Quechee Recreation Area is a large park spread out over a vast area. It is unique in that 611 acres of the park are not owned by the state, but leased from the U.S. Army…
Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park
Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation.
Pillsbury State Park
One of the more primitive gems in New Hampshire, this state park is filled with wildlife, from moose to loons, historic attractions as well as hiking trails and kayaking.
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Open meadows, mature forests, and marsh boardwalks connect interactive natural exhibits where native animals reside: black bears, mountain lions, raptors, river otters, bobcats, and more. Spend a day - walk the trails, take a Science…
Franklin Falls Dam
A beautiful area in New Hampshire stretching along the Pemigewasset River, with fun activities like canoeing, fishing and snowmobiling.
Daniel Webster Birthplace
The Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site is associated with the birth and early childhood years of Daniel Webster, one of our country's most respected orators and statesmen. While the site affords a view of…
Little River State Park
Little River State Park, which is part of Mt. Mansfield State Forest, primarily consists of a campground with 81 tent/trailer sites and 20 leantos. This is central Vermont's largest and most popular campground.
Green Mountain Audubon Center
Year-round education programs reach thousands of Vermonters of all ages through school, camp, family, and adult programs and workshops, including 4,500 school-aged children.
Elmore State Park
Elmore State Park has more than 700 acres, the area includes a large sandy beach, historic CCC bathhouse with a concession stand, restrooms and a rental pavilion, a picnic shelter, numberous tables and grills, and…
Mount Philo State Park
The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. A narrow, steep road (not recommended for trailers) provides visitors access to…
Smugglers Notch State Park
Smugglers Notch is a narrow pass through the mountain with 1,000 foot cliffs on either side. In the early days, only a footpath and trail for horses existed. The Park is a corridor park with…
Kingsland Bay State Park
Kingsland Bay State Park is one of Vermont's newest parks and at present has limited services. Much of the 264 acres, along the shores of Lake Champlain, remains as a natural area. The historic Hawley…
Button Bay State Park
The park has a play area and a swimming pool with lifeguards. There are a picnic area and a large open picnic shelter pavilion for large group gatherings. Boating (rentals available), fishing, and sailing are…
Molly Stark State Park
The park has open lawn areas, woods, and Mt. Olga rising to the east where there is an old fire tower with spectacular views. The area is very popular during the fall foliage season for…
Shelburne Farms is a membership-supported, nonprofit environmental education center and National Historic Landmark on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont. Our mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic. Schoolchildren, adults, educators and families…
Brighton State Park
The primary attraction of this general area is its remoteness: mountains with tree-covered slopes, fast running rivers and streams, and clear lakes. The land northeast and southeast of Island Pond is especially suited to the…
Sand Bar State Park
Today at Sand Bar, the smooth, sandy lake bottom remains shallow well out from shore, making this an ideal swimming spot for children. That, and the uninterrupted length of sandy beach, very high quality water…
Natural Bridge State Park
North Adams, MA
Visit the ONLY naturally formed white marble arch in the whole of the USA - right in Massachusetts!
Natural Bridges State Park
North Adams, MA
Natural Bridges preserves some of the finest examples of natural stone architecture in the southwest. On a tree-covered mesa next to deep sandstone canyons, three natural bridges formed when meandering streams slowly cut through the…
Western Gateway Heritage State Park
North Adams, MA
A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.
Ausable Chasm, NY
Step back in time as you walk the nature trails in the midst of a primeval Adirondack Forest. Descend hundreds of feet and walk the natural stone walkways within the Chasm and gaze upon eons…
High Falls Gorge
Sturdy bridges, walkways and groomed paths allow visitors to enjoy self-guided tours to view the beautiful waterfalls, dark pools and one of New York's largest pot holes. One of the many fun family places to…
The Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Get your whole family out for the day in 2,250 acres of beautiful protected land rich in natural wildlife in Maine, filled with trails and exhibits.
Seacoast Science Center
The Seacoast Science Center is a "must see" for anyone wishing to discover the natural treasures and rich history of coastal New Hampshire. The Center's dramatic seaside setting, interpretive exhibits, and commitment to creating a…
North Hampton, NH
Fuller Gardens is a public display garden, located on the ocean, that features over 1700 rose bushes of hundreds of varieties, formal English perennial borders, Japanese Garden and Koi pond, annual displays and a tropical…
For animal loving kids, Touchstone Farm in New Hampshire makes a fun day out where they can spend time with horses, as well as other farm animals
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Our award-winning "green" building is set on upon the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain. Here you'll discover 60 species of fish, amphibians, and reptiles, major traveling exhibitions, and the multimedia Awesome Forces Theater.
The 8,000-square foot conservatory is home to nearly 4,000 free-flying butterflies from all over the world. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Massachusetts
The Butterfly Place
At any given time, the atrium may contain up to 500 butterflies representing as many as 50 different species from around the world, although butterflies which are native to the New England region are featured…
North Andover, MA
Visit the Smolak Farms, you will find animals such as Baby sheep, llamas, alpacas, golden pheasants, fallow deer, peafowl, goats, zebu cow, swans, rabbits, chickens and so much more!
Animal Adventures Education & Science Center
Animal Adventures offers hands-on exotic animal programs that are a fun, learning experience, no matter what birthday you are celebrating from 1-100. Meet the animals, hear interesting stories and information about them, and get up-close.…
The Maine Wildlife Park
Explore a wonderful array of wildlife that cannot survive in the wild. Over 30 species of native Maine wildlife are kept for protection, and visits from kids!
Tougas Family Farm
Family farmyard fun at the Tougas Family Farm, with a barnyard, playground, and farm kitchen, as well as family friendly activities. Enjoying the simple pleasures of life.
Hood Museum of Art
< 1 mile
Comprising nearly 65,000 works of art and artifacts from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, the permanent collection of the Hood Museum of Art represents a remarkable cultural and educational asset for both…
Montshire Museum of Science
Fun hands-on science exhibits for kids - both indoors and outdoors - in one of the country's top science museums! Great family fun in Montshire!