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Bayside Travel Guide

Celebrate Christmas in July || Santa’s Village NH

Who says you can only celebrate Christmas and have the jolly spirit during the winter! Stray from the status quo and celebrate Christmas in July in the charming NH Lakes Region, home to Santa’s Village. After the trying past few years, we all deserve a little bit of holiday joy—any [...]

Choose Adventure in New Hampshire for Father’s Day

The time has come to honor the fathers and dad figures in your life, celebrating incredible paternal bonds. This year, choose adventure in New Hampshire for Father’s Day and embark on an exciting family getaway! There’s no better place in the whole state to seek fun than the Lakes Region. [...]

Self-Guided Ice Cream Tour Through NH Lakes Region

Summer has arrived in the NH Lakes Region, attracting locals and tourists alike seeking days spent by the tranquil lakeside and surrounded by blissful small-town charm. Our water wonderland is a great setting for family vacations, filled with something for everyone. Lake Winnipesaukee is the center of all the action, [...]

15 Family-Friendly NH Summer Activities

As the weather warms again, start thinking of new ways to build everlasting memories and new traditions with your family. Summer vacations are always a great family tradition! This summer, head to the Lake Regions of NH, where your vacation dreams will come to life. Our region is filled with [...]

NH Lakes Region: An Empty-Nesters’ Paradise

Have your children gone off to school or officially left the nest? You may be discovering your life seems a bit quiet and empty without their constant presence. It can certainly be a difficult transition, with many empty-nesters adopting new pets or exploring various hobbies. One thing to do for [...]

Plan A Romantic Getaway to the NH Lakes Region

Bayside Rentals cannot wait to host your romantic getaway to the NH Lakes Region. Our vast inventory of stunning vacation rentals will allow you to find the ideal home away from home to spend days with your significant other! We encourage you to relax, reconnect, and rediscover with your loved [...]

A Foodie’s Roadmap to the NH Lakes Region

One fantastic to connect with your vacation destination is to try all the local cuisine from small, locally-operated restaurants! You gain the opportunity to mingle and learn more about your vacation surroundings. Food truly is a universal language, and this sentiment holds true throughout the NH Lakes Region. We are [...]

Celebrate Christmas in the Lakes Region, New Hampshire

Every year, we look forward to welcoming the holiday season here at Bayside Rentals, your premier Lakes Region of New Hampshire vacation rental agency. We offer the most extensive inventory of vacation homes and long-term rentals in the entire Lakes Region area. Bayside Rental has a little something for everyone, [...]

Fall in Love with New Hampshire This Thanksgiving

After the past year of working and learning from home, staying in, and celebrating major holidays with your small bubble, Bayside Rentals invites you to come fall in love with New Hampshire this Thanksgiving season. We believe in the three R’s: relax, reconnect, and rediscover. You will experience the three [...]

Your NH Arts & Crafts Guide: Castleberry Fairs & Festivals

The New Hampshire Lakes Regions is home to many creatives who are excited to continue sharing their fantastic goods at the many Castleberry Fairs & Festivals throughout the area. Bayside Rentals, home to the largest inventory of vacation and long-term rentals in the Lakes Region, is happy to shed a [...]

Have An Egg-cellent Time! || Best Lakes Region Brunch Spots

The Lakes Region of New Hampshire is ready to host your next vacation as things start opening up. We are truly a water-filled wonderland, packed with so many exciting things to do—from water sports to hiking. The New Hampshire Lakes Region is also home to several superb restaurants that uplift [...]

Our 3 Favorite Beaches in the Lakes Region

The New Hampshire Lakes Region is the waterside wonderland of family vacation dreams! You will be surrounded by some of the most pristine bodies of water in all of New Hampshire. We welcome you to come to relax, rediscover, and reconnect in the Lakes Region with Bayside Rentals. Locally owned [...]

Plan a Spa & Wellness Retreat in the Lakes Region

We all need some time away to relax, so why not seek a well-deserved retreat to the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Home of numerous lakes, this quaint part of our beautiful state is home to some amazing spa retreats. New Hampshire’s Lakes Region is a must-see destination, especially if [...]

New Hampshire Vacation Rentals | An Unforgettable Gift for Mom

Plan a vacation for Mom and take advantage of New Hampshire lake vacation rentals to be in the heart of the region. Any time of year is excellent for visiting the area that’s perfect for a relaxing getaway.

