1 . Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Whitefield, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 5716

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What says summer more than a round of golf on a sunny afternoon? How about at one of the top 25 golf resorts in New England, according to Links Magazine? All the golf tees you can carry and more are at your fingertips at Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa. Let your kids monkey around in the Mountaineering Club or veg out in the in-house movie theater as you mosey your way to the back nine. Dine out on the veranda for refreshing drinks and retire to your spacious suite for a relaxing evening.

2 . The Mountain Club on Loon

Lincoln, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 647 - 0802

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This Lincoln, New Hampshire destination is a summer utopia for the adventurous and the extreme. Mountain biking, kayaking, and the thrilling Tree Top Zip-Line Adventure are waiting to test your limits. Feeling extra bold? get your adrenaline pumping on a flight from Fraconia Soaring Center, home to the only sailplanes in the area! But even the toughest adventurers need recuperation and must head to the hotel. The rooms are spacious, yet the rates are affordable, so you can focus on adventure!

3 . The Margate on Winnipesaukee

Laconia, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 9490

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The Margate on Winnipesaukee Lake boasts affordable summer fun with 15 accommodation types. Choose the one that fits your style and wake up to a complimentary breakfast at Blackstone Restaurant. Lunch is even better at the Gazebo Beach Bar. Arrive by car or boat, and chose from a charming menu while being wowed by breathtaking lake views. All guests have access to kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals for fun on the water, but some hang back on the 400-foot private sandy beach and tan in style.

4 . Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 2507

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What brings people to Waterville Valley Resort? Tennis. Since 1884, the favorite summer activity has brought visitors to the resort, which is hailed as one of the top 50 tennis resorts in America by Tennis Magazine. It's hard to beat practicing your serve amidst the beautiful White Mountains. No, scratch that. It's impossible. The resort has a variety of living spaces, from condos to hotels, to suit your needs. Pick up the Summer Unlimited package for more activities than you can choose from.

5 . Mill Falls at the Lake

Meredith, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 968 - 4494

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Another Lake Winnipesaukee gem, Mill Falls at the Lake consists of four inns, seven restaurants, and lakeside fun to create a lifetime of memories. All of the lodging is massively luxurious with plenty of chances to indulge. Dining is a mind-out-of-body experience; start with an imported Italian wine from LAGO on a cool summer's eve. Head over to EKAL Lake Activity Center to rent a variety of maritime transportation like canoes and paddle boards to start exploring the lake and all of its beauty.

6 . Naswa Resort

Laconia, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 738 - 8919

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Summer time in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire is far from boring when you stay at Naswa Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee. First, start the day out right with an omelet from Blue Bistro. Enjoy 1,000 feet of private beach, or try Weir beach, just a short walk away. If you're leaving the resort, stop at NazBar, where something is always going on. Listen to live music or watch the big game or race. Kids are welcome to indulge in the full line of non-alcoholic beverages! Come for some summer fun!

7 . Steele Hill Resort

Sanbornton, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (888) 965 - 8249

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Recreation and relaxation are the motifs of Steele Hill Resort in Sanbornton, New Hampshire. When you're not chipping away at your stress with a wedge on the nine-hole golf course, you're letting the jets do all the work in one of the whirlpools or lounging by one of the pristine outdoor pools. Live lavishly in a two-bedroom unit overlooking Lake Winnisquam or Lake Winnipesaukee, or stay reserved in a one-bedroom unit with a private kitchen and flat-screen TV.

8 . Summit Resort

Laconia, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (855) 318 - 9855

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Summit Resort is in the heart of New Hampshire's Lakes Region, which is known for its hospitality and tourism. With spacious two-bedroom accommodations, Summit Resort is a perfect ground zero for exploring the Lakes Region. Walk down to Weirs beach and spread out a towel, or, if you are feeling energized, venture into the White Mountains for a warm hike. If you're serious about a guy or gal, Summit Resort is the perfect summer locale to tie the knot. If not, it's great summer fun for everyone!

9 . The Wentworth

Jackson Village, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 4657

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At the Wentworth, your summer vacation stay in New Hampshire will be unlike any other. You will be steeped in elegance every minute you spend in your extravagant cottage or fully equipped condominium. Planning is made easy for you with convenient packages like the summer fun package, where you ride horses at Black Mountain Stables and fly the exhilarating zip line at Wildcat Mountain. Try the golf or whale watching package until your vacation is custom-tailored to your vision of pure elegance.

10 . Rockywold-Deephaven Camps

Holderness, New Hampshire

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 552 - 2036

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Overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Squam, Rockywold-Deephaven Camps is an outdoor enthusiast's oasis! The summer sun invites you to partake in a wealth of water activities like swimming, fishing, and boating. Embark on a nature walk through the lush, tree-lined trails or serve up a game of tennis. Since your meals are included in the price of your stay, you can spend your time exploring instead of planning. Unique and rustic cottages provide a secluded getaway from your busy life!

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