When planning the perfect trip to anywhere, food is a huge consideration. It can be stressful trying to find the perfect place to eat for the family or a nice brewery or winery to visit on your own. Fortunately, when it comes to the city of Milton, NH we’ve got you covered. Jellystone Park™ Lakes Region, nestled on the Northeast Pond in Milton, is tucked away just outside of Rochester. As a result, we’ve become experts on the area. Below, we’ve outlined a few restaurants, wineries, and breweries that we personally recommend and hope you give a try during your next visit!
Finding a place to sit down and grab a bite can be tough. With so many different options and varying reviews, it can be difficult figuring out what places are truly good. Well, we can help with that! The Milton area has tons of restaurants to choose from with delicious food options in the surrounding areas. We’ve compiled our top five Milton, NH restaurants below!
Three Ponds Tavern & Restaurant
The Three Ponds Tavern & Restaurant is the perfect family joint located only 4 minutes away from our Camp-Resort. This charming spot offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner providing plenty of options for everyone! Enjoy classic American cuisine like burgers, omelets, wings, and more! Click here for more information.
The Pink House
The Pink House is only 5 minutes away from our New Hampshire campground and offers sweet treats and a handful of savory options too! Known for their famous lobster rolls and delicious sweet treats like ice cream, this is a great spot to stop after dinner or to grab a quick bite to eat. Plus, they have a food truck that you can book or catch at local events.
Lakeside Thai Kitchen
Lakeside Thai Kitchen is a great spot to grab take-out to bring back and enjoy outside on your picnic table or inside your luxury cabin. They are located 5 minutes away from our Camp-Resort, making it easy to quickly pick up! As a local joint, there is no website, so give them a call at (603) 652-8608 and view the menu here.
Not only is Pepper's Landing a great spot to grab authentic New England cuisine, but they are also one of our valued partners! This season, we introduced our partnership with this restaurant in Milton, NH to allow our guests to pre-order dinner that would then be catered to them on a Sunday or a Wednesday! Click here to read the menu that we offer or click here to visit their website.
When it comes to fine wine, New Hampshire is the perfect spot. However, having access to both Maine wineries and New Hampshire wineries makes choosing a nearby winery a little easier. Wineries like these are certainly worth a try when visiting Milton, NH.
Prospect Hill Winery
Nestled in a vineyard right over the Maine border, Prospect Hill Winery lies only 10 minutes away from our New Hampshire camping resort. Prospect Hill crafts 15 unique, award-winning wines and offers wine tastings, vineyard tours, and exclusive intel on the wine making process. This family-run business provides the most fresh, hand-picked grapes for their wine varieties. Try out Maine wine next time you stay with us when you visit their tasting room!
Front Four Cellars of NH
This winery in Wolfeboro is a little over 30 minutes away, but have quickly made a name for themselves in their 6 years of serivce. Front Four Cellars offers a variety of red, white, and rose wines that can be purchased by bottle. Plus, they offer a tasting room with indoor and outdoor seating where you can sample flights, or just a single wine of your taste.
Over the Moon Farmstead
Although this winery is 40 minutes away, it's definitely worth the drive! Over the Moon Farmstead won the Open Table Diner's Choice Awards in 2023 for Best in New England for Scenic Views and Best in New Hampshire for Outdoor Dining and Ambience! Visit the Tap Room for delicious drinks like wine, beer, and specialty cocktails. This New Hampshire winery also offers a full food menu that you can snack while you taste!
Gilmanton WineryOffering wine tastings, Sunday brunch, and small plates, Gilmanton Winery is a great spot for the ultimate wine date. Situated on a 9-acre vineyard, you can enjoy snacking on typical wine pairings like charcuterie, dips, and more while you try a variety of their wines with their 3 wine or 6 wine tasting flights. You can also enjoy a nice, casual Sunday brunch with the entire family and sip on mimosas at this winery in New Hampshire!
The towns around Milton, NH offer plenty of breweries but finding the best ones to visit can be tricky. Fortunately, if you're looking for a cold one in Lebanon or Durham or trying to sample some craft brews near Milton, these five breweries we've compiled below should have you covered.
Blasty Bough Brewing Company
Previously awarded as the "Best in NH" in 2020, Blasty Bough Brewing Co. is located in a historic farmhouse offering gorgeous views and an unmatched ambience. They offer over 10 custom beers on tap as well as small plates and meals to pair with your brew. From pale ales to IPAs, their variety of beers are sure to provide an option for everyone. It's 45 minutes away from our New Hampshire campground, but is worth a stop if you're traveling from Northern New Hampshire or Maine!
Black Hill Beer Company
You don't need to travel too far to get to a good brewery in New Hampshire! Black Hill Beer Company is only 20 minutes down the road and offers 11 different beers ranging from West Coast IPAs, to sours, to pale ales! Their simple, industrial vibe makes for a very modern and welcoming environment. Visit their taproom to try their signature beers and expand your palette!
Hobbs Brewing Company
Hobbs Brewing Company is located 45 minutes away from our Camp-Resort, but you don't have to travel that far to taste their hand-crafted ales. Hobbs Brewery is our partner and we carry their beers in our Ranger Station...one of which being our very own signature Lakes Region beer! Our American Lager, Bear-adise, pairs perfectly with boat days on the lake, relaxing poolside, and unwinding by the campfire. When you're grabbing our Bear-adise beer to try, check out the design of our campground located right on the can! If you do want the authetic New Hampshire brewery experience, you can visit their taproom located in Ossipee.
Revolution Taproom & Grille
Looking for the perfect local brewery in New Hampshire? Revolution Taproom & Grille is the spot to stop! They offer local food, specials that alternate weekly, and live music to create the recipe for a perfect night out! In addition to this, the summers are always lively with their pool tables and dartboards - keeping everyone busy and having fun! Their full menu, hand-crafted beers on tap, specialty cocktails, and happy hour give you plenty of opportunities to experience the restaurant however you choose.
Muddy Road Brewery
Muddy Road Brewery is only 20 minutes away located in Durham and is a crowd favorite! This brewery provides a ton of fun events lip sip and paint, live music, bingo, and more! They also have a pet-friendly outdoor area, so you can bring your furry friend with you while you grab a bite to eat and a cold brew!
Whether you’re looking for a nice family restaurant, a beautiful vineyard & winery, or a cozy taproom to discover, Milton, NH has a place for you. If you need a place to stay while out here though, check out our Camp-Resort, as we are only a short distance from all of these excellent spots! To book your stay, call (603) 652-9022 or click here to view availability. We look forward to seeing you soon!