Destination guide

Friendly Center Harbor will entice you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Center Harbor. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Center Harbor

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Center Harbor has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waukewan Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Funspot Family Fun Center (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Ridgewood Country Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ellacoya State Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Bolduc Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Center Harbor

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Center Harbor is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Squam Lake (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Endicott Rock Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Ahern State Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Lake Winnipesaukee (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Fox Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Blair State Forest (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Center Harbor

The nearest airport is in Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lebanon, NH (LEB-Lebanon Municipal), which is 40.8 mi (65.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Center Harbor?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 905 vacation rentals near Center Harbor. From 522 Houses to 230 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Center Harbor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Center Harbor?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Center Harbor:

  • Meredith: 1,230 vacation rentals
  • Plymouth: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Center Ossipee: 72 vacation rentals
  • South Down Shores: 59 vacation rentals
  • Loon Mountain Ski Resort: 589 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Center Harbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Center Harbor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Waukewan Golf Club: 1,307 vacation rentals
  • Winnipesaukee Pier: 1,226 vacation rentals
  • Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook: 1,212 vacation rentals
  • Gunstock Mountain Resort: 875 vacation rentals
  • Ridgewood Country Club: 1,421 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Center Harbor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Center Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 522 Houses in Center Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Center Harbor include:

  • Cottages: 230 rentals available
  • Cabins: 230 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 89 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Center Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 109 vacation rentals with pool available in Center Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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