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LaconiaUnited States of America

Explore scenic Lake Winnipesaukee, play pinball in a classic arcade and see a vintage mill in this lakeside New Hampshire town.

Experience New England charm at its best in Laconia, New Hampshire. The town mixes quaint, small-town atmosphere with beautiful scenery and a calendar full of events throughout the year. Spend the day exploring Lake Winnipesaukee or learn about the area’s history in one of its many museums.

Find Laconia in the heart of the state’s Lakes Region, sandwiched between Lake Winnipesaukee and Winnisquam Lake. Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in New Hampshire. Discover miles of shoreline, boat-friendly waters and over 250 islands sprinkled across the lake. Go fishing for trout, salmon, whitefish, bass and more in Winnisquam Lake.

See an important piece of the town’s history at Endicott Rock. The state park, located on the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, features a large rock from the lake that was inscribed by surveyors for the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1652.

Relax on the sandy shores of Lake Winnipesaukee at Weirs Beach. Stroll along the boardwalk and out onto Winnipesaukee Pier. Hop aboard the ship MS Mount Washington for a scenic cruise around the lake.

Stop at the Belknap Mill Museum, a historic textile mill in the center of town. In the Hosiery Museum, learn about the mill and the people who worked there. In the Power House, see exhibits about the discovery and use of hydroelectric power.

Play video games, pinball, miniature golf and more at Funspot Family Entertainment Center, which was once billed the "Largest Arcade in the World" by Guinness World Records. Go up to the third floor, where the American Classic Arcade Museum showcases vintage arcade and pinball machines. Learn about the history of the area at the Lake Winnipesaukee Museum, which is also located on the Funspot site.

Time your visit to coincide with one of the many annual events that draw crowds to Laconia every year. Come for Laconia Motorcycle Week in June, the Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby in winter or the Pumpkin Festival in October.

Top Hotels in Laconia

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tilton - Lakes Region
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tilton - Lakes Region
2.5 out of 5
75 Tilton Road, NH Route 140, Tilton, NH
The price is NT$3,212 per night

Situated in Tilton, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Tanger Outlets Tilton and within 12 mi (20 km) of Highland Mountain Bike Park and Canterbury Shaker Village. ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"Hands down a great place to stay! Even through the trying times we are having right now, this place was amazing! The rooms are so comfortable and the bed was the best ever! I would gladly stay here again and would recommend to anyone!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/4

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tilton - Lakes Region
Lake Opechee Inn and Spa
Lake Opechee Inn and Spa
3.5 out of 5
62 Doris Ray Ct, Laconia, NH
The price is NT$5,409 per night

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paugus Bay and Opechee Park Cove Beach and Opechee Point Beach. Belknap Mill Society Museum ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (208 reviews)

"Super clean, quaint and so in compliance to covid-19 restrictions. Rooms were beautiful.....one of the best massages I have ever had...will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/26

Lake Opechee Inn and Spa
Hampton Inn & Suites Tilton
Hampton Inn & Suites Tilton
2.5 out of 5
195 Laconia Rd, Tilton, NH
The price is NT$3,675 per night

Situated on the Strip, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Tanger Outlets Tilton and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Lake Winnisquam. Highland Mountain Bike Park and Canterbury ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (747 reviews)

"Our stay was fine. Rooms are very clean and well kept. They did their best to prevent the spread of COVID-19."…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/24

Hampton Inn & Suites Tilton

Popular places to visit in Laconia

Lake Winnipesaukee
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Lake Winnipesaukee

4.5/5(435 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Lake Winnipesaukee, a popular spot to commune with nature in Laconia. Amble around the area's lakeside or experience its live music.

Gunstock Mountain Resort
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Gunstock Mountain Resort

4.5/5(63 reviews)

Hit the slopes at Gunstock Mountain Resort, a top ski area in Gilford. Wander the lakeside and beautiful beaches in the area.

Mount Major
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Mount Major

5/5(3 reviews)

Explore the great outdoors at Mount Major, a lovely green space in Alton Bay. Wander the lakeside and beautiful beaches in this relaxing area.

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