This could either be the sweetest and most romantic date idea ever, a special and fun activity to do with your friends and family, or a therapeutic way to enjoy the warm weather with some food, a blanket, a good book, and your own company. Whatever the reason, you can't go wrong with a good old-fashioned picnic.

Imagine gazing out at peaceful views of the water, a park, garden, or other nature scene as you and your companion(s) sit on a blanket and enjoy some delicious bites of your choosing. That could be sandwiches, fruits or vegetables, fancier hors d'oeuvres, or whatever suits your fancy. You might also want to bring some flowers for the aesthetic, or perhaps a frisbee or ball to toss around. And of course, you'll want to remember sunblock.

Honestly, picnics are such an underrated summer activity. So, this is your sign to pack up the picnic basket, grab your partner, gal pals, or whomever, and enjoy a memorable summer day.

But where do people go when they want to have a picnic? We took to Facebook to ask you, and you brought our attention to many picnic locations scattered throughout the state. Some are in parks, others alongside lakes, waterfalls, and other bodies of water. So, without further ado, here are 12 of the best places to enjoy a relaxing summer picnic in New Hampshire.

Best Places to Enjoy a Summer Picnic in New Hampshire

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