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Best things to do in Lake Winnipesaukee

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Arcade
“Parents, prepare for your children to lose their minds in this huge arcade that has hundreds of games as well as bowling, mini-golf, an aerial course, bingo hall, and more! ”
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Mountain
“Mount Major Trail is a 3.4 mile loop trail located near Alton Bay, New Hampshire and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. ”
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Beach
“Lots to do in the area of Weirs Beach - swim, take a boat cruise, visit an arcade, shop, etc.”
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Ski Area
“Its summer program lasts till the end of October, which includes scenic lift rides to the top of the mountains. Breathtaking view of Lake Winnipesaukee. ”
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History Museum
“Great for a day trip, this is a 16-room mansion and 5,500-acre mountaintop estate in Moultonborough, opened seasonally. It overlooks Lake Winnipesaukee and the Ossipee Mountains from a rocky outcropping of Lee Mountain formerly known as "The Crow's Nest." Hike up or take a trolly and get a cute little lunch.”
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American Restaurant
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“I've simply had good meals here. The food is Irish-American, with a large drink and cocktail menu. In the summer you can eat out on the porch which is very enjoyable!”
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Boat or Ferry
“Mount Washington Cruises offers Scenic Cruises and Sunset Dinner Dance Cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake. Located at the foothills of the White Mountains and surrounded by mountain ranges, Winnipesaukee contains more than 300 islands and covers 44,000 acres of crystal clear water.”
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Natural Feature
“There is a drive-in movie theater, boat rentals, lake cruise, great restaurants and more”
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American Restaurant
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“Great place for a casual dinner waterfront with live music or to just grab a few drinks. They also have great ice cream!”
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Music Venue
“Great outdoor music venue with well known musicians performing here. 9,000 seat amphitheater formerly known as Meadowbrook.”
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Supermarket
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“Two Full Service Grocery Stores at Hannaford and/or Shaw's within minutes of home”
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American Restaurant
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“Great local restaurant within walking distance from Samoset. Nightly specials like $5 burgers on Mondays and $10 pizzas on Tuesday. They also have a small general store for small items. ”
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Italian Restaurant
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“Italian Restaurant, $$ nice bar also, outside seating on Lake and wonderful atmosphere.”
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Natural Feature
“Great Mountain Skiing in the winter. Adventure park, mountain coaster in the summer.”
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American Restaurant
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“Family restaurant with great variety and a nice little bar about 15-minutes past Meredith Center. Would recommend sitting out on the screen porch for dinner on a nice night.”
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Ice Cream Shop
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“Build-your-own-sundae ice cream smorgesboard with a candy shop and toy shop attached. Don't miss this!”
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