Strafford/Lake Winnipesaukee South KOA is nestled between the New Hampshire Lakes Region and the Seacoast, so there's plenty to do in the local area. The campground is also just a short drive from the White Mountains.
Nearby you can find exceptional hiking, golf, ocean beaches, waterparks, speedways, shopping, antiques, museums, fairs and festivals, boating, dining, and the annual Laconia Bike Week.
Blue Job Mountain has arguably one of the best views in Southern New Hampshire. With views of Mt. Washington to the north, Mt. Monadock to the west and the Alantic ocean to the east. There are two trails to hike at Blue Job Mountain and the short trip up to the top of the fire tower offers amazing views.
Parker Mountain is a good beginner hike in Strafford, New Hampshire. The top can be reached quickly by the Spencer Smith Trail from NH 126. The View from the top is somewhat limited, but some nice foliage can be seen during the fall.
Rochester Country Club is a public 18 hole par 72 golf course located on a 150-acre site nestled along the Cocheco River, with beautiful views of the pastoral countryside. Once a private country club, now a semi-private club open to the public.
Fly high above New Hampshire on zip lines or scale a ropes course at this outdoor adventure park. Kids can even climb a course just for them. Monkey Trunks has three locations throughout the region so you can choose the one that works best for you.
Nippo Lake Golf Club in Barrington, New Hampshire offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Nippo Lake Golf Club difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round.