Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Alton

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Alton. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Alton

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Alton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gunstock Mountain Resort (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Ellacoya State Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Bolduc Park (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Funspot Family Fun Center (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Highland Mountain Bike Park (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alton. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Major (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • McKinney Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Brewster Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Carry Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Cate Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Albee Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alton

The nearest airport is in Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Concord, NH (CON-Concord Municipal), which is 22.7 mi (36.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 401 holiday lettings around Alton. From 116 cabins to 35 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Alton?

If you're looking for a peaceful pause, it’s time to spend some time lakeside. You'll feel like you're at adult summer camp — no singing Kumbaya around the campfire necessary. HomeAway has 211 rentals close to lakes available. Alternatively, you might be after another type of setting. HomeAway has a great range of rental options to pick from, including:

  • 127 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 93 waterfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 90 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Alton?

Say goodbye to uninspiring chain-hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 210 options available on HomeAway. Prices start from £42 per night. If that doesn't agree with your group's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Cottage: 81 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £88 per night.
  • Condo: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £124 per night.
  • Cabin: 23 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.

Can I stay in Alton in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a holiday with your relatives or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always loads of fun hanging out in a brand new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Presently, cottage holiday rentals are preferred for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 34 listed on our database. The lodging options that can cater to large groups around here include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 158 that will fit the bill. The prices start from £91 per night.
  • After a rental property for 8 guests? We have 152 that will work well. The starting price is £107 a night.
  • Travelling with a group of 10? We've got 92 holiday rentals that will be perfect. Prices start from £115 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your sister and all your friends to Alton.

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