New Hampshire has the second finest small lake city in America, in line with Journey + Leisure

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The nation’s finest small lake city is in Minnesota.

Lake Wentworth in Wolfeboro, N.H.
Rainbows over Lake Wentworth in Wolfeboro, N.H. RK Bentley / flickr

A New Hampshire vacation spot was simply named runner-up to the most effective small lake city in America by Journey + Leisure.

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Wolfeboro, N.H., was edged out by winner Grand Marais, Minnesota.

Journey + Leisure‘s listing of America’s Finest Small Cities, revealed on Tuesday, named the most effective small cities within the following seven classes: seashore, lake, meals and tradition, spa and wellness, mountain, desert, and wine, beer, and spirits.

We’re certain Grand Marais is gorgeous. However, after all, we will’t assist however suppose New England was underrepresented on the listing of finest small cities. In spite of everything, earlier this 12 months, Bar Harbor, Maine, was named the most effective small city in America by U.S. Information & World Report and Marblehead and Provincetown have been named among the many finest coastal small cities in America by USA As we speak.

However we digress.

Bravo to Wolfeboro. Right here’s what the publication needed to say concerning the New Hampshire getaway: “The tiny city of Wolfeboro, N.H. — dubbed ‘the oldest summer time resort within the U.S.’ — sits between Lake Winnipesaukee and Lake Wentworth and has been a go-to getaway spot since New Hampshire was nonetheless an English colony.”

Journey + Leisure lauded its “wood-clad Chris Craft speedboats bobbing by the docks in summer time, colourful ice-fishing huts dotting the lake in winter, timber lit up gold and pink towards the quaint New England village surroundings come autumn.”

To find out the winners, Journey + Leisure polled its colleagues and journey advisors after which “selected the locations we belive our readers will get pleasure from essentially the most proper now.”

The profitable cities have a full-time inhabitants under 25,000 residents, and supply quite a lot of actions and stays in addition to a well timed cause to go to (suppose: new lodge, restaurant, pageant, and so on.)

Take a look at Journey + Leisure‘s listing of America’s Finest Small Cities.

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