Mount Washington Cruises

211 Lakeside Ave.
Weirs Beach, NH 03246- Map It
Phone: (603) 366-5531

AAA Editor Notes

Mount Washington Cruises depart from Weirs Beach docks. The MS Mount Washington offers scenic excursions and dinner dance cruises on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire's largest lake. The 72-square-mile lake is dotted with islands and surrounded by mountains. The MV Sophie C., a popular U.S. mail boat, picks up passengers as it delivers mail to the islands. Passengers can mail postcards aboard this floating post office, which has its own cancellation stamp. Departing from Weirs Beach and Meredith, the MV Doris E. offers 1- and 2-hour scenic and sunset cruises on the lake. Guided tours are available.
MS Mount Washington cruise $30-$55; $15-$55 (ages 5-12); $75 (family, two adults and two children on daytime cruise). MV Sophie C. cruise $27; $13 (ages 5-12). MV Doris E. cruise $27; $13 (ages 5-12). Fares vary according to cruise type.
Hours: MS Mount Washington scenic cruises depart daily from Weirs Beach at 10 and 12:30, late June to mid-Oct.; daily at 10 (also Sat.-Sun. at 12:30), late May-late June. MS Mount Washington cruises also are offered from Wolfeboro, Meredith, Alton Bay and Center Harbor on alternating days; phone for schedule. MV Sophie C. departs Mon.-Sat. at 11 and 2, mid-June to early Sept. Phone for MV Doris E. cruise schedule.