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Lake Winnipesaukee Season Events 2019

Kick-off Time For Spring and Summer Events Lake Winnipesaukee! Plan to visit these future events with us in the lakes region for spring and summer fun and experience this beautiful lakes area so many have already come to Love!


Take the Loop Drive

An 81-mile loop around the big lake takes you from Laconia, Meredith, Center Harbor, Ossipee Mountain area to Wolfeboro, and Finally landing you in the Alton Bay area. Take heart, the drive is long but it's a MUST DO if visiting the area....


Discover the Lakes Region

Looking for the top things to do during your Lakes Region vacation getaway, with options for every age and interest. There's so much to experience at each stop, and once you've discovered the magical pull of New Hampshire's Lakes....

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Lake Winnipesaukee Rated Top Lake to Visit In New Hampshire

Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, Lake Winnipesaukee Is The Top NH Place to Visit.  This is a year-round vacation wonderland with something for everyone to do, young and older alike. Whether you live here or just vacation here in the Lakes Region, the fun begins with daily adventures! 

Looking to stay in the lakes region? There are many hotel and resort opportunities for you to enjoy our lakes and mountain wonderland. We have loads of helpful information here from local dining and lodging to adventures around the Winnipesaukee region. 

Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding lakes area communities offer vacationers an opportunity to ski some of the finest powder in New England, snowmobile across endless miles of maintained trails, camp at some of the most beautiful wilderness settings, and boat on our many pristine lakes. Enjoy nature camping or find a lodge, chalet, condo, or house rental. There really is no better place to spend time with family and friends. Right now, whichever the season outside our window, there are countless adventures awaiting your arrival.

Top Ten Things To Do in The NH Lakes Region

  • Monkey Trunks – Weirs Beach – Laconia
  • The M/S Mount Washington Cruise Ship – Alton Bay
  • Funspot and Water Slides Weirs Beach –  Laconia
  • Gunstock Mountain Resort  – Gilford
  • Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion Gilford
  • Weirs Beach Gaming Pavilion –  Weirs Beach
  • Zip Lining  – Gunstock Resort – Gilford
  • Mount Washington Cruises  – Weirs Beach – Laconia
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Mini Golf – Meredith
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center – Holderness NH




Summer in the Lakes Region is simply a refreshing time of year. The boats, sports cars, water skiing, diving, kayaking and unique country Inns and shops make this time of year great for your vacation getaway.

Winter? The fun never stops any time on this magestic lake. Nothing compares to the breathtaking beauty of Winter on Lake Winnipesaukee! As you step out onto the ice, frosty breath in the air, adorned with your favorite winter apparel, you can witness the Fly-In onto the lake. One of the most exciting events in winter for the whole family. The frozen tundra is dotted with Ice fishing bob houses as far as the eye can see. There is ice skating, ice fishing, dog sled racing, snowmobiles and ice boats that fly with the wind. Whatever your interests or time of year, Lake Winnipesaukee will leave lasting memories and great family fun!
If you like to ski or snow board, the most popular Gunstock Resort in Gilford NH is just minutes away from Alton Bay area. This mountain is perfect for all ages and abilities and you cannot beat the majestic views of lake Winnipesaukee that you view as your soaring down the slopes!


  ….Have you ever asked what you can do in the Lake Winnipesaukee Region? Lake Winni is the perfect natural wonderland designed for all the activities imaginable. I challenge you to find a place where you can do so much!

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Lake Winnipesaukee Total Islands 274-365

Inhabitable Lake Winnipesaukee Islands = 244

Lake Winnipesaukee is 504 Feet above Sea Level

Maximum Depth: 200+ feet (off Rattlesnake Island)

Average Depth: 40-45 feet

Width: Approximately 15 miles at widest point

Water Surface: 72 square miles or 46,586 acres

Inhabitable Lake Winnipesaukee Islands = 244

Lake Winnipesaukee is 504 Feet above Sea Level

Maximum Depth: 200+ feet (off Rattlesnake Island)

Average Depth: 40-45 feet

Volume: 625 billion gallons

Length: Approximately 28 miles

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