Gilford self-catering vacation accommodation is located in and around a town in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, which is famous for its lakes, forests and upland scenery, regarded as a top destination for both a summer and winter getaway. There’s a wealth of recreation on offer locally at any time of year.
At Gilford self-catering vacation rentals you’ll be nestled between Lake Winnipesaukee and the Belknap Mountain State Forest. The former covers a large area, and has a craggy shoreline. As a result of its size, Lake Winnipesaukee is a very popular among boaters in the summer season. At this time of year you could take sailing lessons on the lake, or hire a motorboat and set off to explore the shoreline. On land there are a host of outdoor activities available. The scenery all around can be explored on foot or by bike, and to the south is Belknap Mountain, which is the tallest peak in the area and encompasses by a state forest offering a variety of hiking trails taking in dense woodland, rivers and mountains.
If you head to Gilford vacation accommodation in the winter months then you’ll discover a landscape that is perfect for a range of snow-based sports. Here you’ll be close to the Gunstock Mountain Resort, which offers 50 runs served by modern lift facilities. There’s night skiing available on a number of slopes, and the resort recently underwent an extensive renovation, updating it snow-grooming equipment and lifts. Now the options for winter recreation here include skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snow tubing and ski jumping. In the summer months the resort features an adventure park and easy access to the many hiking and biking trails in the area.
Minutes from Gilford vacation rentals is the town of Laconia, which is home to a variety of amusements for all the family. For instance, the biggest arcade in New Hampshire can be found here, offering mini-golf, bowling and much more. There’s also a mile-long beach on the town’s lakefront, also home to a range of activities throughout the summer.
Gilford self-catering vacation homes are located in a region with a continental climate. This creates warm temperatures between June and September, when daily highs reach the mid-20s or higher. Winters though are cold here, with consistent snowfall from December to March.
Gilford vacation accommodation is around a 90-minute drive from Logan International Airport in Boston (BOS). You can get here from the UK by flying with British Airways or Delta from London Heathrow (LHR).