New Hampshire’s lakes: in the middle of everything or away from it all
With more than 250 lakes, a trip to New Hampshire’s Lakes Region means you can choose your own adventure. From outdoor activities like boating, swimming, fishing, golfing, hiking or biking to major national events to lazy days doing absolutely nothing at all, there’s joy to be found within a stone’s throw of the water. Get to know nine of our sparkling lakes, as well as the residents who call them home.
Discover some of New Hampshire’s most beautiful lakes
No matter the reason or the season for your visit, there’s something for everyone here. To help you plan the perfect trip, we’ve put together some suggested itineraries.
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A Late-Summer Stay
Trade the back-to-school frenzy for the quiet charm of long, lazy days by the water with a visit to the Lakes Region.
A Multigenerational Summer Escape
With activities to satisfy a wide range of ages and interests, the Lakes Region holds the key to a memorable family vacation.
An Active Couple's Fall Getaway
Partners who adventure together will relish a fun-filled weekend set against a backdrop of autumn’s vibrant color palette.
A History Buff's Perfect Lakes Region Weekend
The area’s storied past dates back thousands of years with a roster of unique historic attractions that bring the yesteryears to life.
A Foodie's Lakes Region Spring Sampler
Nowhere is the seasonal bounty of New Hampshire more abundant than in the Lakes Region with farmers markets and menus fit for a foodie.
A Winter Adventure for Active Families
The “secret season” promises not to disappoint with events like sled-dog races, pond hockey and an annual ice-fishing derby with cash prizes.
A Fido-Friendly New Hampshire Getaway
The Lakes Region has scores of dog-friendly restaurants and hotels, as well as lots of ways to explore the outdoors with your furry friend.
A Summertime Girls’ Weekend Getaway to the Lakes Region
New Hampshire’s gorgeous Lakes Region surprises and delights with world-class spas, boutique retail shops, gourmet dining and more.