Fun Things to do in NH for Independence Day

School’s out, and summer fun is in full swing in the Lakes Region area! When it comes to fun things to do in NH, NASWA Resort is the place to be, especially for the Fourth of July. There are so many exciting things to do around our Lake Winnipesaukee resorts, from the Laconia tradition fireworks at Weirs Beach one minute before midnight on July 3, to family-friendly activities, like parades and boat races. Whether you choose to enjoy the show on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee or to embark on a nautical adventure with Winnipesaukee boat rental, you’ll have a front row spot to the first firework display in the country during your stay at NASWA Resort.

Independence Day in Laconia

Celebrations begin with a community parade, which will feature local organizations, businesses, and families, through patriotic floats and outfits, as well as decorated vehicles. Thousands of locals and visitors join us to celebrate our freedom with a myriad of incredibly fun things to do in NH. The parade will start at Laconia High School and end at Opechee Park. Head to Opechee Park to visit vendors and listen to live music as you find the perfect spot to lay your blankets or chairs for the evening fireworks. NASWA Resort‘s vast property gives you and your crew room to spread out and enjoy the show.

Fun things to do in NH

If you’re looking for a fun place to enjoy a beer and some burgers with your friends, our NazBar & Grill has you covered. Our food is delicious; what truly makes our restaurants such a fun place is the welcoming atmosphere and our friendly staff. Enjoy a cold drink at Nazbar after spending the afternoon soaking up the sun on our private Lake Winnipesaukee beach. Whether you’ve lived in the Lakes Region for years or it’s your first time in Laconia, there are lots of fun things to do in NH, from lounging on the beach to boating on the lake—there’s something for everyone! Book your stay with NASWA Resort, today for a memorable Fourth of July in New Hampshire.

96th Laconia Motorcycle Week

NASWA is welcoming all motorcyclists, riders and spectators alike, to stay in our beautiful lodging in Laconia NH for the best week of the year: Laconia Motorcycle Week! We have the perfect accommodations for your week in town, as well as some of the best restaurants and bars in Laconia NH. Whether you have one of our signature cocktails at the NazBar and Grill or seafood dinner at the Blue Bistro, you’ll enjoy some of the best food and entertainment in Laconia, NH.

Laconia Motorcycle Week

Laconia Motorcycle Week is an annual staple for motorcyclists who gather for the rally in Laconia, NH, every June. Don’t miss out on the best lodging in Laconia NH during Motorcycle Week! Because many bikers passed through Laconia for the Loudon Classic motorcycle and the Gypsy Tour, the town decided to start scheduling races, shows, and a motorcycle hill climb competition, to make Laconia Motorcycle Week the world-class rally it is today. Although its legacy as the world’s oldest motorcycle rally began in 1916, it continues because of Laconia’s unmatched scenic riding throughout the beautiful State of New Hampshire. Residents and businesses alike, welcome motorcyclists during the rally every year. With the 2nd largest demographic of motorcycle riders in the country and host to the oldest rally in the country, Laconia, NH, opens its doors to motorcycle enthusiasts all year long.

Lodging in Laconia NH

At NASWA we offer the best lodging in Laconia NH, from our Inn & Suite building to our colorful lakeside cottages, we have your home away from home for Laconia motorcycle week. All our rooms come fully equipped with a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge and a coffee pot, as well as air conditioning. Most rooms have a balcony and views of the lake. Some feature three bedrooms, others one-room with a king-sized bed, and some even have two additional rooms with queen beds or a sleeper sofa in the living area. NASWA is the official hotel for Laconia motorcycle week, so don’t delay book your stay in the best lodging in Laconia NH never to miss a beat!

Spring into the Lakes Region, New Hampshire

As the snow melts away, NASWA Resort opens it’s doors as the flowers break through the thawing ground, and the gushing waterfalls and trees come alive again. Spring in the Lakes Region is an excellent way for you to explore the great outdoors again. Whether you’re looking for a family lakeside vacation or a romantic excursion, we’ve got the perfect place for you to stay, right on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Laconia NH attractions

Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad is located in the heart of the Lakes Region. Take one of their excursions along the western shore of Lake Winnipesaukee, choose from one or two-hour tours in a restored vintage coach. Board the train at the central station in Meredith or leave from Weirs Beach Station as you take in the beautiful sight of Winnipesaukee scenic railroad. Weirs Beach beckons with its boardwalk, train rides, and family amusements. The Lakes Region is home to five different wineries, making for an ideal wine getaway. Visit Hermit Woods Winery in Sanbornton, for both tours and tastings, or the Gilmanton Winery, which has a delightful restaurant and Camelot Alpaca Farm, for the kids to have fun while you sip on a fruity blend. We also recommend spending at least one night on the shores of our Lake to see the breathtaking sunset over our NASWA Resort.

Spring to the Lakes Region

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The Lakes Region is a prestigious part of New Hampshire, where the only stressful decision to make is what’ll be the next lake activity. With hundreds of lakes, ponds, and beaches, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to rest and reconnect with your loved ones, as you break your routine. Lake Winnipesaukee is the largest lake in the state. The mountain ranges and wooded shorelines that surround this lake make it an ideal romantic destination. For a unique experience, visit the iconic Castle in the Clouds. Perfect for a day with the whole family, whether you’re chasing summer thrills or a family fun getaway, NASWA Resort is the ideal spot for your next trip to the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Book your stay with us today!

Tasty Treats at our Restaurants on Lake Winnipesaukee New Hampshire

Outstanding amenities, private beaches, and free boat access to Lake Winnipesaukee make The NASWA Resort the ideal place for your next tropical vacation. The picturesque sunsets are complementary with any meal at our beautiful restaurants on Lake Winnipesaukee, whether our guests choose to dine at The Blue Bistro or grab a cocktail at The Nazbar & Grill, they’ll enjoy great food and good times in the best New Hampshire cabins and cottages.

The Blue Bistro

The Blue Bistro in the heart of our beautiful Naswa resort offers creatively crafted meals to visitors in one of the best Laconia New Hampshire restaurants. At The Blue Bistro, you’ll be able to enjoy delicious dining with delightful views of Lake Winnipesaukee while staying the heart of our lively resort. Start your day right with our lovely breakfast menu for all the classics you love, as well as new flavors like our Caribbean French Toast, and fluffy omelets. Discover our chefs’ creative and modern cuisine including fresh seafood, fresh vegetarian dishes, and certified Angus steaks,  something for every palate. Save room for a delicious “Hope Made” desserts, from our matriarch, Hope Makris. Our team is committed to always using locally grown produce and fresh ingredients, even in our children’s menu. Make sure you get a taste of both our restaurants on Lake Winnipesaukee.

The Nazbar & Grill

The Nazbar & Grill welcomes you with a cold tropical drink and various tasty food options, for lunch or dinner, or both at one of the tastiest  Lake Winnipesaukee restaurants. Experience an ideal beachside meal, complete with live entertainment is provided Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Check out our Weekend Celebrations for details on live entertainment and specialty menus. Come find out how we were named one of the Top 20 Boating Hot Spots by Powerboat Magazine. We’re even a great place to take shelter on a rainy day, thanks to our tent and heaters that cover the whole area, let’s not forget our TVs.  The Nazbar & Grill is the hottest nightlife spot on the Lake, guests and locals alike gather for a good time. Embrace the tropical vibes that surround you, as you relax by our fire pits with a tasty drink as you rock to a reggae beat until the picturesque sunsets at dusk. Book your stay at The NASWA Resort, for a tropical getaway in one of our restaurants on Lake Winnipesaukee.