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Top Things to Do in Lakes Region, NH
If you're visiting our Camp-Resort this season, you'll probably need a few suggestions for things to do outside of our New Hampshire campground! With all that we have to offer, you won't need to leave our Milton campground unless you're itching to explore the surrounding area! Lakes Region and neighboring towns have plenty of options for family-friendly things to do. Here is a mix of 10 things to do in Lakes Region to keep in mind for your next stay with us!

Family-Friendly Attractions:

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Mt Washington Cog Railway

First on our lists of things to do in Lakes Region is a ride on the Mount Washington Cog Railway. It is one of the world's great rail adventures, and has been making its dramatic ascent to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast for over 150 years. A ride on the Cog Railway not only provides stunning views but also a glimpse into the rich history of this pioneering transportation feat.
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Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

On our list of top things to do in Lakes Region is the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Open meadows, mature forests, and marsh boardwalks connect interactive natural exhibits where native animals reside: black bear, mountain lion, raptors, river otter, bobcat, and more. Plan on a 2 and a half hours walk exhibit and learn about the great outdoors. There are many events to choose from, so check out their prices here.
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Granite State Rail Bikes

Only an hour away from our Lakes Region campground is the Granite State Rail Bikes. Enjoy a 5-mile round trip Rail Bike ride along the shores of Lake Winnisquam, New Hampshire’s 4th largest lake! Prices are $159.49 per Rail Bike that fits 1-4 riders on a 90 minute trip.

Top Local Restaurants:

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Woodstock Inn Brewery

Nestled in the charming town of North Woodstock, the Woodstock Inn Brewery is a renowned destination for craft beer enthusiasts. Pair your beer with a delicious meal in a rustic atmosphere while Lakes Region camping!
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Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant

One of the best restaurants in New Hampshire is the Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant. This is locally owned band operated by the Hart family since 1954. Enjoy home-style food, and friendly customer service. Plus, they are open every day from 11:30AM - 9PM.
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Weathervane Lobster in The Rough

Weathervane Lobster in The Rough is known for its locally source lobster and seafood dishes. This casual, family-friendly restaurant features outdoor seating that has great views. They are open daily from 11:30AM - 8:30PM, and is a great option while staying at our campground in Lakes Region, NH.

Best Nearby Activities:

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Polar Caves Park

You will see a lot of the outdoors while camping in Lakes Region, but explore even more at the Polar Caves! These caves have been family owned for 100 years and offers a chance to slip between the rocks of time and explore the underbelly of the earth. Tickets are $24.50/adults, $15.50/youths.  

Alpine Adventures Outdoor Recreation

Step up your plans in Lakes Region with a trip to Alpine Adventures Outdoor Recreation. Enjoy zip line courses, off-road tours, challenge courses and more! Prices vary depending on all you want to experience.

Living Shores Aquarium

Living Shores Aquarium in New Hampshire offers an engaging and educational experience for visitors of all ages. Located at the Hampton Beach State Park, this modern aquarium features a variety of marine life, from colorful fish and playful seals to interactive touch pools and immersive exhibits. 

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Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves

Last on the list of things to do in Lakes Region is the Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves. The gorge was formed thousands of years ago by glaciers, resulting in a dramatic landscape filled with winding boardwalks, cascading waterfalls, and intriguing rock formations. Visitors can explore a series of boulder caves, each with its unique features and challenges, making it a fun and interactive experience for all ages. Prices vary on time of year and age but all info can be found on their website.
Hopefully you're able to add a couple of these stops to your itinerary next time you stay with us! Our Camp-Resort is the perfect homebase if you're traveling to New Hampshire and interested in Milton camping. While there is plenty to do at our Camp-Resort, we hope you can venture out to Lakes Region and other nearby towns to see some of our local favorites!