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Alton, New Hampshire Travel Guide

Alton is a town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States. It's best known for its excellent location, close to the stunning Alton Bay State Forest and Mount Major State Forest. It also lies close to the epic Lake Winnipesaukee, which covers 69 square miles.

Things to Do in Alton, New Hampshire

If you want to learn about natural history, head to the Libby Museum, which is located in nearby Wolfeboro. The museum was founded by Dr. Henry Libby in 1912 and it was the first museum in the state dedicated solely to its natural history. You can also visit the nearby New Hampshire Farm Museum in Milton, which is presented as a historic farmhouse and you can find out more about agriculture in the area.

When it's time to relax in natural surroundings head to one of the area's stunning forests, such as Alton Bay State Forest or Mount Major State Forest, which are both home to hiking and biking trails, picnic spots and camping options.

If you're looking to cool off after a long day, go to the beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee, where you can go fishing, boating, kayaking or swimming.

Best Places to Stay in Alton, New Hampshire

Stay close to Lake Winnipesaukee in a rental with a stunning lake view!

Best Time to Visit Alton, New Hampshire

The best time to visit Alton, New Hampshire, is in the summer months of June, July, and August when you can enjoy the nearby forests and lakes.

Price and Availability in Alton

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Alton tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Monday. Vacation homes in Alton tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Alton is in July, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Alton is in the high season in July. Alton has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Alton

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alton. The hottest month in Alton is June, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is October, when temperatures drop to -6 ˚F. The wettest month in Alton is January with 5.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.46 inches of rain.

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