NH’s Lakes Region offers plenty of options

Lake Winnipesaukee is one of the most popular lakes in New Hampshire due to its location and size, but there are plenty of other amazing lakes around the Lakes Region of New Hampshire that are just as fun to explore. There are plenty of ways to enjoy a nice day at the sparkling water in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

There’s no better way to spend a summer afternoon than floating along a lake with the sun warming your skin and a paddle in your hands. Kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and paddleboats are a quiet and peaceful way to get out on the water. These incredible sports are growing in popularity all around the world, offering sporting enthusiasts and water lovers the chance to get up close and personal with nature in a way they never thought possible. Give your arms a break and try a paddleboat.  This unique leg powered boat gives you the ability to keep your arms and hands free for relaxation, snacks, photography and more.

Don’t worry if you don’t own your own kayak, canoe, paddle board or paddleboat, The EKAL Activity Center at Mill Falls in Meredith, can meet your rental needs. They offer rental options for the half day or for full days, giving you enough time to explore the waters of the Lakes Region. Sports and Marine Parafunalia in Gilford is a great watersport store if you are looking to rent or purchase your own watersport vessels.  Get out there and get paddling!

Feel like a little angling? The waters of the Lakes Region are filled with fish of many species. First-timers should consider a day or half day with a professional fishing guide to help you land your dream fish or at least learn the best kept secrets to fishing from local professionals. Fish NH Guide Service, Loon Pond Outfitters and Tim Moore Outdoors LLC are all experienced fishing guide services with years of outdoor and guiding experience.

NASWA Resort is located in Laconia, and has entertainment, waterfront cottages, free dockspace, and much more!

In the Lakes Region, your experience can be more than just great watersports and fishing. Enjoy great lakeside dinning. The Lakes Region dining options are committed to creating the best possible dining experience by offering comfort, convenience and outstanding food all in an inviting atmosphere. NazBar & Grill at The NASWA Resort is a classic beach side resort located in Laconia, where you can enjoy lunch, dinner and exotic beverages on the sandy beach, or go inside for an elegant dinner at the Blue Bistro. The Margate in Laconia allows you to arrive by car, boat or walk while you enjoy the soothing waterside atmosphere that has unparalleled lake views for a dining experience to remember. The T-BONES Great American Eatery deck overlooks Paugus Bay in Laconia and offers made-from-scratch recipes with remarkably fresh ingredients. At the Town Docks in Meredith, outdoor seating is right on the water’s edge. The Town Docks offer free tie-ups for those that come by boat. The Town Docks also allows you to walk to numerous restaurants like Garwoods Restaurant and Pub and Wolfe Tavern at Wolfeboro Inn. You can also experience the lake by cruising on the M/S Mount Washington for their dinner dance cruises which include a delicious buffet dinner and dancing to live music.  Winni Belle a charming venue for parties and specialty cruise which for an additional cost can include food and beverages provided by the Wolfeboro Inn.  It’s hard to stay hungry while traveling through the Lakes Region with all the beautiful lakeside dining options.

The Lakes Region of New Hampshire is the perfect place to get in touch with nature while enjoying the beautiful scenery whether you are dining, fishing or spending the day on the water. Get more great tips and travel options at LakesRegion.org