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Laconia, NH
Travel Guide

Laconia showing a church or cathedral

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.

Best Western Plus Landmark Inn
Best Western Plus Landmark Inn
2.5 out of 5
480 Main Street, Laconia, NH
The price is NT$3,035 per night from May 1 to May 2
Situated near the beach, this hotel is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Paugus Bay and within 9 mi (15 km) of Weirs Beach and Lake Winnipesaukee. Tanger Outlets Tilton and ...
3.5/5Good! (169 reviews)
"Loved it. Professional and a great value."

Reviewed on 2021/4/12

Best Western Plus Landmark Inn
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tilton - Lakes Region, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tilton - Lakes Region, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
75 Tilton Road, NH Route 140, Tilton, NH
The price is NT$2,934 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
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! (995 reviews)
"Indoor pool, complementary breakfast, good location made for pleasant stopover"

Reviewed on 2021/4/3

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tilton - Lakes Region, an IHG Hotel
Steele Hill Resorts
Steele Hill Resorts
3 out of 5
516 Steele Hill Road, Sanbornton, NH
The price is NT$3,938 per night from May 4 to May 5
Located in the mountains, this family-friendly resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Lake Winnisquam, Wickwas Lake, and Pemigewasset Lake. Opechee Park Cove Beach ...
4.1/5Very Good! (269 reviews)
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Reviewed on 2021/4/6

Steele Hill Resorts
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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford
2.5 out of 5
14 Sawmill Road, Gilford, NH
The price is NT$2,975 per night from Apr 21 to Apr 22
Situated in a state park, this aparthotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Bolduc Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Lakes Region General Hospital and Belknap Mill Society ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (284 reviews)
"Nice to have a pool but it is on the smaller. The room was clean but no housekeeping during your stay because if Covid."

Reviewed on 2021/3/16

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford
Anchorage at the Lake
Anchorage at the Lake
2 out of 5
725 Laconia Road, Tilton, NH
The price is NT$2,692 per night from May 2 to May 3
Situated on the waterfront, this cottage is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Winnisquam and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Tanger Outlets Tilton. Belknap Mill Society Museum ...
3.6/5Good! (81 reviews)
Nice
"Nice place and neighborhood. Sunrise on the lake is fantastic."

Reviewed on 2020/10/27

Anchorage at the Lake
The Cottages of Wolfeboro
The Cottages of Wolfeboro
3 out of 5
54 Center Street, Wolfeboro, NH
Situated near the airport, this cottage is within a 10-minute walk of Wright Museum, Brewster Beach, and Cate Park. Lake Winnipesaukee and Albee Beach are also ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
may weekend
"Great stay and very friendly staff .. my kids loved it .. I already recommended to my friends for an Aug stay 😀"

Reviewed on 2020/6/30

The Cottages of Wolfeboro
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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