The gateway to the Lakes Region
Taylor’s Laconia campus is located in the hub of the Lakes Region, surrounded by the natural beauty of New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. Laconia has much to offer in the way of attractions, activities and services close at hand. Concord Hospital Laconia, healthcare and other professional services are located conveniently nearby. The gateway to the Lakes Region, Laconia provides easy access to many options for shopping, dining, nature areas, historic sites, cultural events, golfing, boating, skiing and other entertainment options.
The Heart of the Lakes Region
While the city of Laconia has always been a vibrant and beautiful part of the Lakes Region, over the last decade the city further come to life with new restaurants, music venues, and boutiques. Now, being coined “The Nashville of the North,” Laconia is home entertainment, festivals, parades, and numerous events year-round that draw in tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re looking for a day on the lake or a night out at the theatre, you’ll find that there are endless options in this beautiful lakefront city.
Music Venues in Laconia
The Lakeport Opera House
One of the newly renovated venues that has recently been opened is the Lakeport Opera House, located less than a mile from the Taylor Laconia campus.
The Opera House is slated for numerous high quality performances and events have already begun as of this June! For a full listing of upcoming events happening at the Opera House visit their website linked here. And The Opera House is primely located just a walk away from the beautiful Opechee Inn and Spa, which features the fine-dining establishment The O for a spectacular night of dining on Lake Opechee. Also, to learn about the history the Opera House and the restoration process, check out this article.
The Colonial Theatre
The Colonial Theatre, located in downtown Laconia has also just undergone an extensive renovation and has now been restored to its former prestige. The theatre is opening this July for performances, and tickets are currently on sale for all upcoming events. To see a full listing of upcoming events at The Colonial Theatre visit their website. And, along with the Colonial Theatre opening downtown, with it are many new restaurants, boutiques and coffee shops all within walking distance of the theatre on the downtown stretch.
To learn more about the revitalization of downtown Laconia, please feel free to check out The Laconia Daily Sun article linked here.
Popular Happenings in Laconia
Throughout the year, Laconia offers numerous opportunities and activities for individuals to enjoy. In the colder months, the Lakes Region is a winter wonderland that allows for days on the ski slopes or cross-country trails, days on the lake for ice fishing, or myriad shows at local venues. In the warmer months, the mountains are popular amongst hikers and the numerous beaches provide gorgeous spots to enjoy a picnic and take in the sun. Plus, there are always opportunities to get out on the lake, including the popular M/S Mount Washington, which cruises on the regions largest body of water, Lake Winnipesaukee.
There’s so much to love about Laconia and when it comes to finding the perfect place to spend your retirement, it’s important to love where you live.