On The Water - Fun on Lake Winnipesaukee and MORE!


Water, activities and FUN on Lake Winnipesaukee and more in the NH Lakes Region

The Lakes Region is famous for fun on Lake Winnipesaukee and more in the summertime with boating, fishing and more on the water fun! Take advantage of all the 273 lakes and ponds in the area, including Winnipesaukee, Squam, Winnisquam, Newfound, Ossipee and Sunapee! Get on a boat for a tour or squeeze in some fishing. Jump right into the water to go tubing, water skiing or just to splash around. Be active and rent a canoe or kayakfor even more fun on Lake Winnipesaukee. No matter how you like to enjoy the water – the Lakes Region has activity for you!

What would YOU like to DO on the water? Choose your favorite way to have fun on Lake Winnipesaukee and MORE!

Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard and Watersports
Cruises and Boat Tours
Fishing and Guide Services
Marinas and Boat Rentals
Sailing Schools

Fay’s Boat Yard - Gilford

New and Used Boat Sales: Chaparral, Precision boats, Catalina, J/Boat, Hobie Catamarans and Kayaks, Laser Performance. View current listings on our website. Rentals: bowriders, pontoons, fishing, sailboats, kayaks. Services: complete engine/boat/sailboat repair, public launch and moorings, gas dock. Ship’s store, canvas shop. Summer/Winter storage, temporary slips. 8-5 daily.

Irwin Marine -

Irwin Marine has been voted Top 100 Dealer in North America with marina location in Laconia, Alton, Alton Bay and Hudson. New Hampshire’s most respected name in boating since 1919. Sea Ray, Meridian Yachts, Stingray Sport Boats, Berkshire Pontoons, Premier Pontoons, Palm Beach Pontoons, Alumacraft Fishing Boats, Triton,  Yamaha Jet Boats, Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo PWC, Sunfish, Laser Performance,  Mercury motors. Factory-certified technicians, parts & accessories, summer slips, valet service, winter storage, boat rentals, and gas docks. 

Irwin Marine of Alton Bay - Alton Bay

Irwin Marine of Alton Bay serves Lake Winnipesaukee and the many other bodies of water in the Lakes Region. Moomba, Supra, Larson, Monterey, Berkshire Pontoons, Old Town canoes & kayaks, Riviera SUP, Mercury Motors. Factory certified technicians, parts & accessories, boat rentals.

Lake Sunapee Cruises - Sunapee

Tour beautiful Lake Sunapee aboard the MV Mt. Sunapee II and MV Kearsarge restaurant ship. Enjoy the pristine scenery as you settle into your deck chair while the Captain narrates the history, lore and points of interest of this beautiful mountain lake. Daily dinner cruises & private charters available.

Melvin Village Marina - Melvin Village

For over 55 years, we have been serving boaters on Lake Winnipesaukee and throughout New Hampshire with quality boat lines   backed by award-winning service. We’re not the biggest boat dealer on Lake Winnipesaukee, nor are we the smallest, but we strive to be the best. 

Boat Rentals, New and Used Sales, Four Winns Runabouts, Harris Pontoons, Lund Fishing Boats, Robalo Fiberglass Fishing Boats, Honda Outboards, Mercury Outboards, Yamaha Outboards.

New Hampshire Marine Patrol - Gilford

The Marine Patrol’s mission is to provide a safe, enjoyable, and environmentally responsible use for all of the State’s public waters. The Bureau provides a comprehensive Marine Safety Program, places over 5,000 aids to navigation, and offers boating education for all recreation and commercial boat operators. Boater Education Requirements.

Note: Due to construction, Marine Patrol is temporarily locate at 67 Communications Drive, Laconia 03246.

NH Boat Museum & Vintage Boat Rides on Millie B - Wolfeboro

NH Boat Museum exhibits feature the boating history and heritage of NH’s lakes and rivers. Events, Programs & Hands-on Activities. Museum Store. Also vintage Boat Rides on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the Millie B. Free museum pass with every boat ride or discount coupon to ride the Millie B with museum admission. Open Memorial Day Weekend-Columbus Day, Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. 12noon-4pm.

Silver Sands Motel & Marina - Gilford

On Lake Winnipesaukee, beautiful grounds, heated pool, full service marina, 1000′ clean sandy beach. Rooms, housekeeping apts, & 2-3 bedroom cottages.

103 Weirs Rd, Rte 11B
Gilford, NH 03249


Squam Lakeside Pontoon Boat Rentals - Holderness

See the sites on ‘On Golden Pond’ for yourself. Call or e-mail your reservation. Daily & Weekly rentals available – canoe / kayaks / fishing boats & assorted pontoon boats. Temporary liscenses available.

1002 US Rt 3
Holderness, NH 03245


Thurston’s Marina - Weirs Beach

Starcraft Boats sales. Daily/long term rentals of pontoon, ski boats. Full service marina, factory certified techs, reconditioning & detail, wet slips, summer/winter storage, season ramp. Gas dock, ships store. Open 7 days a week, year round.

Tim Moore Outdoors LLC - Greenland

Tim Moore Outdoors is New Hampshire’s premier ice fishing guide service, kayak fishing guide service, and turkey hunting guide service. We use years of outdoor and guiding experience to offer our clients the highest level of service available anywhere in New England. full time licensed New Hampshire hunting and fishing guide, outdoor writer and promoter, seminar speaker, and the producer of Tim Moore Outdoors TV.

PO Box 681
Greenland, NH 03840


TowGo - North Hampton

We believe everyone should be able to back up their vehicle while towing a trailer. For this, we have created TowGo™ – an aftermarket automotive device that helps drivers back up their trailers easily and precisely. TowGo™ fixes the problem of trailering that’s existed since the day the trailer was invented. This revolutionary aid helps save you time, frustration and embarrassment… and can even save you money since it costs less than most insurance deductibles. And as an extra bonus, TowGo™ is discreet so no one has to know you’re using it! With TowGo™, anyone can now back up a trailer expertly even on their first attempt!

North Hampton, NH


Y Landing - Meredith

Full Service Marina. Boat Sales, complete service department & ships store. Suzuki Outboard dealer w/parts and service.C-Dory, Pioneer, and LeBlanc Brothers boat sales. 91 octane gas and diesel available. Convenience store w/bait, beer, wine, and ship store. Located across from Pine Island on Meredith Neck. Accessible by car or boat!


    Handicap Friendly
    Internet Access
    Meeting Space Available
    Onsite Restaurant
    Open Year Round
    Pet Friendly


    Handicap Friendly
    Internet Access
    Meeting Space Available
    Onsite Restaurant
    Open Year Round
    Pet Friendly
Great hotels, Resorts, Cabins, bed and breakfast and camping listings in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire home of Lake Winnipesaukee


There are so many fabulous places to stay in the Lakes Region!

Fun Lakes Region attractions on and around Lake Winnipesaukee. Amusement parks, spas, boat rentals, museums, music, hiking and more!


When you travel to the Lakes Region, there’s always plenty to keep you entertained!

Delicious Lakes Region restaurants, cafes, bistros and diners are ready to serve your family breakfast, lunch and dinner on your vacation to Lake Winnipesaukee.


You’re sure to find appetizing choices on your getaway.

Tax free shopping at the hundreds of Lakes Region outlets, stores, galleries, markets, farms and gift shops!


Tax free shopping and an abundance of commercial and artisan wears!

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