A Comprehensive Lake Winnipesaukee Fishing Guide

Iconic Lake Winnipesaukee is a majestic sight. Nestled at the foot of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, this glorious 72-square-mile body of water is an excellent location for a fishing retreat. Labeled the most scenic lake in New England, Lake Winnipesaukee is home to tasty freshwater game fish and hosts the world-famous Ice Fishing Derby.

Late Winter Skiing In New Hampshire

The snow doesn't melt quickly in New England, making our neck of the woods an ideal place to enjoy late winter skiing. Whether you prefer downhill or Nordic, there are several options for skiing in New Hampshire.

Your Guide to the Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby

The Lakes Region of New Hampshire is one of the most beautiful areas in New England, and it's home to one of the most famous ice fishing derbies in the nation. Located in Meredith, New Hampshire, the Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby brings visitors from far and wide to this unique four-season vacation spot.

Taste the Best Coffee in Meredith, NH

There are so many reasons why coffee shops have become so popular over the years. Coffee shops have a laid-back, eclectic vibe, and it’s a relaxed space where friends and family can enjoy time together, or you can meet new people! Of course, the number one reason people go to coffee shops is for their delicious cup of joe. On your next vacation, visit the best coffee shops in Meredith, NH, to get your morning started to have some relaxing, alone time. We put together a list of some of the best coffee shops in Meredith, NH, that you’ll want to visit to get your coffee fix!

Immerse Yourself in the Beautiful Fall Foliage in Meredith, NH

Fall is without a doubt one of the most beautiful seasons you can encounter. The immaculate reds, oranges, and yellows of the leaves and the cool crisp air is the perfect way to celebrate the last hints of the warmer seasons before winter sets in. The fall foliage train rides that leave from Meredith, NH, will bring you to explore the natural fall beauty in the area. To learn more about the fall foliage train rides that will be the highlight of your next vacation to Meredith, NH, please continue reading.

Make Delicious Winter Cocktails at Bayside Rentals

Being on vacation, no matter the reason, is always a good reason to celebrate - and what goes better with celebrating than a delicious cocktail? In your beautiful condo at Bayside Rentals, you can make all of your favorite winter cocktails and enjoy them with a beautiful view of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Play the Golf Courses Near Meredith, NH

Golfing is always the perfect excuse for a guys getaway or a getaway with friends. The scenery and landscape of Meredith, NH creates perfect golf courses that you will want to play over and over again. There are plenty of amazing golf courses located near Meredith, NH, so you don’t have to travel far! For a weekend of golf, we created the perfect guide with three golf courses - one course per day. 

Enjoy the Local Shopping in Meredith, NH

Shopping is always a wonderful way to get to know the town you’re visiting. Oftentimes, you’ll stumble upon many shops that boast gifts, art, jewelry, and more that are meant to represent the area and its characteristics. By shopping in Meredith, NH, you can support local artists, explore the town, and find some really great gifts for yourself and loved ones! To find out more about where to shop in this town, continue reading.

Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Rentals

When you stay at Bayside Rentals, give in to the temptation to spend a day out on the beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. There’s no better way to spend an afternoon than on a boat on the lake, where you can work on your tan, do some fishing, and dip into the cool water when you get too hot. There are plenty of boat rentals for a day on Lake Winnipesaukee just minutes away from Bayside Rentals. Grab your swimsuit and sunscreen and get ready for a fabulous day on the lake!

Visit the Breweries of Meredith, NH

Nothing pairs better with a hot summer day like a cold brew. Luckily, Meredith, NH has some fabulous breweries ready to provide you with some of the best-tasting beer in the area. Visiting breweries is a great way to spend an afternoon with friends and family - after all, who doesn’t love a fun 21+ activity? Discover some of the best breweries right in Meredith, NH, that are just minutes away from Bayside Rentals.

Venture to the New Hampshire Boat Museum

Whether you have a love for all things boating or not, the New Hampshire Boat Museum proves to be interesting for anybody, no matter what their interests may be. On your next vacation to the lovely state of New Hampshire, experience the New Hampshire Boat Museum and all of its [...]

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New Hampshire Wineries

As warm weather approaches, spend a peaceful weekend at Bayside Rentals, admiring the beautiful scenery surrounding Lake Winnipesaukee and enjoy some of New Hampshire’s superior wine. Around the area, you’ll find some of the most fabulous wineries in New Hampshire, the perfect place to spend an afternoon with you and yours. 

