The live village of Alton, situated at the
gateway of Lake Winnipesaukee and the foothills of the
White Mountains, is one of the most picturesque villages
in all the Lakes Region.
One mile north of Alton is Alton Bay, part
of that same village. It is one of the most widely known
summer vacation spots in New England. Here, one finds
modern hotels and tourist homes, finely and well equipped
with all modern conveniences. Here also will be found
speed-boats, sea-planes, dancing, fishing, fine swimming
and the call each day in the summer months of the new
Motorship Mt. Washington II.
Some of the finest boys' and girls' camps
are found in Alton. There are three churches for worship
at Alton Village. Public grade and high schools are rated
high by the state.