, indoor tennis, swimming, and an athletic club.