Squam Lake is the second largest body of water situated within the state of New Hampshire, in the far north-east of the United States of America. This is just to the south of The White Mountains and a particularly beautiful part of the world. Many people choose to take their holidays in Squam Lake as this is an ideal location in New England in which to base yourself, with many great attractions in the vicinity to visit and plenty of things to do in the area. Rest assured that the self catering cabins in Squam Lake will come equipped with all the facilities you could ever need for a comfortable and truly memorable stay in the area.
Trust me when I tell you that there are plenty of things to do during your holidays in Squam Lake. As the self catering accommodation in the area is just a short drive south of The White Mountains, during the winter, this means that there is a good choice of skiing resorts to choose between. Of course, though, during the warmer months of the year, attention is going to turn to the main lake itself and here you can enjoy activities such as swimming, sailing and fly-fishing. Other activities within the local area include nature walks and hiking, cycling and mountain biking and golf.
We cannot write an article about spending your holidays in Squam Lake without mentioning the fact that this was the gorgeous location that was used in the award winning film On Golden Pond, which was made as far back as 1981. In order to learn more about this location, there is a tour boat company that offers full excursions. Other destinations that you might like to consider include Laconia, Rochester, Dover and the administrative headquarters for New Hampshire, Concord. The city of Boston is only a couple of hours’ drive away and definitely worth a full day’s sightseeing tour.
The weather on your holidays in Squam Lake will be a typical continental climate. Average temperatures during the winter might only be a degree or two above freezing and are likely to be well below at night, with plenty of snow. The summer should be very pleasant and average temperatures should regularly hit the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. There are around 32 inches of precipitation in this area every year with much of it falling as snow during the winter.
Although a couple of hours’ drive away, the most convenient airport for your holidays in Squam Lake will be at Boston Logan International (BOS). This airport offers a good choice of services to and from the UK and these are through airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airways and United Airways. These flights primarily depart from London Heathrow (LHR).