Where to stay around Gilford?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 846 holiday lettings near Gilford. From 474 houses to 170 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gilford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gilford?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gilford:

  • South Down Shores: 53 holiday homes
  • Alton Bay: 69 holiday homes
  • Meredith: 42 holiday homes
  • The Bluffs: 28 holiday homes
  • Sanbornville: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gilford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gilford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gunstock Mountain Resort: 989 holiday lettings
  • Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook: 1,056 holiday lettings
  • Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • Bolduc Park: 1,017 holiday lettings
  • Ellacoya State Park: 1,047 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gilford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Gilford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 474 houses in Gilford. Our other popular types of Gilford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 170 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 52 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gilford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 100 holiday homes with pool available in Gilford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a vacation rental in Gilford, USA your home away from home

    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.

    Things to do in Gilford, USA

    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.

    Places to visit on holiday in Gilford, USA

    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.

    Weather in Gilford, USA

    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.

    Cheap flights to Gilford, USA

    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).

    Activities and attractions in Gilford

    Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Gilford has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Gunstock Mountain Resort (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Bolduc Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Ellacoya State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Funspot Family Fun Center (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Waukewan Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)

    Seasonal weather in Gilford

    Travellers enjoy Gilford for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in February, March, December or April, when snowfall averages 59.03 inches and temperatures average -11°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Gilford

    Travellers enjoy Gilford for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Gilford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ellacoya State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Opechee Park Cove Beach and Opechee Point Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Ahern State Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Endicott Rock Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Lake Winnipesaukee (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Mount Major (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)