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Seeing the Sights on a Shoestring: Boats and Ducks

Monday, September 02, 2013

New Hampshire's biggest beauty (after Mt. Washington) is Lake Winnipesaukee. Yesterday, we drove around the lake, starting with Wolfeboro and Tuftonboro to enjoy a day of people watching and lunch. Big boats. quaint little stores, lunch on the water, and ducks.
We parked just our of the downtown area, and walked on their bike path into Wolfeboro. Yes, we did have to share the trail, but didn't mind it at all!

There are also picnic tables right on the water. We stopped and ate our lunch there.

We walked around the city, enjoying the sights and sounds of a city in transition. Many boats will be taken out of the lake at the end of the weekend. Everyone wants to enjoy their last weekend on the water.


What a scene of controlled chaos!

We watched most of it from the Dockside Restaurant. The food is great, and the ducks were very entertaining!

There were people feeding the ducks, kids chasing the ducks, and the ducks seemed quite happy to be the center of attention!

We drove down to Tuftonboro to a relatively quiet beach. This is the best kid beach that I've ever been to! We walked out 50 feet, and the water was only 4-5 feet deep. The base under the water wa all beach sand. I recommend this beach right on RT 109.

On our way out of town, we found some beautiful old cars and trucks on Rt. 109 in Melvin Village. I think that this truck came from the Kemp Park Car Auction from here in Hillsborough 4-5 years ago. What a beauty!



All in all, it was a great day! We also found lots of great yard sales. Life is good! Get out there, and go looking for the beauty!
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DEBBYFROMMT 9/2/2013 1:46PM

    Wonderful! One of these days we'll get out there!

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NASFKAB 9/2/2013 1:42PM

  lovely pictures

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39SOON 9/2/2013 1:03PM

    I enjoyed your pictures! :)

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68ANNE 9/2/2013 12:42PM

    You can find a wonderful day anywhere, amazing

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OKBACK2ME 9/2/2013 11:40AM

    I love days like that! Who says you have to spend a lot of money to have fun with the kids!

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KATTREE 9/2/2013 11:22AM

    emoticon blog! I really enjoyed the pictures, that Lake and the ducks were awesome and the little biker was so cute. emoticon for Sharing I really enjoyed it

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NUTRON3 9/2/2013 10:06AM

    It looks awesome

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MARITIMER3 9/2/2013 9:32AM

    Darn... just lost what I had written to you! Sounds like a lovely day, and thanks for the pictures, especially the old Texaco truck.
Gail

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IOEINC 9/2/2013 8:56AM

    Love the pictures. Always nice to take a day like that. Sounds like you had a wonderful time!

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STARTINGINLIMBO 9/2/2013 8:30AM

    Sounds like it WAS a great day! Thanks for sharing the sights too!

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RIDLEYRIDER 9/2/2013 8:09AM

  I love that part of the state! ( from a neighbor in VT) emoticon

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DARJR50 9/2/2013 7:50AM

  Great pictures. Sounds like a fun outing.

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NELLJONES 9/2/2013 7:48AM

    The little guy is learning to have simple fun!

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TAICHIDANCER 9/2/2013 7:47AM

    Very nice.

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DS9KIE 9/2/2013 7:31AM

    emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 9/2/2013 7:25AM

    Awwwww, that little biker didn't take up much of the trail! What a cutie! And doing it the right way with a helmet too. Woot! HUGS

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SANDRALEET 9/2/2013 7:19AM

    Love that biker Have fun

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