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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Center Harbor, USA your home away from home

Those looking for a peaceful lakeside retreat will be hard pressed to find a better location than Center Harbor, a small town (just over 40 square kilometres) sitting snugly in between two lakes; Lake Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake. During summer and weekends a good number of American families head down to this resort to cool off. Nature lovers will be delighted at the abundance of greenery available in Center Harbor. Ever since its inception in 1797, this locale has been a favoured summer retreat for locals and a venue for the intercollegiate regatta between the Ivy League institutions of Harvard and Yale. Lakefront accommodation is available in the form of cabins hidden in clusters of woodland.

Things to do on holiday to Center Harbor, USA

Hiking is one of the most favoured outdoor activities in Center Harbor during summer and a particularly good place to hike is the Proctor Wildlife Sanctuary. On perambulating through the dense woods along well-marked hiking trails they will also encounter a number of wildlife species. All in all this locale boasts close to 400 acres of protected woodland, more than enough to keep nature lovers busy throughout their Center Harbor stay.

Winter visitors to Center Harbor also have plenty to look forward to including excellent snowmobile riding terrain.

Places to visit on holiday to Center Harbor, USA

While in New Hampshire a visit to the Castle in the Clouds is highly recommended. The building is outstanding in its own right, showcasing the intricate handiwork of Italian stone masons. It is said that the stones, which are visibly shaped into pentagons, were carved at a rate of three a day. Surrounding the structure are 6,300 acres of lush estate that stretch all the way to the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. During the tram ride through this estate visitors will be engulfed by vast tracts of green meadows and pasture land.

Weather in Center Harbor, USA

Center Harbor, like the rest of the environs of Lake Winnipesaukee, experiences temperate climate for the most part. Summers do get rather warm, though, with average highs approaching the 30°C mark. In winter temperatures range between 1 and 10°C with January being the coldest month. Temperatures below freezing are recorded on occasion. Rainfall, though not particularly heavy, is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.

Travel to Center Harbor, USA

Most visitors to these parts will come in through the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport which serves mostly domestic airlines bringing passengers from other cities and states. It handles US Airways, United Express and Delta flights from Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit and other cities. Those wishing to make a direct flight from overseas to this area can book a flight that will take them to Logan International Airport. Established mainstream carriers such as British Airways, Air France and Lufthansa bring in passengers from London, Paris, Munich and other cities. Domestic carriers also bring people to Logan from other parts of the US. Both these facilities are well served with taxis and rental vehicles from reputable car hire firms.

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