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Gilford Travel Guide

Gilford is a small, picturesque country town on the banks of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire. Close to the city of Laconia, Gilford offers plenty of exciting opportunities to get back to nature, hike and enjoy activities along the lake.

Things to Do in Gilford

Hiking is one of the best pastimes to enjoy in Gilford. Numerous trails run through this region but among the most scenic is the ascent to the peak of Belknap Mountain -- a spot which offers incredible views over the village, the lake, and the other nearby mountains. From Gunstock Mountain, an array of outdoor activities can be enjoyed; virtually everything from ziplining through the woodland to enjoying yoga and meditation.

Best Time to Visit Gilford

The spring and summer months of April through to August are the best time to visit Gilford, New Hampshire due to their warmer climates.

Price and Availability in Gilford

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

The Weather in Gilford

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Gilford. The warmest months in Gilford are June and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Gilford is November with 6.95 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 0.89 inches of rain.

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