Spend 2.5 hours on a small, private motor boat on the most beautiful lake in New England guided by a skipper licensed since she was 15 with 20 years of experience boating on Squam.  Squam Lake, known for its starring role in the acclaimed 1981 film ON GOLDEN POND, is chock full of film scene settings, natural vistas, wildlife, beautiful swimming coves and secrets.  On this tour you will be driven to all of the major sites, and you will have the opportunity to swim in one of the most beautiful coves on the lake. Depending on the time of day you choose, coffee, cold drinks and/or snacks will be offered—all you need is your camera, your bathing suit and sunscreen.  Children under 12 will be required to wear a life vest provided by Local Expeditions.  MAXIMUM 6 people plus your guide.


Children under 12 ride for half price.  This is a departure from Local Expedition’s standard children’s policy due to space limitations on the boat.  For other expeditions you can see our children’s policy here:



OGP Loon


Meet in front of the Squam Lakes Marketplace in Holderness, NH.  (physical address is 863 US-3, Holderness NH).  Public parking on street.  The Squam Lakes Marketplace has lovely food and drink along with great gift items.


On Golden Pond
Holderness, NH
Nancy B.
FROM Brooklyn, NY

OGP2 A private “On Golden Pond” boat tour given by a local with 5% of proceeds benefitting the the Squam Lakes Association.  



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about Nancy B.

Nancy B.

Founder, Local Expeditions
Brooklyn, NY

Nancy Blaine has been a resident of New York City since 1983. In that time she has lived in Harlem, The East Village, the West Village, Soho and Park Slope. In that time she has worked in mid-town, Union Square, Madison Square Park, and near the Empire State Building. She is a daily bicycle commuter who has seen almost all of the sights that Manhattan and Brooklyn have to offer. In her long term career in higher ed publishing she has acquired texts in various disciplines including, History, Criminal Justice, English, Anthropology and Engineering. This has made her a life-long learner and traveler which, in turn, provided the true inspiration for Local Expeditions. Nancy has also been lucky enough to have a home in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire since 1995. Ask her about custom hiking and boat tours.