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Lake Winnipesaukee

NH
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Ranked #69 of 450 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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Enfield, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a beautiful, picturesque lake with some great towns and antique shopping. My favorite town, Wolfeborough. Swimming, boating, relaxing, clear water, fishing - you have it all.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

never heard of this lake before, but while visiting cousins, we rented a power boat and it was the best part of our trip! Scenic, clean...just beautiful! Wish I remembered where we rented the boat, but it was affordable and fun! can't wait to return!!

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Great place to stay , dont miss an awesome shopping experience at Kellerhaus, wonderful, wonderful shopping experience.....

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Kennebunks, Maine
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Where do I start? Well, this is not your "ordinary" lake. This is by far the dreamiest lake I have ever been to!! My husband and children had been before and it was my first time. I have always been anti swim in any lake. I didn't even bring my bathing suit which was a BIg mistake! We went to... More

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London
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249 reviews 249 reviews
107 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This is an exceptionally beautiful lake definitely worth visiting. Stay at either Wolfeborough - historical, upmarket, pretty town at one end or Weirs Beach at the other, more touristy and with the largest beach. We went on the Winnipesauke Belle for a tour around part of the lake, viewing the areas where the movie "On Golden Pond" was shot, houses... More

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South Burlington, Vermont
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169 reviews 169 reviews
59 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The lake is beautiful and clear. So nice to see the bottom of the lake even when it's fairly deep. Chilly though! We stayed at Church Landing at Mill Falls in Meredith which was terrifc. We took the scenic 2 hour boat ride on the Doris which is a sister to the large Mt. Washington boat trip. Very nice tour... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can bike around the 65 mile lake, or boat from town to town. The lake is excellent for swimming in July, so warm and clear! Very relaxing area.

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Catlin, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
57 attraction reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

While you can drive around the lake and see some beautiful views, we found it best to experience Lake Winnipesaukee in a kayak. We reserved 3 2-man kayaks from Wild Meadow Canoe and Kayak in Center Harbor. We arrived at 9 am and everything was set out and ready for us. After some instructions we set out. It was a... More

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