Weirs Beach, N.H. – The days are getting shorter, but Lake Winnipesaukee has its own special charm in the fall. Celebrate New Hampshire’s colorful fall foliage season aboard the M/S Mount Washington. Cruising Lake Winnipesaukee offers the opportunity to enjoy some of New England’s best leaf peeping from the comfort and perspective of the M/S Mount Washington. The iconic boat is celebrating her own milestone in 2022, 150 years cruising on the big lake.
The lake is one of the last areas in the state for foliage to appear, and nature has saved the best for last. The mountain ranges surrounding the lake start earlier, meaning there’s plenty of leaf peeping to be had from late September through late October.
Daily cruises are offered from Weirs Beach at 10 AM and 12:30 PM. From Wolfeboro, the ship departs at 11:15 AM Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, the Mount Washington offers a departure from Alton Bay at 11:15 AM. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays dinner cruises are available from Weirs Beach, early enough to view the variety of fall’s colors and see the sun set on Lake Winnipesaukee..
The M/S Mount Washington is a 230-foot ship with 4 levels, 3 dance floors, and several outside areas for enjoying the cruise during the daytime or evening.
The family-owned Mount operates May through October, offering daytime scenic, evening dinner & dance, and special themed cruises. Washington. The first was the S.S Mount Washington, a 178-foot wooden side-wheeler built and launched in 1872 by the Boston & Maine Railroad.
The current ship was launched in 1940, and has become a symbol for the state she served..
To learn more about Mount Washington Cruises, purchase tickets or gift certificates please call toll-free 1-888-843-6686, local 603-366-5531, or visit their website for cruise schedule information at http://www.cruisenh.com/