What to Do
League of NH Craftsmen
32 Main St., Center Sandwich
Flagship location of this Granite State organization; quality contemporary and traditional works in a range of media.
The Loon Center & Markus Wildlife Center
183 Lee’s Mill Road, Moultonborough
Displays and nature trails celebrating loons and other Granite State wildlife, on 200 acres on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Castle in the Clouds
455 Old Mountain Road, Moultonborough
Iconic Arts & Crafts-style mansion on a 5,000-plus-acre estate in the Ossipee Mountains; 28 miles of hiking trails, plus waterfalls and views of Lake Winnipesaukee.
Governor Wentworth Historic Site
Route 109, Wolfeboro
Ruins of a colonial Northern plantation.
755 North Main St., Wolfeboro
Natural-history museum and Native American artifacts; featuring 100th-anniversary events this summer.
M/S Mount Washington
211 Lakeside Ave., Weirs Beach
Seasonal scenic day cruises and evening dinner-dance cruises on Winnipesaukee.
Ellacoya State Park
280 Scenic Drive, Gilford
Swimming, picnicking, and camping on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, with mountain views.
Mill Falls Marketplace
312 Daniel Webster Highway, Meredith 800-622-6455; millfalls.com/marketplace
12 retail shops and 7 restaurants, with brick walkways, a 40-foot waterfall, gardens, and views of Winnipesaukee.
Newfound Audubon Center
North Shore Road, Hebron 603-744-3516; nhaudubon.org
Three sites on the northern end of Newfound Lake: Paradise Point, Hebron Marsh, and Bear Mountain Sanctuary.