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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

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$2,691 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6

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! (980 reviews)

"Only stayed for one night and would give 5/5 stars. Excellent service, clean room, modern furniture/appliances, comfy bed, good water pressure and AC."…"

Reviewed on 2020/10/15

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$4,692 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

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! (219 reviews)

"VERY QUIET AND PEACEFUL, ROOMS WERE PERFECTLY LAID OUT WITH COMFORTABLE CHAIRS AND BEDS"…"

Reviewed on 2020/10/19

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$2,976 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4

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! (764 reviews)

"Good location, close to shopping, restaurants, and highway."…"

Reviewed on 2020/10/25

Hampton Inn & Suites Tilton
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.

Vacation Rentals in Laconia

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford
2.5 out of 5
14 Sawmill Road, Gilford, NH
The price is NT$3,579 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8

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! (254 reviews)
Very nice.

"Everything went very well. Very clean room. The location is a bit off the lake and doesn't off much outdoor seating. Staff was excellent. I would recommend it to friends and family."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/17

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Gilford
Sun Valley Cottages
Sun Valley Cottages
2.5 out of 5
686 Endicott Street North, Laconia, NH
The price is NT$2,290 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Situated in Laconia, this cottage is within 2 mi (3 km) of Funspot Family Fun Center, Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, and Endicott Rock Park. Winnipesaukee Playhouse ...

3.8/5Good! (263 reviews)

"Our new spot! Absolutely loved it! The owners are wicked sweet, the cabins are so quaint and adorable and the grounds are nicely Maintained, lots to do!! Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/24

Sun Valley Cottages
Anchorage at the Lake
Anchorage at the Lake
2 out of 5
725 Laconia Road, Tilton, NH

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. Lakes Region General Hospital ...

3.6/5Good! (75 reviews)
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Reviewed on 2020/10/20

Anchorage at the Lake
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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Reviews of Laconia

4.4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 39.55555555555556%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 9.777777777777779%
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5/5 - Excellent

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Nov 1, 2019

Great scenery for foliage, leaf peeping

4/5 - Good

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Oct 24, 2019

We were there in the off season so many places were closed. But the staff made good recommendations.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 22, 2019

It’s our family’s go to place for a quick getaway

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 16, 2019

The fall leaves were beautiful.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 15, 2019

Everything was closing for the winter so dining and shopping was limited.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 11, 2019

Mount Washington Boat Sunday Brunch was definitely worth going on.

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