Group Attraction and Entertainment Listings
in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire
Give your group the adventure of a lifetime in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire! With all of the group attractions and entertainment venues that call our region home, you’ll have to build in time to your group schedule just to enjoy the scenery!
If your group is planning on visiting the Lakes Region for a wedding, corporate meeting, reunion or tour, you should certainly build in an extra day or two, just to enjoy all of the group attractions and entertainment that are waiting! From zip-lines to historical tours, nature cruises to shopping adventures – the Lakes Region of New Hampshire has wonderful experiences in-store for any size group.
Group Attractions and Entertainment Listings:
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Road, Canterbury, NH 03224
Canterbury Shaker Village preserves the 200-year Shaker legacy of innovative design, entrepreneurship, and simple living. Includes 25 restored original and four reconstructed Shaker buildings on 694 acres, cafe, store. Open May-October and weekends in November. Special events year round.
Castle in the Clouds – Historic Mountaintop Estate
Rt 171, Moultonboro, NH 03254
Come up to this majestic, historic 1914 Arts and Crafts Castle and its 5,500 acre estate with breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee. Miles of trails, waterfalls, mountains, outstanding gardens, and more to explore. Weddings and corporate events are a specialty. The Carriage House banquet room accommodates 175 guests, and our mountainside patio and Castle gardens accommodate up to 200 guests each. Ideal for company meetings, team building events, barbecues and holiday parties. Motorcoach tours and groups can tour the mansion, enjoy spectacular views, gardens, pond and paths, and visit our New Hampshire-themed gift shop. Group lunches available in our new Castle Cafe by reservation.
Gunstock Mountain – Ski Area, Campground, Event Center
Summer or Winter, Gunstock is Gravity … Done Right! 220 acres of skiing and riding on 55 trails, 8 lifts and the most breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee. XC Skiing & Snowshoeing on 30 miles of groomed terrain & NH’s longest tubing hill. Take in amazing views on ZipTour Ziplines, climb in the trees on the largest aerial obstacle course in New England, explore Gunstock on an Off-Road Segway Tour or relax on a scenic lift ride. Check out all of our events & more at GUNSTOCK.com
Interlakes Summer Theatre – Meredith
PO Box 857, Route 25 (1 Laker Lane)
Meredith, NH 03253
Beautiful air-conditioned 420 seat proscenium theatre located on Lake Winnipesaukee. Performances Tuesday- Saturday at 7:30pm, Sundays at 5:00pm. Matinees Wednesdays & Thursdays at 2:00pm. 2015 Season: The Taffetas,The Adams Family, Sister Act, The Ultimate Buddy Holly Tribute, and a show we’ve finally secured after 7 years (TBA March 2015). Children’s Theater Series.
Located at Senter’s Marketplace
Route 25B, Center Harbor, NH
Keepsake Quilting™ 603-253-4026
Open seven days a week except Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Quilters and knitters from around the world flock to the Keepsake Quilting and Patternworks shops to find a dazzling selection of the latest quilting fabrics, the world’s finest yarns, and kits, books, notions and gifts. Needleworkers are also treated to a profusion of cross-stitch, needlepoint and embroidery kits at Keepsake NeedleArts. The three sister shops, beautifully situated in the lakeside village of Center Harbor, offer everything a needleworker could wish for.
Loon Center (The) – Moultonborough
Moultonborough, NH 03254
Located on the Markus Wildlife Sanctuary, the Loon Center offers nature trails, exhibits, videos and The Loon’s Feather Gift Shop. Admission Free. Open Mon – Sat, 9-5, Sun 9-5. year-round; July 1st – Columbus Day. Trails are open from dawn until dusk. From Route 25 in Moultonborough, turn on Blake Road to 183 Lee’s Mill Rd.
M/S Mount Washington Cruises
Weirs Beach, NH 03247
Host your party aboard the M/S Mount Washington on beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee and give your guests a memorable experience. The Mount Washington is an excursion cruise ship on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire’s largest lake. The lake is surrounded by mountain ranges and dotted with islands and offer some of the most beautiful scenery in New England. This is a unique venue for a wedding or rehearsal dinner party. Choose a private room or a full boat charter or book your group on a sunset dinner cruise with dancing to live music or a narrated scenic cruise. This venue will not disappoint.
Monkey Trunks High Ropes and Zipline Adventure Park
Chocorua & Weirs Beach, NH
Monkey Trunks offers fun for children, adults and families! Participants begin with ground school and receive safety instructions on how to navigate through the course. They then move on to the green course to demonstrate they have the ability to properly use their equipment. After completing these two stages, participants will progress through the levels – each level becomes progressively more challenging! Monkey Trunks courses feature ziplines, swinging beams, tightropes, rolling logs, hanging tires, cargo nets and more! Our Weirs Beach location alone has 4 ziplines, including one over a pond, as well as a 35-foot-high giant swing, and is open at night to swing under the lights. All three Monkey Trunks locations include a children’s course on a smaller scale for the littlest of monkeys, with platforms no more than 6’ off the ground. The children’s courses include 6-8 challenges with an 80’ zipline at the finish.
Reservations are encouraged and can be made anytime online at www.monkeytrunks.com or by phone at (603)367-4427.
705 NH Route 25, Rumney, NH 03266
Come visit America’s Most Sensational Glacial Caves at Polar Caves Park! Fifty thousand years ago, a continental glacier moved southward over New Hampshire. As the ice sheet thawed, great blocks of granite fell from Hawk’s Cliff. These massive granite blocks created a series of caves and passageways which we invite you to come and explore! Take part in a self-guided cave tour, explore miles of nature trails, wander through the giant rock garden, feed the friendly fallow deer and ducks or discover hidden gems and fossils in our mining sluice. Carve out your own adventure here! For more info contact: Polar Caves Park 705 NH Rte 25, Rumney, NH 03266 Phone: 603-536-1888 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org”
Patrick’s Pub & Eatery
Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm
58 Cleveland Hill Rd.
Tamworth, NH 03886
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm is a “hidden gem” situated on 100 acres in quaint Tamworth Village. This unique museum—one of only three country doctor museums in the United States—and working farm is steeped in rural life history and provides a rich, engaging experience for all ages. The property and buildings supply abundant exploration and an idyllic backdrop. Offering four seasons of history-based experiences, a friendly, knowledgeable staff assists in helping groups discover all the museum has to offer. A visit leaves one with a delightful sense of having stepped back in time. We invite your group to discover Remick.
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
23 Science Center Road
Holderness, NH 03245
Bring your group Nearer to Nature at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Experience the beauty of Squam Lake on a 90-minute guided pontoon boat cruise. Or enjoy native wildlife in a natural setting on our interactive exhibit trail. Explore beautiful Kirkwood Gardens and enjoy a picnic lunch. Let us design a program for your group.
Tanger Outlet Center
Left at Exit 20 off I-93,
Tilton, NH 03276
Brands you know. Choices you want. Prices you’ll love. Shop tax-free at over 50 outlet stores including: Aeropostale, Bass, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, CK Outerwear, Carter’s. Harry and David, Kitchen Collection, Jockey, Lane Bryant, Perfumania, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Stride Rite, Yankee Candle, LOFT Outlet, Coach Factory and more. Take I-93, then Left at Exit 20. ATM, playground, UNO & Starbucks Coffee all on-site.