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Lake Winnipesaukee Boat Rentals

When you stay at Bayside Rentals, give in to the temptation to spend a day out on the beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. There’s no better way to spend an afternoon than on a boat on the lake, where you can work on your tan, do some fishing, and dip into the [...]

Visit the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

We all know the feeling of trying to find a family activity for everyone to enjoy, with no kicking and screaming. Finding an activity that everybody wants to do while on vacation isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but there is a solution: visiting the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Here, you’ll enter a world of open meadows, mature forests, and interactive natural exhibits where native animals reside. Come experience the natural beauty of nature and its creatures when you visit this science center!

Fun Things to Do in NH this Spring

Winter is slowly making its way into the rearview mirror, and we’re getting excited about all of the fun things to do in NH during the springtime! The Bayside Rentals are located all around the best lakes in New Hampshire, which is perfect for those looking for a relaxing spring break! Connect with nature on a scenic hike, bike or drive and watch as everything begins to feel a bit more alive around the region. While there’s canoeing, kayaking, and watersports to enjoy on the lakes in New Hampshire in the summertime, we’ll go over our favorite spring adventures.

Winter Activities in NH around the Lakes Region

Winter sports enthusiasts join us each year at Bayside Rentals to take advantage of the winter activities in NH. As spring is quickly approaching, the sun starts to shine a little more, creating those warm days that are perfect for spending time outdoors around the lakes in New Hampshire. We encourage our guests to get out during the colder months and explore the popular destinations for winter adventures during your stay. Whether you’d like to snowmobile, snowshoe, or ski, there’s plenty of opportunities for you and your family to enjoy. 

4 Annual Winter Carnivals in the Lakes Region, NH

During the colder months of the year, the Lakes Region features a variety of snowy carnivals with many winter activities in NH. The best part about staying with Bayside Rentals is that you can choose the area with the winter carnival event you’d like to attend, so you won’t have to venture far for a good time! The Lakes Region, NH, is a great place to visit each season of the year, and outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the winter activities featured at each carnival. Whether you’d like to learn how cooking outdoors in the winter, roast marshmallows by a bonfire, watch snowmobile races, or spend a day ice skating—you’ll have options! Keep reading to learn more about the winter activities in NH that will have you coming back each year.

8 Reasons to Choose a Vacation Rental Over a Hotel

Many benefits come with choosing a vacation rental over a hotel room while staying in the Lakes Region, NH, with Bayside Rentals. Not only will you have a variety of size options to choose from, but each vacation rental also comes with its own charming atmosphere. If you're going back and forth trying to decide whether you'd like to be in a hotel or vacation rental, let us offer some guidance to get the ball rolling on the process! Keep reading to explore eight reasons as to why choosing a vacation rental over a hotel room will be a no brainer decision for your next vacation.

Girls Getaway to the Lakes Region, NH

This holiday season, give yourself the gift of a ladies-only weekend to the Lakes Region, NH. The best part about staying with Bayside Rentals is that we give you the option to choose from a variety of locations and rentals in the Lakes Region, NH, for groups large and small. You'll find everything from wineries, places to shop, and, of course, options for getting pampered. Keep reading to discover why planning your girls-only weekend to the Lakes Region will be the perfect New Hampshire destination. 

Romantic Getaways in New Hampshire 

Get cozy this fall with Bayside Rentals as you’ll be amidst the gorgeous mountains, have easy access to the lake, and be surrounded by many opportunities for hiking in NH. Planning romantic getaways in New Hampshire should be on your bucket list as there are many restaurants, wineries and things to do in the Lakes Region. The best part of a vacation to the country is privacy and the chance to grow your connections with your loved one.  

Lakes Region Self-Guided Winery Tour

Taste the local flavor of the Lakes Region on a self-guided winery tour while staying at Bayside Rentals. There are many breweries and wineries located near our vacation rentals in NH, so why not cast your cares aside and spend an afternoon out on the town! Whether you’re on a [...]

Fall in Love with New Hampshire

As summer comes to an end, we begin to prepare for the most beautiful season of the year at Bayside Rentals. Autumn in the Lakes Region is genuinely something to be admired as you notice the breathtaking fall foliage that surrounds you. Delight yourself to hiking in NH in late summer to watch as the leaves transition from deep greens to marigold, crimson, and scarlet red. There are many sightseeing opportunities for those on romantic getaways in New Hampshire, so we suggest planning a fall getaway before the holidays hit! Here are a few ways to get the best views of autumn during your stay. 

