5 Great Ideas For That Perfect Vacation Day in Sunapee, NH!

Vacation in Sunapee

If you’re planning your summer vacation with us, or even just considering it, get ready for an unforgettable experience, because the Sunapee region truly comes alive with beauty during this season. Nestled against the serene backdrop of Sunapee, The Lodge isn’t just a place to stay – it’s your portal to a day brimming with adventure, tranquility, and culinary delights. Here, in this picturesque corner of New England, we’ve curated a list of fantastic activities to help you craft the perfect day.

Morning:
1. Stroll Along the Harbor:
Start your day with a leisurely walk along the tranquil harbor, soaking in the serene beauty of Lake Sunapee. Take in the fresh morning air as you amble along the waterfront, and make a pit stop at Stacy’s Smoothie & Coffee bar for a cup of locally brewed coffee to kickstart your day.

Midday:
2. Sky Ride at Mount Sunapee Resort:
Head to Mount Sunapee Resort for an adventure amidst the lush greenery. Hop aboard the Sky Ride, a scenic chairlift that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and the sparkling lake below.. Looking for the perfect family hike? Take your whole family on the Sky Ride and enjoy a one-mile hike each way on the Lake Solitude Trail over to the beautiful Lake Solitude. A hidden gem, Lake Solitude is a top scenic attraction to see on your visit to Mount Sunapee.

3. Adventure Park Excitement:
After your Sky Ride experience, unleash your inner thrill-seeker at Mount Sunapee’s Adventure Park. Zip through the treetops on a thrilling zipline adventure, conquer the ropes course challenges, or test your agility on the climbing wall. With activities for adventurers of all ages and skill levels, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Afternoon:
4. Sanctuary Dairy Farm:
No vacation is complete without ice cream! Indulge in a wholesome farm experience at Sanctuary Dairy Farm, where you can get up close and personal with adorable farm animals. Pet the friendly goats, feed the curious chickens, and perhaps even try your hand at milking a cow. Afterward, treat yourself to a scoop or two of their freshly made ice cream, crafted from the farm’s own dairy products.

Evening:
5. Sunset Dinner Cruise with Sunapee Cruises:
As the day winds down, embark on a magical sunset dinner cruise with Sunapee Cruises. Step aboard a charming vessel and set sail across the shimmering waters of Lake Sunapee as the sun dips below the horizon, and as you dine on a delicious buffet dinner, you will learn about the sites and history of the lake.

Night:
6. S’mores by the Firepit:
After a day filled with adventure and exploration, unwind with a cozy evening at your Sunapee Stays lodge. Gather around the crackling firepit with friends and family, and toast marshmallows to perfection for a classic s’mores experience. Share stories of the day’s adventures and bask in the warmth of the fire as you reflect on the beauty of Sunapee.

From the tranquil waters of the harbor to the majestic peaks of Mount Sunapee, the Sunapee region beckons with a myriad of experiences to delight visitors of all ages. Whether you’re drawn to the serenity of nature or the thrill of outdoor adventures, Sunapee offers the perfect summer escape for every traveler. We look forward to seeing you at The Lodge this summer OR at one of our three other vacation homes in  Sunapee!

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