Fodor's Expert Review Ellacoya State Beach
Families enjoy this secluded 600-foot sandy beach and park on the southwestern shore of Lake Winnipesaukee. Ellacoya, with views of the Sandwich and Ossipee mountains, is never crowded, and its shallow beach is safe for small children. It has sheltered picnic tables and a small campground. Amenities: parking (no fee); toilets. Best for: solitude; swimming.