Best New Hampshire Shopping in the Lakes Region

Take part of the Lakes Region home with you when shopping in New Hampshire at the local outlet malls, galleries, antique stores, and gift shops near our Bayside Rentals. Whether you’re in search of one-of-a-kind hidden treasures, a keepsake to remember your vacation, or just want to indulge in tax-free shopping, New Hampshire shopping has it all! When you’re looking for things to do in NH on a rainy day, or need a break from the sun, here are a five of our favorite hidden gems to shop while in the Lakes Region.

Scenic Hiking near Lakes Region

No matter what season, you’ll enjoy the spectacular views hiking in NH near our Bayside Rentals. Delight yourself to a day out exploring the Lakes Region as there is an abundance of breathtaking landscapes, wildlife, and wildflowers. Many hikes range from beginner level to those looking for a bit more of a challenge. The trails are well marked and well-maintained, which is why hiking should be a top priority on your list of things to do in NH!

Best Springtime Activities in the Lakes Region

The flowers are in bloom, spring is in full swing, and at Bayside Rentals we’d like to give you a helping hand on what to do near your cabin rentals in NH. There are many hidden gems around your New Hampshire lake rentals, and we’ll draw your attention to some of our favorites! Whether you’re looking to spend a day on the water in our charming Lakes Region or want to stretch your legs on a ropes course, we’ve got you covered!

The Best Lake Homes in the Lakes Region

Spring has officially arrived here in New England, which has quickly turned our attention to the upcoming summer season. We’ve been dreaming about splashing inside massive Lake Winnipesaukee and kayaking through serene Lake Wicwas since the first speck of snow fell to the Earth many months ago. The aptly-named Bayside Rentals has the area’s largest collection of lakefront homes, ranging from ultra-luxurious to utterly charming. With hundreds of family-friendly New Hampshire lake rentals to choose from, selecting a lakefront home that perfectly suit’s your family’s size, style, and budget can be quite challenging. Luckily for you, we’ve hand-selected three of our favorite waterfront homes located on three different lakes!

A Romantic Winter Escape to the Lakes Region

The four-season wilderness wonderland that is New Hampshire’s Lakes Region has become a popular destination for couples searching for tranquility, seclusion, and beauty. Our serene slice of New England is a welcomed change of pace for couples from Boston, Worcester, Providence, Manchester, and far beyond. The Lakes Region is home to a seemingly endless natural wilderness, perfect for snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, and alpine skiing adventures. You’ll also discover one of the best fine dining scenes in New Hampshire – the Lakes Region is renowned for its superb farm-to-table cuisine and fresh-caught seafood. Bayside Rentals, based out of Meredith, has dozens of deluxe Lake Winnipesaukee house rentals on the water’s edge, minutes from the area’s best restaurants and most popular outdoor activities.

3 Underrated Winter Activities in New Hampshire

As we kiss the most recent polar vortex goodbye, we turn our attention back to the spectacular winter season here in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. While most families escape to our tranquil natural wilderness for skiing adventures on Gunstock Mountain, we always encourage our guests to think outside the box during the wintertime by trying some underrated winter activities. And the best way to warm up after a full day of Lakes Region exploration is by retreating to one of our cozy, modern Lake Winnipesaukee rentals. Bayside Rentals has over 100 lake homes, cottages, condos, and cabins rentals in NH, just minutes from these three midwinter activities.

The Best Dining in Lake Winnipesaukee

While looking for cottages for rent in NH, with the help of Bayside Rentals, you’ll want to discover the best places to dine in the Lakes Region. Luckily, we know just the right places! Stay in one of the many properties provided by Bayside Rentals after dining at one of the best restaurants in the Lakes Region.

Spend the Holidays in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire

Beautiful lakes and the towering White Mountains make the Lakes Region a beautiful place to be for the holidays. With New England charm, your Lakes Region rentals offer a great place to stay and celebrate the holidays in style. Bayside Rentals offers stunning Lake Winnipesaukee cabin rentals for a relaxing home-away-from-home stay during the holidays, leaving you with plenty of time to partake in all that the Lakes Region has to offer.