New Hampshire’s Connecticut Lakes Region
High in the mountains of New Hampshire you’ll find the Connecticut Lakes and headwaters of the Connecticut River. Starting as just a trickle, the Connecticut River flows through a chain of lakes, the Connecticut Lakes, as it makes its way from the US / Canadian border in New Hampshire to Long Island Sound. Its journey of 400 miles begins at the height of land, becomes the diving border between Vermont and New Hampshire, then flows through the industrial rivers valley of Massachusetts and into Connecticut before finding the sea.
The Connecticut Lakes Region has been a vacation destination for years. Catering to fishing and hunting enthusiasts for more than a century, the region is a beloved destination of outdoors lovers from all over the East Coast and beyond. While you will not find shopping malls here, you will find world-class fly fishing, wildlife viewing opportunities in “Moose Alley“, pristine mountain lakes for swimming, boating and paddling, miles of ATV & Quad trails, scenic vistas in every direction and more than 200 miles of groomed snowmobiles trails that connect to Canada, Maine, Vermont and points south. The Connecticut Lakes Region offers exceptional hospitality. Lodging accommodations range from cozy, lakeside cabins, to country inns, small motels to private vacation homes. Spend a weekend or a week or two discovering all the Connecticut Lakes Region of New Hampshire has to offer. Day trip into Quebec or take a woods road to remote waterfall or shop quaint antique shops or paddle a moose meadow within a rare, virgin forest; if you love the outdoors there is much to do and see. Spend a day outdoors and then treat yourself to a delicious meal at one of the areas numerous restaurants, cafes and pubs. From elegant gourmet to roadside diner, the choices are plentiful and the food delightful.