Wolfeboro Travel Guide

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Wolfeboro Things to Do

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    by kooka3 Written Jul 1, 2003

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    Spend time at or on the lake. There are little beaches and coves everywhere to go swimming. If you have a boat, use it! The lake is huge, and you can spend lots of time exploring. It's also very canoe and kayak friendly. Places around will rent them - try Winnepesaukee Kayak on Back Bay or Brewster Academy.

    If you want to get away from the heavy motor boat traffic on Winnepesaukee, go to Crescent Lake or Lake Wentworth - both about a mile or less from Wolfeboro. There is a loon sanctuary you can visit.

    There are lots of parks nearby that are good for picnics, etc. Try Cate Park in downtown Wolfeboro or Clark Point at the end of Clark Road.

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Wolfeboro Hotels

  • The Lake Motel

    Staff was great,very helpfull and courtious.great place to go to just chill out on the beach or if...

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  • The Wolfeboro Inn

    90 North Main Street, P.O. Box 1270, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 03894, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Piping Rock Resort

    680 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 03894, United States

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

Wolfeboro Restaurants

  • 30 years and counting in our little...

    The Earle's boast over 25 years at the Cider Press location serving great food to great friends. The cozy dining rooms and tavern, with fireplaces burning in the Spring & Autumn.The Cider Press offers fresh seafood, grilled chops, chicken and steaks, bbq ribs and nightly blackboard specials. The Cider Press prides itself on a well trained well &...

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  • delicious homemade diner!

    Very nice family dining, offering wide variety of homemade dishes as well as some fast food, seafood and delicious desserts. Serving lunch and dinner. Open daily - summers only.They also have rich ice-cream bar - over 30 kinds.

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  • Your choice of 2 places for Chinese food

    Everyone in town has an opnion about which of these 2 Chinese restaurants are better. Frankly, I think they're pretty comparable in terms of price and quality, but I like the ambiance of West Lake better. Both are on Route 28 heading west out of town. Seabird is closer to the center of town and is an easy walk; West Lake is about a mile out of town...

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  • Try all the beers at The Tavern

    This definitely has a Tavern feel - many rooms, fireplaces, wooden beams on the ceiling. They have about 75 beers in stock. The food is pretty good. Service sometimes is a bit slow if it's really packed, but generally it's good. Chicken Quesadillas. Even though these are under the appetizers, they're big enough to be a meal by themselves.

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  • Sit out on the deck of Garwoods

    The restuarant has a wonderful atmosphere. The lower level is fairly formal, the upper bar area is laid-back, and the deck out back overlooks the water. The food is always good. They served everything from burgers (several types to choose from - plain, onions/mushrooms, blue cheese, etc) to specialty pastas, to fresh fish dishes. The serving staff...

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  • Coffee and good food and Lydias

    This is a small, locally owned coffee shop that serves breakfast and lunch as well. It's open from 7 am to 4 pm. They have a big selection of coffee (usually organic and/or Fair Trade) and coffee drinks. They also do really unusual foods - nice wraps, breakfast burritos, etc as well as the more usual foods - bagels, muffins, grilled cheese,...

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Wolfeboro Transportation

  • Molley The Trolley

    Narrated tour of historic Wolfeboro aboard a vintage trolley. Makes 16 stops. It's a turn-of-the-century style open trolley. Molly's driver will personally give you a 45-minute narrated tour of one of Wolfeboro - Lake Winnipesaukee's most beautiful communities. You'll see scenic lakeside views, beautiful waterfront homes and learn about Wolfeboro's...

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  • Ditch the car once you're in town!

    Once you're in Wolfeboro, WALK or use your bike. The traffic patterns suck around here with the influx of tourists, and it takes forever to get through town. There are no traffic lights here, and cars are required to stop at crosswalks for pedestrians, so if you are driving, you will inch your way through town. If you are just trying to get from...

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Wolfeboro Shopping

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    by kooka3 Written Jul 1, 2003

    Here are some cool places:
    1) Country Bookseller. This is a small, locally owned place. The people are well informed, and for a small shop, they are amazingly well stocked. They can also get things ordered, and they are sometimes there the next day.
    2) Lee's Confectionary: they make their own candies and chocolates. REALLY GOOD!
    3) Hampshire Pewter: They make their pewter in town. Beautiful things - everything from mugs to candlesticks, to christmas ornaments. They will engrave things.
    4) The Pottery Place: They make their pottery in the store, and you can sometimes watch them making the products if you time it right. Amazing work!
    5) Made On Earth: They sell clothes, accessories, books and music, candles, incenses, etc.

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Wolfeboro Local Customs

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    by kooka3 Updated May 15, 2004

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    A "tradition" in Wolfeboro is for people to get ice cream from Bailey's Bubble and people-watch in town. Bailey's is a take-away place right in the center of town. There are a few tables on the sidewalk and a few benches on Main Street, but most people will go to the docks by Back Bay or go across the street to the Town Park to eat next to the water.

    Bailey's has recently expanded from just soft ice cream to include about 20 flavors of hard ice cream, different sundaes, different types of drinks (shakes, malts, brown cows). Try the chocolate ice cream with peanut butter sauce - it's like a cold peanut butter cup!

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Wolfeboro Favorites

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    by kooka3 Updated May 24, 2004

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    Favorite thing: Not a favorite thing -- but buying stamps doesn't fit under any other VT category, so here it is:

    You can find post offices here:

    1. Wolfeboro Falls Main Office, 603-569-4274, 35 Center St Unit 13, Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03896
    2. Wolfeboro Main Office, 603-569-2375, 34 S Main St, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
    3. Mirror Lake Main Office, 603-569-4911, 36 Tuftonboro Neck Rd, Mirror Lake, NH 03853
    4. Ctr Tuftonboro, 603-569-9859, 150 Middle Rd, Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816
    5. Alton Bay Main Office, 603-875-6800, 5 Mount Major Hwy Unit 1, Alton Bay, NH 03810

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