Located in east-central New Hampshire, Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest lake in New Hampshire, could be the place for your next lake vacation. The 72 square miles of Lake Winnipesaukee are home to 253 islands and provide more than enough area for your outdoor adventure. Popular lake activities include swimming, power boating, canoeing, and sailing. There are plenty of local boat rentals where you can find just the watercraft you are looking for. Fishing in the area is great for landlocked salmon, rainbow trout, lake trout, and large and smallmouth bass. If you feel like relaxing and enjoying the view from the water, there are a number of boat cruises that tour the mammoth lake. Nearby Gunstock Recreation Area is well-known for its skiing and hiking trails. Other popular area activities include hunting, golfing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.
Enjoy a lake vacation at Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's most famous lake resort area for over a hundred years. The meaning of it's name, "Smiling Lake Between the Mountains," is a clear indicator of the beauty you will be surrounded by and the look that is likely to be on your face when you arrive at your Lake Winnipesaukee vacation home.