Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Lake Winnipesaukee, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $157 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake Winnipesaukee. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy outdoor adventure in Lake Winnipesaukee vacation homes

The Lake Winnipesaukee region of New Hampshire is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Dotted with 258 islands, the 72 square miles of the lake form the centerpiece of the area’s natural beauty, offering endless opportunities for lakeside fun, mountain adventure, and sightseeing in charming lakeside villages. Vacation home rentals can be found in all seasons, ensuring you have all you need for the perfect lake getaway.

History

Heritage and culture in Lake Winnipesaukee

Lake Winnipesaukee has numerous historic sites, museums, and heritage sites to delight history buffs. Vacation rentals are available near the Wright Museum of World War II, a history museum with artifacts and exhibits related to World War II, and the New Hampshire Boat Museum, a maritime museum with vintage boats and relics celebrating New Hampshire history. The Libby Museum, a museum of natural and human history of New Hampshire, and the Endicott Rock State Historic Site, a state park with a historic monument engraved by surveyors in 1652, are also must-see locations.

Things to do

Best excursions near Lake Winnipesaukee vacation rentals

Whether summer or winter, Lake Winnipesaukee has a range of attractions to suit travelers looking for adventure, relaxation, and everything in between. Vacation homes can be found near the Gunstock Mountain Resort, a family-friendly ski and snowboard area with Nordic terrain, a mountain coaster, and tubing, or Castle in the Clouds, a mountaintop estate with a century-old mansion, stunning lake views, and horseback riding. Mount Major is a mountain peak with sweeping views of the landscape and lake, along with plenty of hiking trails, and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, a nostalgic rail trip that takes passengers on a pleasant ride around the lake.

Outdoor activities

Must-try activities in Lake Winnipesaukee

Lake Winnipesaukee has options for outdoor enthusiasts in all seasons, along with vacation homes and cabin rentals to suit your needs. Summer in Lake Winnipesaukee offers boating, canoeing, fishing, and swimming on the lake, hiking and horseback riding trails in the woods, and golf courses with beautiful scenery. In winter, visitors enjoy ice fishing, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and snow tubing. Spring and fall are great times for hikes or horseback rides through the woods to see the vibrant blooms or colorful foliage surrounding the lake.

Restaurants and bars

Best cuisine in Lake Winnipesaukee

The restaurant options in Lake Winnipesaukee range from classic American fare to specialty coffee shops and bakeries, providing options to suit every taste. Though there are several familiar chains, many of the family-owned restaurants in the area offer fresh food and local ingredients used in exciting new recipes, so you can find your new favorite dish. Several restaurants deliver to vacation homes as well, so you don’t even have to leave your accommodations to enjoy the flavors of the region.

Essential info

Key facts for staying in a Lake Winnipesaukee summer rental

The Lake Winnipesaukee region encompasses about 40 towns, with the largest town at a population of 16,000. The driving distance around the lake itself is roughly 63 miles, most of which is surrounded by wilderness, so it’s important to use maps or local transportation to avoid getting lost when venturing out from your summer rental. The temperature in the lake varies significantly, even in summer, and it typically freezes over in January. Ice-outs occur in the region as well. Because of this, it’s best to pack a variety of warm- and cool-weather clothing options and check conditions before heading out into the water or on a hike.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lake Winnipesaukee, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 973 vacation rentals around Lake Winnipesaukee. From 592 house rentals to 233 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property near Lake Winnipesaukee?

Ditch the beach and stay by a lake instead. Kick back, regain your chill and relish the views. Vrbo has 528 vacation rentals close to lakes ready to be booked. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, Vrbo has a selection of other options, including:

  • 333 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 253 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 251 waterfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house near Lake Winnipesaukee?

If you want to live like a local and love having lots of room to move, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 556 options currently on Vrbo. Prices start from $55 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other lodging types, such as:

  • Cottage: 181 vacation homes. Prices start from $95 per night.
  • Condo: 75 vacation homes. Prices start from $49 per night.
  • Cabin: 46 vacation homes. Prices start from $33 per night.

Can I stay near Lake Winnipesaukee in a large group?

Getaways with your favorite people can be stacks of fun, especially when you're under the same roof in an awesome new place! If you're traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help out. Presently, house vacation homes are the hottest thing for large groups of travelers here, and you'll find 135 listed on our database. The vacation rentals that are on offer for large groups in the area include:

  • Looking for vacation homes that can hold 8 people? We have 199 that will suit. Prices begin from just $49 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your squad, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 198 vacation homes that are suitable. You can get one for as little as $114 a night.
  • Trying to find rental properties to suit 10 people? You'll be pleased to find out we have 127 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just $136 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your brother and all your buddies to Lake Winnipesaukee.

Where are the cheapest rentals near Lake Winnipesaukee?

Reduce those pesky accommodation costs when you organize your stay with Vrbo. You'll find plenty of awesome rentals and save loads of cash! Waterville Valley Resort is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 7 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $217 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Another 49 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around South Down Shores. With an average price of $247 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting about.

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