Where to stay
281 Daniel Webster Highway
A four-floor, 57-room Adirondack-style lodge, all with great lake views and fireplaces, free Wi-Fi. Rates from $239.
The Tuckernuck Inn
25 Red Gate Lane
A few minutes’ walk from the lake, the B&B is also close to the Mill Falls Marketplace and the area’s restaurants and stores. Rates from $139.
Where to eat
Kara’s Cafe and Cakery
48 Main St.
Hot spot for breakfast and lunch, with outdoor porch dining in good weather and couches and chairs by a fireplace inside, with free Internet. Breakfast items from $2.50, lunch from $5.95.
233 Daniel Webster Highway
Longtime family-run eatery, popular with locals and tourists, serving turkey in every conceivable way — including tempura — and specials like the Friday night buffet, adults $16, children $8.
What to do
1 Laker Lane
A planned lineup of summer children’s shows that include “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” “The Velveteen Rabbit,” and “Really Rose.” Tickets $8-$30.
Shep Brown’s Boat Basin
31 Lovejoy Sands Road
Rent a 2012 Boston Whaler for $225 a day, or for a bigger group, a 12-person pontoon boat for $395.