Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Alton

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Alton. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Alton

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Alton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gunstock Mountain Resort (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Ellacoya State Park (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Bolduc Park (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Funspot Family Fun Center (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Highland Mountain Bike Park (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Alton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alton. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Major (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • McKinney Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Brewster Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Carry Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Cate Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Albee Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Alton

The nearest airport is in Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Concord, NH (CON-Concord Municipal), which is 22.7 mi (36.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Alton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 368 holiday rentals around Alton. From 207 Houses to 102 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Alton is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Alton:

  • Alton Bay: 100 holiday homes
  • West Alton: 15 holiday homes
  • The Bays: 34 holiday homes
  • Meredith: 1,139 holiday homes
  • Sanbornville: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alton?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Alton. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Major: 1,043 holiday rentals
  • Winnipesaukee Playhouse (Winni P): 1,134 holiday rentals
  • Bear Brook State Park: 90 holiday rentals
  • Ahern State Park: 1,104 holiday rentals
  • Stone Gate Vineyard: 1,096 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alton listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alton?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 207 Houses in Alton. Our other popular types of Alton holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 102 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 102 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 102 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 48 holiday homes with pool available in Alton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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