Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Alton

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Alton. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Alton a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Alton

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

  • 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)

Transportation to and around Alton

The nearest airport is in Laconia, NH (LCI-Laconia Municipal), located 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay near Alton?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 438 house rentals near Alton. From 251 Houses to 124 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alton:

  • Blueberry Estates: 19 vacation rentals
  • Sanbornville: 29 vacation rentals
  • Center Ossipee: 73 vacation rentals
  • Meredith: 45 vacation rentals
  • West Ossipee: 18 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Alton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 251 Houses in Alton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alton include:

  • Cabins: 124 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 124 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 124 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 47 vacation homes with pool available in Alton.