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

Photo by Yankee Magazine

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!

Round Out Our Season with a Cozy NH Vacation

 

As the warm summer days condense into crisp fall days the lake and leaves start changing from deep greens to brilliant yellow and orange hues. As one of the best New Hampshire Lake Resorts, we pride ourselves in making our guest feel right at home in their rentals. Plus, our NASWA Resort Cottages and Suites offer breathtaking views of natures’ wardrobe change.

New Hampshire Lake Resorts Prepare for Fall

Planning the perfect trip to catch the peak foliage in New Hampshire can be challenging, however with weather trackers, we can approximate color change weekly throughout the fall season. At NASWA Resort, we give our guests a front row seat to nature’s fireworks from the comfort of our Lakeside Suites at one of the best New Hampshire Lake Resorts.

Fall Foliage in NH

Fall colors are developing nicely in the Lakes region, our peak colors will be arriving shortly. Although there is still some green, the trees are definitely showing enough colors for us to announce that fall is here! If you are looking for a nice drive with some early signs of foliage, you can take a quick trip around our New Hampshire Lake resorts or grab a cozy sweater and your sweetheart for a stroll around the Lake. Take to the water to fully immerse yourself into the season and embark on a kayak for some quiet time out on the Lake.

 

New Hampshire Lake Resorts offer the best display of fall foliage, so make sure to book your autumn getaway at NASWA Resort for the peak season! Not only will you enjoy gorgeous fall sceneries, but you’ll also get to spend quality time with loved ones on a fun family getaway.

Delicious Lakeside Cocktails!

Lakeside Cocktails!

You don’t need to leave the resort to find great tropical treats! At NASWA, one of the hotels near Lake Winnipesaukee, we offer two restaurants and bars for a great time from the comfort of our property.

The Blue Bistro at one of the hotels near Lake Winnipesaukee!

The Blue Bistro is in the center of NASWA Resort and offers creative cuisine to our guests and Lake visitors! Whether you join us at the Blue Bistro for delicious dining or breakfast classics, you’ll love the views of Lake Winnipesaukee as the sun rises or sets! You’ll love our breakfast menu, to name a few favorites: Caribbean French Toast, The Big Wake, and A Siesta Key. Our dinner menu really shows our creative and contemporary cuisine, from Fresh Seafood to Certified Angus Steaks, even new vegetarian dishes! The Blue Bistro offers a varied selection of wines to accompany any and all of our dishes. Chef Makris uses locally grown ingredients for all her recipes and show-stopping desserts! Bring the whole family by boat or car and enjoy a delicious full course meal right on the Lake!

The Nazbar & Grill at one of the hotels near Lake Winnipesaukee!

The NazBar & Grill will transport you to the Caribbean! A perfect lake sunset welcomes you as you come in, our bartender will happily equip you with a cold tropical drink for a taste of paradise! Enjoy the perfect beachside experience at the NazBar & Grill day or night. With live entertainment on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, the NazBar & Grill is the place for a good time! Rain doesn’t shut our party, and we’ll keep you dry! The NazBar & Grill is still pouring under their heated tent! Dive into the tropical vibe as you relax by our fire pits with a tasty drink in your hand as the music takes you to paradise!

 

Of all the hotels near Lake Winnipesaukee, you’ll love NASWA Resort because of our unique property and delicious food!