If you're from New England, you already know Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, is a popular destination for both residents and tourists.
Now the town has been named by Coastal Living as one of 10 "Happiest Seaside Towns in America."
The town, with a population of just over 17,000, has a 13-mile coastline and has numerous activities along the boardwalk including arcades, shopping, water sports, and golfing. It came in at number 8 on the list of 10.
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Other "happy" seaside towns that made the Coastal Living list are Cape Charles, Virginia, and Ocean City, New Jersey.