Lake Winnipesaukee. Wolfeboro, NH.
This spring-fed lake has served as the center of New England family holidays for decades. Surrounded by three mountain ranges, the wooded shoreline and numerous islands make for great picnicking, sunning and simply relaxing on or near the water. Visit local museums, enjoy community theatre or stroll along the beach with an ice cream cone. 1-800-516-5324; www.wolfeboroonline.com.