Rev your engine if you’ve ever done Laconia Motorcycle Week! Yeah, that’s what I’m talkin’ about!! Laconia, home of the world’s oldest motorcycle rally that just so happened to take place all but a few days ago, is more than just a sleepy New England town. Rally week or not, It’s filled with historic lakefront houses, out-of-this-world views, and roads that are begging to be traveled.

A well-known producer of various textiles, as well as the home of the Laconia Car Company, which once manufactured rail and subway cars, there’s much more than meets the eye here. Whether you’ve cruised through this stunning area before or you’re looking for a ride like no other, it’s time to open up your Thirsty Biker app, meets some pals, and take in what this area has to offer. In episode nine of the Thirsty Biker Chronicles, we’re riding through the lakefront city of Laconia, New Hampshire on an epic journey to some of the most popular must-see spots that locals and visitors just can’t get enough of…

Must-See Sights

Broken Spoke Saloon

When you’re riding through Laconia, one of the top spots to pay a visit to is the Almost There Restaurant. With a family-friendly atmosphere and beyond tasty food, Almost There has something for everyone who steps through their doors. Warm and inviting, you’ll catch small-town charm and down-home vibes from this popular spot. For those wanting some of the best burgers and brews in town, you’ve got to head over to Harley Jacks Burgers and Brews. Plenty of events daily, as well as in-house corn hole and dart leagues, make taking a trip to Harley Jacks a can’t-miss experience. If you want to indulge in some killer food and even better entertainment, Harley Jacks is the place to be. And when you want to catch up with your fellow riders, in addition to keeping up with them on the Thirsty Biker app, Hawg’s Pen Cafe is where the action is pretty much every day. Five-star food and a sense of biker camaraderie await you here, so if you’re in the mood for the ultimate biker-friendly destination, Hawg’s Pen is a top choice.

Craving even more entertainment? Karaoke and live music are waiting for you inside the Boonedoxz Pub. Live bands, open mic nights and more make having the time of your ride easy when you’re at Boonedoxz. And finally, if you’re looking to take in a little bit of everything, the Broken Spoke Saloon & Museum is a must-see spot. Tons of local memorabilia, plus delicious food and cold beverages make any ride better, especially when you’re looking to cool off and get out of the summer heat.

The Ride

ride map

Start out at Almost There Restaurant to get fueled up for a day of riding, then head over to Harley Jacks for some fun events. Catch up with fellow riders at Hawg’s Pen, then ride over to the Boonedoxz Pub for some live music and cold drinks. End your trip at the Broken Spoke to catch a glimpse of Laconia history, while you get energized for the journey home.

Your Laconia Adventure Awaits

Laconia is a biker’s dream ride, especially if you’re looking to catch some New England charm along the way. From the reds and oranges of the leaves in fall to the long, hot days of summer, any ride is an epic one when you’re traveling through this little slice of heaven. So, fire up those Thirsty Biker apps, and let’s get started on your next journey.

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