If you are looking for things to do near lake Winnipesaaukee and Crescent Lake in Wolfeboro, NH, here's what you can explore to make your vacation memorable and exciting.
1853 Chocorua Mountain Highway
Monkey Trunks high rope and zipline park is open to explorers of all ages. Fantastic new adventure courses for the coming season to test your skill, provide an adrenaline rush and to maximize your enjoyment.
491 Daniel Webster Highway
At the Whale’s Tale Water Park, the whole family can play in the only wave pool in the White Mountains. Ride the big waves or relax in the gentle ones at the shallow end. No need to worry about sand or salt. A splashing good time awaits you at the Whale’s Tale Water Park. Streak down the speed slides, twist through the flume slides, or splash down the 360 foot tube ride with clean, clear filtered water.
850 NH Route 16
StoryLand is a great amusement park for families with pre-teenaged children. There are some rides and shows that will appeal to older kids, but the parks main focus is on younger kids. The main theme of the park is based on stories and fables. Many of the attractions are based on children’s books.
525 Presidential Highway
Santa’s Village is a Christmas-themed amusement park located in Jefferson, NH. Most of the 16 rides have Christmas or winter-themed names, such as “Rudy’s Rapid Transit Coaster” and “The Great Humbug Adventure”. The rides are designed for families with children under age 13. There are also three theatres, two of which present live shows and a third that features a 3-D movie called “A Tinkerdoodle Christmas”. Visitors can visit Santa’s home, lie in his bed, sit in his chair, and have a picture taken with Santa.
Route 109 South
233 South Main Street
399 Centre Street
The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail boats. If you love the fine craftsmanship of a vintage boat, the New Hampshire Boat Museum offers you many venues to explore through exhibits, events, and educational programs.
Governor Wentworth Highway
Designed by Dr. Henry Libby and built in 1912, the Libby Museum has continued its founder’s original goal of educating visitors to the wonders of the natural world for over ninety years. In recent years the Museum has hosted various children’s programs from other associations in the Lakes Region. A popular visit for summertime tourists.
77 Center Street
The museum’s mission is to preserve and share the stories of America’s Greatest Generation for the benefit of generations to come. To fulfill this mission, the Wright Museum collects, cares for, and exhibits artifacts illustrating the heroic efforts of ordinary people living during extraordinary times.
183 Lee’s Mill Road
Interpretive exhibits, presentations, and nature trails on our 200 acre wildlife sanctuary (including over 5,000 feet of pristine shoreline on Lake Winnipesaukee), give over 10,000 yearly visitors an introduction to the natural environment of New Hampshire and promote a greater understanding of loons and the natural world.
23 Science Center Road
Through spectacular live animal exhibits, natural science education programs, and lake cruises, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center has educated and enlightened visitors for over forty years about our natural world.
Wolfeboro Town Docks
Half-hour boat rides in a classic 1920s motor launch departing from Wolfeboro Town Docks.
455 Ossipee Park Road
Welcome to Tom and Olive Plant’s mountaintop estate “Lucknow”, built in 1913-1914 high in the Ossipee Mountain Range with a breathtaking vista of Lake Winnipesaukee and the hills and mountains beyond. Known as the Castle in the Clouds since its opening to the public in 1959, the house is an unusual example of Arts and Crafts architecture in New England, expressing that aesthetic movement’s philosophy of living in harmony with nature.
43 Mill Street
Tour the only manufacturer of hand-casted pewter using the Queen’s Metal formula in North America. Free factory tours weekdays.
Pick up and drop off at the Windrifter Resort
Discover America’s Oldest Summer Resort in a Turn-of-the-Century-Style Trolley. Narrated 45-minute tours of historic Wolfeboro feature scenic views of Lake Winnipesaukee, beautiful waterfront homes and many points of interest.
Wolfboro Town Docks
Mount Washington Cruises offers Scenic Daytime and Sunset Dinner Dance Cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH from late May through October. The M/S Mount Washington visits 5 ports on Lake Winnipesaukee and takes on passengers in Wolfeboro, Meredith, Center Harbor and Alton Bay on alternating days of the week with daily cruises from Weirs Beach.