Because it's sandwiched between Winnisquam Lake and Lake Winnipesaukee, Laconia is known as the "city on the lakes." The area's natural splendor attracts visitors year round, who come to the town for its beaches, national forest, and great food. The Laconia dining scene offers locals and visitors alike a varied selection of food, from Mexican burritos to classic American fare. There are a number of upscale restaurants perfect for a night out on the town, like stylish steakhouses and cheerful Italian trattorias. Spanish Tapas restaurants are a popular choice, and traditional diners are a fast and easy way to get a tasty meal. Laconia also has Southern BBQ, great for travelers in need of a hearty meal after a day of adventuring.