- The list below includes 89 free or cheap things to do in or near Laconia, New Hampshire, including 92 different types of inexpensive activities like Arcades, Mini Golf, History Museums and Beaches.
- From White Mountains National Forest to Ahern State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Laconia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wolfeboro, Concord, Meredith and Gilford.
Frye's Measure Mill has been operating through simple water power since the 1850s and continues to work by these means. Tours of the facility look into the historic water-powered workshop that still creates a variety of wares such as measures, pantry boxes, and piggins.
Offering dog-sledding trips pulled by a full team of Siberian Huskies, Braeburn Siberians specializes in group excursions for small or large groups. Sitting and standing passengers can trade places to give everyone a chance to drive the team.
Frost Place was the home of poet Robert Frost. Those visiting this site can see many first-edition Frost books, a half-mile nature trail where Frost wrote many of his books, and the property is often used for poetry conferences.
Two swimming pools, a modern fitness center, and a nursery school are among the many amenities that bring individuals to the Biddeford YMCA. The YMCA also offers a number of classes and programs for individuals of all ages.
Renamed and repaired in 1791, Fort Constitution was used during the war of 1812, and to train military units during the Civil War. The Fort Constitution Historic Site now provides a glimpse of that past through walking trails, the fort, and a lighthouse on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.
Franconia North is an area of New Hampshire including Franconia, Sugar Hill, Easton, Bethlehem, Bretton Woods, Littleton, Lincoln, and North Woodstock. The area offers visitors the chance to hike part of the Appalachian Trail, boat and fish on Lonesome Lake, snowmobile, raft, and ride on sleds pulled by ski dog…