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Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Alton Bay, USA, Your Home Away From Home

Alton Bay is a small town, located on the south-eastern shoreline of Lake Winnipesaukee, in eastern New Hampshire, USA. The town forms part of the Lakes Region, one of the state’s most popular tourist destinations, drawing thousands of tourists from throughout New Hampshire, the New England region of the USA and beyond. Most of these visitors are looking to enjoy the outdoor activities which can be enjoyed in the region’s stunning landscape of forested mountains, deep lakes and fast-flowing rivers. Tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Alton Bay will find that there is a good choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available in and around the town, mainly in the form of lakeside chalets, log cabins and cottages.

Things to Do on Holiday in Alton Bay, USA

It will come as no surprise to those considering spending their holidays in Alton Bay to discover that the majority of the activities here are focused on water-sports. Canoeing, yachting, boating and kayaking are especially popular here, whilst the well stocked lake has also proven to be a popular destination amongst freshwater anglers. On dry land, the surrounding landscape lends itself well to hiking, walking, cycling and horse riding, whilst golfing enthusiasts will find that there are several extensive courses to be found close by. The higher elevations of this part of New Hampshire provide enough snow cover in the winter months for skiing and other winter sports activities.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Alton Bay, USA

The region’s largest town, Laconia, is well placed for visitors enjoying their holidays in Alton Bay who need to partake in a spot of retail therapy. Laconia also boasts a wonderful choice of restaurants and cafés, as well as such tourist attractions as the former Indian settlement of Acquadocton Village, Belknap Mill Society Museum, Lake Winnisquam Historical Society Museum and the appropriately named Funspot Family Fun Centre. Slightly further afield, the state’s capital, Concord, is also well worth a visit, boasting such historical attractions as the 19th century New Hampshire State House, Capitol Centre for the Arts and the McAuliffe-Shepherd Discovery Centre.

Weather in Alton Bay, USA

Visitors spending their holidays in Alton Bay will find that New Hampshire as a whole has a humid, continental climate. Summers can be quite warm, with temperatures often reaching the high-twenties degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures will often stay below 0 degrees. The region’s average annual precipitation of 35 inches will regularly fall as snow in the mid-winter months.

Travel to Alton Bay, USA

Travellers from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Alton Bay will first fly to Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS), which is a comfortable drive away, in the neighbouring state of Massachusetts. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and American Airlines operate regular Trans-Atlantic flights to this busy international airport, departing from London Heathrow (LHR)

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