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Did you know a camping trip to Westward Shores can improve your health? Turns out the fun attractions, cozy accommodations, and a beautiful lake aren’t the only reasons to plan a vacation here! Science has proven that getting outside and camping is a great way to improve your health. Keep reading to learn 5 reasons why a visit to Westward Shores is great for your mental & physical health!

DITCH YOUR USUAL SCHEDULE! 

Escape the stress of your everyday life! Spend your whole day relaxing by the water, or fill your day with fun activities we plan for you (so you don’t have to!) – whatever makes you feel relaxed! Keep an eye on our events and daily activities page here to see all the fun things you can do at Westward Shores.

IMPROVE YOUR MOOD WITH SOME VITAMIN D. 

Mental health is just as important as physical health! Spending time in the sun increases your serotonin levels, which in return can help lessen anxiety and depression. Suffering from insomnia? Serotonin is also known to contribute to a restful sleep at night. With all the added benefits of spending time in the sun, being outdoors will definitely boost your mood. Just don’t forget your sunscreen!

UP YOUR EXERCISE! 

Camping at Westward Shores provides lots of opportunities to get your body moving in the fresh air. Spend your day playing sports, kayaking, or monkeying around at the ninja playground. The more you move, the happier & healthier you’ll feel!

LOWER YOUR SCREEN TIME.

Did we mention our favorite health benefit? A technology detox! Camping is a great way to unplug from your phone for a few days. We have tons of outdoor attractions at Westward Shores, from Lake Ossipee, to lazer tag, to the jumping pillow, there is always something fun & technology-free to do here! 

MAKE NEW FRIENDS! 

Sharing stories around the campfire, doing a craft together, or playing a game are just a few of the excellent ways to make a new friend here at Westward Shores. Spending quality time with your friends, old and new, is sure to make you feel great!

We encourage you to spend as much time as you can in the beautiful outdoors while you’re here. Start planning your trip to Westward Shores today. Your mind, body, and spirit will thank you for it! We can’t wait to see you!

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If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about one of our nation’s parks, be sure to follow @nationalparkserivce !
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We're hiring! If you're looking for a fast-paced job that aims at helping families make lasting memories, we have the perfect position for you!⁠⁠
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We're hiring for Park Services staff, a Snack Bar Cook, and a Recreation/Activities Supervisor in addition to other positions. Click the link in our bio to learn more & apply!
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To book your stay, just tap the link in our bio!
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Our Meadowbrook Cottage can sleep up to 6 people and features a kitchen, private bedroom, and a close walk to the beach!

To check availability, click the link in our bio!
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From increased serotonin levels to fresh air and exercise, camping offers many health benefits!⁠

Check out our latest blog for 5 reasons why a visit to Westward Shores is great for both your mental and physical health!⁠

Link in bio.
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It's the first day of spring! Springtime means birds chirping, sun shining, outside fun...and the camping season is closer than we know it! 🌼⁠

If you're ready to book your stay, click the link in our bio!
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This season we’ll be hosting many activities for grown-ups, including paint nights, zumba classes, and even sign painting classes!

To learn more about these activities, click the link in our bio.
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We PAWS-itively love our furry guests! 🐶 We know that they are a member of your family, and we invite you to bring them along on your next family vacation to Westward Shores!

Ready to book? Simply add your number of pets under the guest count to find the best campsite or cottage for you and your bestie. Link in bio. Woof!⁠
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Wondering what music you might hear at camp this year? We’ve already got these dates on the calendar:

Ossipee Mountain Boys - 6/5
Ripcord - 6/19
Junco - 7/3
Ossipee Mountain Boys - 7/10
The Riley Parkhurst Project - 7/31
Ossipee Mountain Boys - 8/7
The Riley Parkhurst Project - 8/28
Junco - 9/4
Ripcord - 9/5
Stray Dog - 9/18

We’ll be adding even more live performances throughout the season! To stay up-to-date with our activity schedules, click the link in our bio!
...

Planning for an upcoming camping trip? Our latest blog offers 6 tips to help you prepare. 🙌⁠

Click the link in our bio to read now!
...

Today marks the beginning of #NationalParkWeek ! While we don’t have any national parks in our state, we’re still so fortunate to be surrounded by truly breathtaking nature. This picture is from the White Mountain National Forest.⁠

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about one of our nation’s parks, be sure to follow @nationalparkserivce !
...

We're hiring! If you're looking for a fast-paced job that aims at helping families make lasting memories, we have the perfect position for you!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We're hiring for Park Services staff, a Snack Bar Cook, and a Recreation/Activities Supervisor in addition to other positions. Click the link in our bio to learn more & apply!
...

It’s officially 30 days until we open for another incredible season! We hope you can join in on the fun. 🏖🏕

To book your stay, just tap the link in our bio!
...

Our Meadowbrook Cottage can sleep up to 6 people and features a kitchen, private bedroom, and a close walk to the beach!

To check availability, click the link in our bio!
...

Happy National Pet Day! Will you be taking your furry friend to camp this season? ...

It’s National Sibling Day! We’re looking forward to seeing many brothers and sisters having fun at camp this season! ...

From golf carts to water rentals, we have an add-on to make your stay more convenient and FUN!⁠

Check out our latest blog for 5 reasons you should consider one (or multiple) add-ons when you book.⁠

Link in bio.
...

Happy Easter from your friends at Westward Shores! ...

No fools, just facts.⁠

🏡 12 Ways to stay�⁠
💦 20 Awesome attractions included in your stay⁠
💰 8 Great deals to help you save on your vacation⁠
✨ 1 Unique Westward Shores⁠

Click the link in our bio to discover more.
...

Our March edition of LAKE LIFE NEWS is here! In this month's issue, mark the date for our annual Independence Day fireworks show, see the latest pool construction updates, and something new is cooking on the Snack Bar menu! To read more, click the link in our bio. ...

From increased serotonin levels to fresh air and exercise, camping offers many health benefits!⁠

Check out our latest blog for 5 reasons why a visit to Westward Shores is great for both your mental and physical health!⁠

Link in bio.
...

It's the first day of spring! Springtime means birds chirping, sun shining, outside fun...and the camping season is closer than we know it! 🌼⁠

If you're ready to book your stay, click the link in our bio!
...

This season we’ll be hosting many activities for grown-ups, including paint nights, zumba classes, and even sign painting classes!

To learn more about these activities, click the link in our bio.
...

We PAWS-itively love our furry guests! 🐶 We know that they are a member of your family, and we invite you to bring them along on your next family vacation to Westward Shores!

Ready to book? Simply add your number of pets under the guest count to find the best campsite or cottage for you and your bestie. Link in bio. Woof!⁠
...

Wondering what music you might hear at camp this year? We’ve already got these dates on the calendar:

Ossipee Mountain Boys - 6/5
Ripcord - 6/19
Junco - 7/3
Ossipee Mountain Boys - 7/10
The Riley Parkhurst Project - 7/31
Ossipee Mountain Boys - 8/7
The Riley Parkhurst Project - 8/28
Junco - 9/4
Ripcord - 9/5
Stray Dog - 9/18

We’ll be adding even more live performances throughout the season! To stay up-to-date with our activity schedules, click the link in our bio!
...