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The M/S Mount Washington

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Address: 211 Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach, Laconia, NH 03246
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+1 603-366-5531
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

No visit to New hampshire is complete without a cruise on Lake...

No visit to New hampshire is complete without a cruise on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the M/S Mount Washington. Scenic cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake depart Weirs Beach daily late May through October. The lake is surrounded by mountains and dotted with islands and offer some of the most spectacular scenery in New Hampshire. Alternating ports: Wolfeboro, Alton Bay, Meredith and Center Harbor. Breakfast, lunch and cocktails are available on board. Sunset dinner dance cruises feature buffet dinner and dancing to live music.

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Nice boat ride

This boat was very big and had indoor and outdoor seating. It had a little gift counter and a diner counter. It also had dinner cruises with dances, etc. The staff was very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Salt Lake City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This boat was very big and had indoor and outdoor seating. It had a little gift counter and a diner counter. It also had dinner cruises with dances, etc. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was beautiful! We went in October and the fall colors were spectacular. This lake is huge and has many islands and houses and... More 

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

always a nice trip Has plenty of food dinner and dance cruises Great scenic tour of the big lake goes to different destinations depending on the day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

What a brilliant trip - highly recommended. $60 for two for trip across the lake from Weirs Beach to Alton Bay (not Wolfesboro as water level was too low - time of year October). Nothing to get off for but that was fine - the actual ride as lovely. Trip down memory lane with the 60/70s music accompanying the steady... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

A nice relaxing cruise around the lake. A shop with refreshments on board. Large boat and lots of indoor seating. We disembarked at Wolfeboro for lunch which was a cute little place

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Picked up this cruise in Weirs Beach. Parking lot adjacent the church - meter parking on street near pier is not long enough for the cruise. Cruise is narrated and was a great way to see the fall colours around the lake.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited during the fall and enjoyed the autumn foliage... but this cruise would be awesome anytime of year! The narration and entire experience was relaxing and beautiful! Highly recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our second time on the MS Mount Washington and although it wasn't quite as warm as the first we loved it. A great scenic trip from Weir's beach to Alton Bay, hot apple cider and the colours of fall. A great way to spend an afternoon!

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Jonestown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We picked up the cruise after taking the Hobo & Winnipesaukee railroad and road one way to the boat. This was very relaxing cruise but be careful what stop you get off as there is more then just out and back. We almost lost a few folks who did not know this. They were to make a announcement but we... More 

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Liverpool, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Staying in Meredith it was ten minutes drive to Weirs Beach. The boat was not full and ended the season the week after. Trip was 2 1/2 hours $30 each. Boat went to Wolfsboro and return. Lake was still and views really great. We stayed on board but get eth earlier on and you can spend a few hours in... More 

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Amherst, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We (two 60-something American couples) decided to take the boat ride from Weirs Beach to Alton Bay & return on the last Sunday of the season. Took the 12:30 run, which was a 1/2 hour late in arriving at Weirs Beach. Did not want to do the Sunday brunch tour, figured we'd just have lunch on board instead, so we... More 

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