Dartmouth – Lake Sunapee is a prime destination for outdoor recreations, festivals and visiting historic estates at any time of year. During the summer, Lake Sunapee provides excellent facilities for all kinds of boating and watersports while in the winter Mount Kearsarge and Mount Sunapee provide for winter sports within easy reach from your holiday rental in Dartmouth – Lake Sunapee. In the autumn, the bright fall foliage is a splendid attraction.
Those looking for outdoor recreation should look no further than a holiday rental on Lake Sunapee in Dartmouth. Swimming, boating, fishing, windsurfing, canoeing and other water-based activities can all be enjoyed here. Hiking around Lake Sunapee, bird spotting and nature watching can all be enjoyed. There are more than 65 trails for adventurous skiers and snowmobilers in the nearby Alpine Terrain Park. Visit New England’s famous covered bridges including the Cornish-Windsor Bridge which crosses the Connecticut River and is the longest wooden covered bridge in the US. Mineral collectors will enjoy a day’s mineral hunting at Ruggle’s Mine in Grafton where more than 150 minerals and semi-precious stones can be found there including beryl, amethyst and garnet. The area hosts a number of festivals which can be enjoyed by Dartmouth visitors including the Fall Festival and Scarecrow Contest at Conway, The Great New Hampshire Pie Festival at Milton and the Lumberjack Festival at Berlin.
Visitors staying at a Dartmouth – Lake Sunapee holiday rental will find plenty to see and do on a visit to the Fells and John Hay National Wildlife Refuge in Newbury. The summer estate once belonged to John Hay, the secretary to Abraham Lincoln and has some outstanding gardens and Colonial Revival buildings. Visit the home, studio and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America’s greatest 20th century sculptors. Other historic homes to visit from your Dartmouth holiday rental are the Mary Baker Eddy House at Groton, the Enfield Shaker House which includes a Museum of Shaker History and Historic South Sutton with its 19th century schoolhouse, meeting house and store.
Holiday rentals in Dartmouth, NH can experience a range of temperatures from 27°C (81°F) in July to well below freezing throughout December, January and February with plenty of snowfall in the winter.
The main international airport serving holiday rentals in New Hampshire is Boston Logan (BOS) Airport which is about 160km from Lake Sunapee. Regional airports which are closer to New Hampshire include the Manchester-Boston (MHT) Regional Airport and the Lebanon Municipal (LEB) Airport which has commercial services to Boston and La Guardia airports.