Enjoy a dinner cruise aboard the MV Kearsarge featuring a narrated tour by the Captain, two decks of enclosed dining, an open air walkway around the top deck and a delicious roast beef buffet. The boat sails from the town dock in Sunapee Harbor at 6:30 pm (check schedule for sailings) www.mvkearsarge.com
Mount Sunapee Resort offers some of the best skiing & snowboarding in the East. The Adventure Park at Mount Sunapee includes the following: Clipper Ship Chair Lift rides, Canopy Zip Line Tour, Aerial Challenge Course, Championship Disc Golf, 3-D Archery Course, Airbag Jump, Climbing Wall, “Wild Goose Waters” Miniature Golf and Evolution Bike Park. Check the Mount Sunapee Resort website for more information as well as prices and reservations. www.mountsunapee.com. Mount Sunapee is also home to the annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair. See the Leagues’ website for tickets and information at www.nhcrafts.org. Call early for rooms for this event as rooms go fast!
Sunapee State Beach features a picnic area, public boat launch, bathhouse with restrooms, snack bar and playground. It is a short walk or a minute drive from The Lake Inn at Mt. Sunapee. www.nhstateparks.com/sunapee.html
The Lake Sunapee Region offers visitors a year round variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. During the spring, summer and fall, visitors enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and swimming in the areas many crystal clear lakes as well as hiking and biking the abundant trails and mountains.
Mt. Sunapee State Park is located in Newbury, NH. The 4,085 acre lake at Mt. Sunapee State Park Beach is an ideal spot for family and group outings. A boat launch is available with some restrictions. Boat rentals are available. Situated about a mile from the beach, the campground offers lean-to and platform sites for family camping in a natural setting. Notice: Due to the popularity of Mount Sunapee State Park's beach area on nice weekends and holidays, the beach will most likely sell-out in the morning hours. Once the beach area reaches capacity additional beach goers cannot be admitted due to safety concerns. Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-11; children ages 5 and under and NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free. Season passes are available. View More
The Fells Historic Estate and Gardens on Lake Sunapee is one of New England’s finest examples of an early 20th century summer estate. Once the summer retreat of statesman John Milton Hay it is open to the public and features guided house tours, outstanding colorful gardens and woodland walking trails. Children are enchanted when they enter the fairy village and make their own fairy houses. It makes an interesting, educational and fun day for the whole family. Ask us for 1/2 price tickets. www.thefells.org
Cruise Lake Sunapee aboard the MV Mount Sunapee with a narrated tour of the lake. Learn the history of the lake, local lore and points of interest. The boat sails from the town dock in Sunapee Harbor daily at 2:00 pm. www.sunapeecruises.com
Eastman Golf Links has been welcoming golfers since 1973, and we’d love to welcome you through our Stay & Play partnership with The Lake Inn at Mt. Sunapee. EGL is rated 4 stars by the New England Golf Guide and has been voted the best golf course in New Hampshire by golfers several times. A newly renovated clubhouse, 5 tee options, and a fully trained and knowledgeable staff ensure a wonderful golf experience for every member of your group. While you’re here, we hope you’ll use our free full-color course yardage guide and Eastman Golf App. For information in season 603-863-4500 or year-round at eastmangolflinks.com or email@example.com
New London Barn Playhouse produces vibrant summer theater created by emerging artists in collaboration with accomplished professionals. The Barn Playhouse is one of the most cherished and historic summer stock theaters in the country. www.nlbarn.org
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner is dedicated to connecting people with 20,000 years of ongoing Native American cultural expression. MKIM is a great place to bring your entire family to enjoy fun educational tours on beautiful grounds. The Village of Warner and Rollins State Park are nearby. The Museum hosts an annual summer weekend Intertribal Powwow featuring craft contests and drum competitions. www.indianmuseum.org
Bob Skinners Ski and Sport is the largest ski race shop in the region with ski and snowboard demos and rentals available. They also offer custom boat fitting, ski clothing and accessories. During the summer months they sell or rent wakeboards, water skies and tubes. www.bobskinners.com
Sargents Marina Boat Rentals offers everything you need to get out on the water with a wide selection of rental boats including: ski, pontoon and fishing boats; personal water craft; and water sports equipment. www.sargentsmarina.net
Village Sports is a small specialty sports shop located in New London with quality sports gear for all your outdoor fun. Offering bicycle (rentals only), kayaks, SUPs, snowshoes, cross country skis and ice skates for rental or purchase. www.villagesportsllc.com
Newport Golf Course is an 18 hole course nestled in the heart of the Lake Sunapee Region and is open to the public. www.newport-golf.com
Meet “The MooseMan” …Rick Libbey Rick has a unique approach to photographing wildlife; he shoots from a kayak using a mix of Nikon film and digital cameras. He has slowly built the MooseMan company and simply loves to share his adventures from the woods. Rick loves to work locally with other businesses and also has a strong recycling theme within the company. MooseMan resides on the board of director’s of Second Chance Wildlife, a facility dedicated to saving baby black bears that have lost their mothers. It is this work that Rick is passionate about as well as spreading the word about how to enjoy wildlife in a respectful manner. Rick resides in Andover, with his wife and partner Donna. www.moosemannaturephotos.com