Welcome to the Lake Sunapee Region!
For more than two centuries, visitors from all over the world have chosen New Hampshire’s Lake Sunapee Region as their ideal year-round vacation destination. Located in the central western part of New Hampshire, this area offers a relaxed lifestyle and boasts a wide variety of activities for all ages. Stroll through the charming New England villages with their lovely inns, bed & breakfasts, fine restaurants and unique retail shops. When visiting the Lake Sunapee Region take advantage of a full calendar of activities and cultural events no matter the season.
Highlights of SUMMER in the Lake Sunapee Region ~ boating, kayaking, biking, hiking, swimming, paddle boarding, fishing and so much more.
Highlights of FALL in the Lake Sunapee Region ~ amazing fall foliage, scenic drives, hunting, numerous covered bridges to explore, many fall festivals and events.
Highlights of WINTER in the Lake Sunapee Region ~ alpine and cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and boating, horse drawn sleigh rides and magical winter scenes.
Highlights of SPRING in the Lake Sunapee Region ~ beautiful blossoms and gardens, hiking, biking, and so much more.
We invite you to come and visit our beautiful region. Connecting with our local Chamber of Commerce will get you all the information you need to make a trip to the Lake Sunapee Region the best it can be.
When you explore The Lake Sunapee Region you will find the best hidden gem of New Hampshire.
Winter in the Lake Sunapee Region!
Winter is an absolutely gorgeous time in New Hampshire but even more so in the Lake Sunapee Region! From hiking on the many beautiful trails around our amazing lakes and our majestic mountains to apple and pumpkin picking at many of our local farms and farm stands - there is truly something for everyone to enjoy here. From fun and festive seasonal events to numerous locally owned shops and eateries our region truly is a fantastic place to visit for just a day trip, a weekend getaway, a week vacation or even longer!
Our Lake Sunapee Region Information Guide is a great resource to use when planning your time in our area. Email Admin@LakeSunapeeRegionChamber.com if you would like a paper copy mailed to your home address. You can also click the digital version to the right of your screen to access it online.
Take a look here at some of the many activities our area can provide to you during the winter season...
Easy, Moderate or Challenging Skiing at one of our many small, medium or large mountains!
Christmas Trees & Wreaths at our local farms ~ so many small businesses to support this Holiday Season!
Ice Skating, Snow Shoeing, Cross Country Skiing ~ it's all available to you right here in the LSR!
Some of our Winter Events in the Lake Sunapee Region
Santa Comes to Many of our Lake Sunapee Region Towns - Through our various Recreation Departments - Santa makes an appearance for the kids!
Newport & New London Winter Carnivals - Towns in the Region have a week long celebration of all things outdoor recreation in the Winter Season!
The Lake Sunapee Region Chamber's Annual Meeting - Might sound boring but it's really a super fun evening out and we celebrate our 2022 Award Winners!
Attractions to Consider while in the Area
Mount Sunapee, Ragged Mountain and more for your skiing experiences
Library Arts Center's Gallery of Gifts for the Holiday Season
Lots of local shops like Go Lightly, Allioops, Artisans, Kearsarge Food Coop, Colonial, Deck Dock, Door Mill Store and so many more!
Your Regional Calendar...
Click the cover below to view the 2023 to 2024 Lake Sunapee Region Info Guide as a PDF
Feel free to stop by the office at 328 Main Street in New London to pick up a copy OR let us know if you would like a printed copy mailed to you:
Day Trip Destinations with WNTK
Every Friday morning at 9:00am Ashlee is on the radio with Matt from WNTK FM 99.7 with a program called "Daytrip Destinations!"
Where we discuss Route 11/103 retail, restaurant, lodging, non-profit organization members from our three chamber coverage area! These are places you can go over the coming weekend to shop locally, support local businesses and learn more about what's available to us right in our own backyard!
Listen to past episodes here...
Don't forget our Local Loot Program!
Our Local Loot Gift Certificates are a great way to support our local businesses!
You can use them wherever you see the above sticker at their establishment. It's simple to participate! If you are a Chamber Member you can accept Local Loot GCs at your location like you would cash. Then connect with Ashlee at the Chamber and you get a check for the amount of the Local Loot GC! Easy!
Local Loot GCs can be purchased at the Chamber Office or over the phone by calling 603.526.6575. Cash or Checks are accepted for Local Loot and we distribute them in smaller amounts to make it easier for our members to accept them.