Lakes Region Association of New Hampshire
PO Box 737 • 61 Laconia Road, Tilton NH 03276
(603) 286-8008 email@example.com | www.lakesregion.org/groups
Properties in blue are members of the Lakes Region Association of New Hampshire.
We are happy to assist by contacting our members on your behalf for research, pricing and logistics. Call us at 603-286-8008 and ask for Amy or Kim.
Come on up the night before to ensure a relaxing start to your fun-filled family weekend. Some nearby family-friendly suggestions include:
Cottage Place on Squam Lake (Route 3, Ashland/Holderness – www.cottageplaceonsquam.com) with a large waterfront on Squam Lake;
Cozy Inn, Lakeview House & Cottages (off Route 3, Weirs Beach – www.cozyinn-nh.com) overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee on the Weirs Beach Boulevard; and
The Lazy E Motor Inn, (Route 3, Weirs Beach www.lazyemotorinn.com) on Paugus Bay of Lake Winnipesaukee.
For more options, visit the Lakes Region Association’s website, www.LakesRegion.org or our group travel website at www.LakesRegion.org/groups.
Approximate Mileages to the Lakes Region of New Hampshire (Day 2 and ending point of this tour) from major cities: Albany NY 175 mi; Baltimore MD 464 mi; Boston MA 100 mi; Halifax NS 652 mi; Hartford CT 167 mi; Manchester NH 42 mi; Montreal PQ 223 mi; New York NY 276 mi; Philadelphia PA 372 mi; Portland ME 76 mi; Providence RI 150 mi; Quebec City PQ 292 mi; Toronto ON 520 mi.
9am – Gunstock Mountain Resort, Route 11A, Gilford
After breakfast at your accommodation, head to Gunstock Mountain Resort for few hours of tubing at Thrill Hill Tubing Park, NH’s longest tubing run. Grab a snow tube, launch yourself down the Thrill Hill and let the lift take you back up to the top. Participants should be 42” tall and each guest will be in their own tube. Also available at Gunstock are alpine and XC skiing & snowshoeing with spectacular views of Lake Winnipesaukee. 800-GUNSTOCK, www.gunstock.com
12pm Lunch at Patrick’s Pub & Eatery, Routes 11B & 11, Gilford
Where Great Food and Entertainment come together! Award-winning chowder, freshly made appetizers, sandwiches and a wide variety of entrees. Smoke free dining; children welcome! (603) 293-0841 www.patrickspub.com
1pm Kellerhaus Homemade Candies & Gifts, Route 3, Weirs Beach
It’s vacation – skip the diet and experience Kellerhaus’ hand-made chocolates, candies and ice cream. Make your own sundae at their sundae bar, browse their gift shop with a large selection of their confections, Heartwood Creek / Jim Shore, Precious Moments Gifts, Gourmet Foods like Tea Forte, scones, breads and soups. (603) 366-4466 www.kellerhaus.com.
OPTION 1: 2pm-5pm – Logs of Fun, Route 11B & 3, Weirs Beach
Spend the afternoon at the state-of-the art arcade and indoor 24 foot climbing wall. Games include electronic racing simulators, virtual reality rollercoaster ride, shooting gallery, skee ball, shuffle shack poker, classic 10 strike pinball bowler or candlepin bowling, basketball shooter games, air hockey, automatic scoring bowling games and even Las Vegas style slot machines (which pay out in tickets). (603) 366-2424 www.logs-of-fun.com.
OPTION 2: 2-5pm – Fun Spot, Route 3, Weirs Beach
Funspot is the Largest Arcade in the World with Over 500 Games, including a Huge Collection of Classic Videos & Pinballs, Prize Games & Kiddie Rides, Ten Pin & Candlepin Bowling Center featuring auto scoring & bumpers, Golf , D. A. Long Tavern, 400 seat Cash Bingo Hall, and Restaurant. (603) 366-4377 www.funspotnh.com
OPTION 3: 2-5pm or after dinner - Ice Skating
Bring the gang to the quaint & historic waterfront community of Meredith on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. The rinks are located in front of the Inns at Mill Falls, on either side of the Meredith town docks. They are open for public use.
Dinner – For dinner you can stay in Weirs Beach at The Crazy Gringo, Lakeside Ave, Weirs Beach (603) 366-4411 www.thecrazygringo.com; JT's Barb-B-Q and Seafood, Route 3, Weirs Beach (603) 366-7322 or it’s just a short drive to Meredith. Hart’s Turkey Farm on Route 3, Meredith (603) 279-6212 www.hartsturkeyfarm.com; Mame’s, Plymouth Street, Meredith (603) 279-4631 www.mamesrestaurant.com; Giuseppe's Pizzeria & Ristorante, Mill Falls Marketplace, Meredith (603) 279-3313 www.giuseppesnh.com; Camp at the Chase House, Route 3, Meredith (603) 279-3003 www.thecman.com; Lakehouse, Church Landing, Rte 3, Meredith (603) 279-5221 www.thecman.com; Lago at The Inn at Bay Point, Routes 3 & 25, Meredith (603) 279-2253 www.thecman.com. There is even more options 5 minutes the other direction in Gilford. Check our dining pages for more details.
Depending on the weekend, you can take in an evening theatrical performance at the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Alpenrose Plaze, Route 11B, Weirs Beach (www.winniplayhouse.com), attend an event posted on the Lakes Region Association’s comprehensive event calendar at www.LakesRegion.org or just relax in your room.