Resources for New Hampshire's Lakes Region
A sampling of destinations, looping clockwise around New Hampshire’s central Lakes Region. For pricing, seasonal schedules, and other details, visit the venue Web sites listed below. And for additional suggestions for dining, lodging, events, and activities, check out: visitnh.gov; lakesregion.org; akesregionchamber.org
Where to Stay in the Lakes Region
The Manor on Golden Pond
31 Manor Drive, Holderness
Country-inn charm with hotel-like luxury; onsite spa and fine dining; views of
Squam Lake and Mount Chocorua.
Squam Lake Inn
28 Shepard Hill Road, Holderness
Cheeful B&B near the water; onsite lunch café and evening restaurant.
The Inn at Smith Cove
19 Roberts Road, Gilford
1894 inn offering lakefront rooms, water views, and seasonal rentals.
The Inns & Spa at Mill Falls
312 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith
Four inns on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee: Bay Point, Church Landing, Mill Falls, Chase House.
AMC Cardigan Lodge
774 Shem Valley Road, Alexandria
Shared and private bunk rooms plus campsites, operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club; at the base of Mount Cardigan, near state forestlands, state parks, and Newfound Lake. Meals served summer and fall.
The Inn on Newfound Lake
1030 Mayhew Turnpike, Bridgewater
28 rooms and 2 suites, with front-porch views of the water; onsite restaurant and tavern.
Six Chimneys & a Dream
5 South Mayhew Turnpike, Hebron
Historic stagecoach stop turned B&B on northeast Newfound Lake.
Where to Eat in the Lakes Region
The Common Man
60 Main St., Ashland
Flagship of a Granite State family. American-style lunch and dinner menus, plus upstairs bar and grille with music and board games.
25 Main St., Center Sandwich
Local coffeehouse, gathering spot, and small shop serving breakfast and lunch, with a focus on fair-trade, organic, and sustainable ingredients.
Daley Café at The Other Store
77 Main St., Tamworth
General store and popular local daily breakfast and lunch spot; weekly dinners featuring locally grown ingredients in summer (monthly in winter).
128 Lee Road, Moultonborough
Serving award-winning dinners in an 1860s barn and farmhouse.
6 North Main St., Wolfeboro
Serving lunch and dinner; lakeside views and seasonal outdoor seating.
Railroad Ave., Wolfeboro
Window-service soft-serve and regular ice cream, plus homemade toppings.