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Lake Winnipesaukee

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One of the most popular lakes in New Hampshire due to its many tourist...

One of the most popular lakes in New Hampshire due to its many tourist facilities and attractions.

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Scenic White Mountains Helicopter Tour
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New Hampshire Train Along Lake Winnipesaukee

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Lake Winnipesaukee is a fantastic lake to visit any time of the year. There are many places to go in the summer, as well as in the winter. My family goes up all the time and are... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Sofia S
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Lake Winnipesaukee is a fantastic lake to visit any time of the year. There are many places to go in the summer, as well as in the winter. My family goes up all the time and are always finding new things to do and places to visit.

Thank Sofia S
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Did some boating, camping, hiking. Entire area is beautiful. Lake is big and so clear. Didn't fish but saw many bass while swimming.

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The Villages, Florida
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The Big Lake is that -- big, and also classically beautiful in that rocky New England way. Of the various bays that dot the coast of the Lake, Meredith Bay is the nicest, IMO.

Thank Acinonyx60
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293 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

If big water bodies with good scenic views is your kind of thing for relaxing holiday then you cannot go wrong with Lake Winnipesaukee which is the biggest lake in New Hampshire. One could get jealous about the rich guys who owns beautiful vacation homes along the lake . There are also numerous options for the more active. We did... More 

Oldsmar, Florida
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Classic old town....the largest lake in NH. Plenty of old mon & pop shops. Can get very busy and hard to find a parking spot at times. RR ride worth it !

Thank Kenn S
Princes Risborough, UK
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176 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were stopping with friends in New Hampshire who took us out for the day on the lake. A really lovely day, the lake was very calm with beaches and many upmarket properties on the shores. We were taken to Wolfsborough where we enjoyed a snack and a cocktail before the journey back to Laconia. Quite a bit of water... More 

Thank Nigel S
Denville, New Jersey
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The lake is beautiful. It is perfect for camping, swimming, picknicking, boating and relaxing. It is peaceful and there are many nearby attractions to visit.

Thank Martin M
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236 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Do not use your GPS but grab a map and drive along the smaller roads. When arriving in Moultonborough drive to Sandwich and see the beautiful Squam lake. After Meredith drive to Ellacoya. After Alton Bay turn to Wolfboro, Ossipee then Effingham Falls. Go back to Conway through Eaton. Drive slowly to admire the beautiful landscape and stop wherever you... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Clean, calm, not a huge party scene, lots of amazing things to do with elementary age children. New Hampshire also no income or sales tax which is a huge incentive to keep coming back. Fun things to do with kids in the area. 1. Fun spot ( 1950s arcade with the machine that broke the pac man record in the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Perfect place to come with younger kids. We have a 12 year old daughter and her 3 friends that had a spectacular time! Drive in movies, boats, trains, ice cream, arcades and little shops and pizza joints. We allowed the girls to go around on their own and felt very comfortable doing so. Our 23 year old enjoyed it all... More 

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