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Lake Winnipesaukee

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Ranked #46 of 473 Attractions in New Hampshire
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Biking
Description: One of the most popular lakes in New Hampshire due to its many tourist facilities and attractions.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Fall colors are amazing, a must see in Autumn. Definitely worth a stay overnight here. A little rainy but still beautiful. If you like snapping photos, this is a great place.

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Corona, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It was raining so we didn't go out on the lake, but the drive around was fun. Charming lakeside towns and beautiful Fall foliage.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you love to swim, boat, fish, shop, eat fabulous food, catch the local farmers markets, fairs, parades, and much more you will find it here. Animal lovers will watch bald eagles fly and loons swim by. I recommend Wolfeboro for the family and Meredith for shopping.

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Newport Beach, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

overall...I really enjoyed my time traveling through New Hampshire...I was able to hitchhike...people gave me rides. lots of natural scenery and of course Lake Winnipesaukee was beautiful.

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Woodstock, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Luckily, we were with friends who had lakeshore property.. Our piece of lake heaven had crystal water, beautiful scenery from every angle. I love the ocean, but for this lake, I would definitely return.

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Chicago, Illinois
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293 reviews 293 reviews
77 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I definitely recommend anyone visiting New Hampshire visit Lake Winnipesaukee for a few days at some point. Our whole family really enjoyed it

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Litchfield, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a beautiful lake. We took the mail boat, the Sopie C, which is a 2.5 hour tour to the islands around the lake delivering mail. It was a wonderful and informative trip. We also took the scenic railroad for the 2 hour trip along the lake from Mereidith station to Weirs Beach and back. It was fun, but... More

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195 reviews 195 reviews
35 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have completed only one day of a three day visit and recall reading reviews before we came here looking for an overview/introduction. First, I would decide on where you will stay around the lake (we picked Holderness on Lake Squam) which really is like a section of the overall Winni Lake Area. We drove from Maine to NH and... More

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Enfield, Connecticut
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Best time to go to Lake Winnipesaukee. NH around this time. Took the boat tour around the lake. If you have time do the lake tour, It's a 2 hours tour and one can buy brunch or dinner on the cruise tour. The meals are just buffet style, nothing extra ordinary. I say go to other restaurant along the beach... More

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New Delhi, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Found it one of the cleanest and pristine lake shores. When I went there with friends, I found it totally peaceful with only few people around. I was amazed by the crystal clear fresh water, making short waves on the beach. It was wonderful to step in a freshwater beach. We could not do boating because we did not had... More

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