New Hampshire is the place to be, come sun or snow. With plenty of winter activities in Wolfeboro, you’ll find that the area offers just as much to do during the winter as the summer!
You can fish or sail on frozen Lake Winnipesaukee, cross-country ski on the trails around town, and ski down the slopes of Abenaki Ski Area, the nation’s oldest community-run ski area.
But what can you do if you’re not a fan of cold-weather activities? Never fear, Wolfeboro still has plenty to offer.
Warm Winter Fun in Wolfeboro
Looking for indoor winter activities? Check out these 10 great things to do in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire:
1. Abenaki Ski Area. Don’t discount this outdoor resort just because of weather. The lodge offers plenty of amenities, and there are always plenty of things to do. In winter, the area hosts annual activities, such as the winter carnival, a ski movie, pancake breakfast, bonfire, skating at the Pop Whalen Arena, Snowsnake Torchlight Parade, and fireworks.
And you can also watch what’s happening from the lodge. Warm yourself by the fire and enjoy the view — no need to expose yourself to the cold.
2. Wolfeboro Friends of Music Concert Series. Throughout the year, the Wolfeboro Friends of Music present concerts in Anderson Hall at Brewster Academy. The group brings in diverse genres, ranging from Celtic to jazz to classical to opera.
3. Wolfeboro Area Creative Arts Center. Hosted by Brewster Academy, the Wolfeboro Area Creative Arts Center puts on yearly productions. These productions provide excellent opportunities for intergenerational get-togethers.
4. Wolfeboro Public Library. The library is always a cozy haven on a cold winter day. Come in to check out a great book or stay for a special event, like the monthly “Have Lunch, Will Travel” event. Every fourth Tuesday, the library hosts a new 30-minute travel film at noon. You can bring a bag lunch and enjoy dessert and a beverage from the library.
5. Klickety Klack Railroad. The Klickety Klack Railroad is an award-winning model railroad museum and hobby shop on Elm Street. You don’t have to buy something to have fun. Some trains operate automatically or will run by the push of a button!
6. Lupine Home & Gift. Formerly known Straw Cellar Fudge, Lupine Home & Gift has been a Wolfeboro tradition for decades. In addition to fudge, the shop features unique gifts from Wolfeboro and New Hampshire.
7. Wolfeboro Inn. This is one of transportation driver Al Stevens’ favorite stops. It offers some of the best fare around with scenic wooded views. Don’t forget this year’s outdoor Fire & Ice Festival February 23 and 24, which features a carved ice bar, fire dancing and music.
8. Downtown Grill Café. This lovely cafe has an outdoor deck with a great view of Wolfeboro Bay and Cate Park.
9. Seven Suns Coffee & Tea. This tea and coffee shop is place for coffee and tea lovers to unite. Enjoy them both along with crepes, breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, and more.
10. Emma Taylor Lifestyle Clothing. This women’s apparel shop sells clothing that is comfortable, yet fashionable.
Wolfeboro has numerous art, clothing, and food shops, as well as unique restaurants and recreational areas. No matter where you go, you’re sure to find some place to warm your heart and body.
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