Holidaymakers looking to get away to a very scenic area with many things for visitors to do should try the Lake Winnipesaukee area. Located in the U.S state of New Hampshire in the north east of the country this area offers wonderful scenery and year round entertainment. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages, B&Bs and campsites.
The lake offers many opportunities for fishing as well as other water sports such as swimming, diving, windsurfing, water skiing and sailing. There is no shortage of sporting activities available in the area with numerous golf courses such as Indian Mound Golf Course and Kingswood Golf Club. This area is conveniently located to several ski mountains with downhill, cross country and Nordic skiing as well as snowboarding available in the winter. The mountains also offer opportunities for mountain biking and rock climbing in the summer. Numerous trails for hikers and cyclists are located around the area as well as several stables offering horse riding experiences. Visitors will find many inns, bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from in the region catering for many different tastes. Self catering holidaymakers will find many stores in the towns in the Lake Winnipesaukee area, from which they can purchase food and beverages. Numerous stores sell arts and crafts as well as other souvenirs across the region.
This area of New Hampshire has many interesting places to visit including historic buildings like Belknap Mill Society, which was built in 1823. Holidaymakers who enjoy their wines may like to visit the vineyards at Danbury, which offers free wine tasting. There are theme and fun parks in the area including Daytona Fun Park and Funspot at Weirs Beach. There are museums and galleries in the lakes area such as the Laconia Historical & Museum Society and Lake Winnipesaukee Museum. Tourists can relax in various spa facilities such as the Manor on Golden Pond & Spa. Families can enjoy a night out at the Summer Theatre in Meredith Village.
June, July and August are the warmest months in this part of New Hampshire with an average high of around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures in January and February can dip as low as 5 degrees Fahrenheit but average out at about 20. The rainfall across the year is quite even with an average of about 2 inches in February to a highest of 3.6 inches in August.
Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston Massachusetts is approximately 100 miles from the Lake Winnipesaukee area and has numerous flights to and from international cities. These include Dublin, Toronto, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rome, London-Heathrow, Amsterdam, Madrid, Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich as well as many other U.S cities. Car rental firms are located at the airport including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and Thrifty.