Explore Squam


Squam Lake Inn Kitchen + Bar
Our favorite restaurant in town! Serving local and seasonally driven dishes for lunch and dinner. The groom loves the famous ice cream sandwiches and the bride loves their dirty martini with extra blue cheese olives!

28 Shepard Hill Road | Holderness, NH

Squam Lake Marketplace
Convenience store offering grocery items, a full coffee bar and to go breakfast and lunch items! The best place for your morning espresso and breakfast sandwich. You can not miss the apple cider donuts, made fresh every morning from Moultonborough Farms.

863 US-3 | Holderness, NH

Walter Basin Restaurant & Basshole Lounge
Lakeside dining and the local watering hole!

859 US Rte 3 | Holderness, NH

The Common Man
Local pub serving American fare. Great place for a cozy lunch or to catch a game.

60 Main Street | Ashland, NH


Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Featuring live animal exhibits, education programs, an informal public garden, and lake cruises, the Science Center is a great way to see and learn about the lake.

23 Science Center Road | Holderness, NH

Sandwich Home Industries
Shop for fine hand-made contemporary and traditional crafts at this cute spot in Sandwich Village. Grab a coffee at the Village Green Café, lunch at The Corner House Inn or visit the nearby Carega Gallery while you are there.

 32 Main Street | Center Sandwich, NH

Castle In The Clouds
Visit Tom and Olive Plant’s mountaintop home, built in 1913-1914, to see an unusual example of Arts and Crafts architecture in New England.

455 Old Mountain Road | Moultonborough, NH

 Tamworth Distilling & Mercantile
Built on the site of a historic local inn, this is a very cool distillery where you can pick-up a farm-to-bottle gin, vodka or whiskey. Grab a bite at its nearby sister property, The Tamworth Lyceum, while you are there.

15 Cleveland Hill Road | Tamworth, NH


Rattlesnake Mountain
A fantastic view of the lake for little effort! Follow the old bridle path up for 1 mile to rocky outcrops overlooking Squam Lake and its many islands.

Route 113 | Holderness, NH
Parking lot on the right, just past Pinehurst Road.

Squam Lakes Association
Rent a kayak, sailboat, canoe or paddleboard and explore the lake! The best way to experience Squam’s many islands, coves, reefs and miles of protected mountain views.

534 US-3 | Holderness, NH

Squam Boat Livery
Rent a boat for a day out on the lake. They have a number of vessels available and depending on the engine, you might not need a boating license.

 853 US-3 | Holderness, NH 

Private Lake Tour
We would be happy to help you arrange a private boat tour of the lake on Friday or Saturday. If you are interested please contact Nancy Harris at ElizabethAndMatthew2017@gmail.com.

Cascade Spa
Take a time out from exploring to enjoy a massage at the Mill Falls Spa.

312 Daniel Webster Highway | Meredith, NH