Things to do in Portsmouth with kids

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Portsmouth
Rumble Tumble is a child's instructional gym offering fun fitness classes through a child's natural desire to tumble and play. Rumble Tumble is also a huge indoor soft play zone and private party center.
Portsmouth
Visitors to Strawbery Banke have the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived and worked in this typical American neighborhood throughout four centuries of history. Through its restored houses, its featured exhibits, its historic land...
Water Country
(3 Miles)
Portsmouth
offers a variety of water-based activities for all ages and all swim levels including slides, rides, waves, sprays and features on all sides.
Rye
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 memorable, personal...
Rye Airfield
(5 Miles)
Rye
50,000 square feet facility cleverly arranged into a dozen sections which allows them to accommodate everything from bikes to skateboards and scooters to inline skates, all at the same time.
North Hampton
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 and desert conservatory.
York Beach
A great place to enjoy beautiful wild animals and fun rides.
Dover
The Children's Museum of NH offers two floors of unique, interactive exhibits for children ages 1-12 and their families. Explore world cultures, under-sea research, brain waves, dinosaurs, music, nature and much more. Expanded location in a waterfron...
Exeter
Well established trail system that provides a number of outdoor opportunities, including cross-country skiing, running and jogging, hiking, orienteering, mountain biking and snowshoeing. It is a fertile wildlife area for a variety of species and pro...
Exeter
Discover the stories behind America's revolutionary past and how they relate to your experiences today by visiting the American Independence Museum. Located in historic Exeter, New Hampshire, the museum features stories of the brave men and women wh...
Play
(13 Miles)
Lee
Featuring bouncy houses, wooden pirate ship, a race track and play structures, extensive dress up area, climbing wall and toddler area.
Somersworth
Family fun with all year round indoor attractions (and seasonal outdoor attractions) where kids can enjoy Laser Tag, Batting Cages and Miniature Golf! To just name a few...!
Wells
Southern Maines coastal campground. Relax and enjoy the ocean breeze at your campsite.
Amesbury
Big thrills, fast and steep snow tubing, and globe riding...yes please!
Newburyport
Open a new world of adventure to your children that develops them physically, mentally and socially in a positive reinforcing environment. Kids are introduced to climbing through a series of games, group activities, challenging movements, and pure fu...
Wells
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.
Kennebunk
A free, outdoor, professional summer theater in Kennebunk, welcoming families.
Candia
is a locally-owned and family-run business inspired by New Hampshire's great outdoors, combining the tranquility and beauty of nature with the fun, excitement and adventure of a state of the art water park.
Party PlayLand
(26 Miles)
Hampstead
At Party PlayLand your child is invited to jump, climb, bounce and slide in a brightly decorated center featuring soft, interactive, fun-filled inflatables perfect for children ages 12 months - 10 years old.
Kennebunkport
The Museum contains the "National Collection of American Streetcars" plus collections af rapid transit vehicles, trackles trolleys, and buses. The exhibit "History in Motion" contain a children's space of interactive activities relating to mass ransi...
Rowley
Indoor Play Cooking Art Birthday Parties Developmental Play Groups Parent & Caregiver Workshops Mom & Dad Coffee Get Togethers *Meeting Other Parents And Allow The Kids To Make a Mess And Let Play Makers Clean It. But, It's More Than ...
Salem
Built by a Native American Culture or a migrant European population? No one knows for sure. A maze of man-made chambers, walls and ceremonial meeting places, America's Stonehenge is most likely the oldest man-made construction in the United States (o...
Deerfield
Captain Bill's Charters offers the best deep sea fishing, scuba diving and sightseeing tours in New England. Plan your private fishing trip for cod, haddock, blue fish, shark and tuna., great fun for all the family!
Candia
Charmingfare Farm is home to many of the traditional agricultural animals you would expect to see on a farm. Children will enjoy the Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn , home to our large "hands-on" petting area.
Salem
Field of Dreams has a wonderful children's playground, sand volleyball court, a special events stage, small picnic area and walking trails. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Hampshire
Derry
The Robert Frost Farm was home to Robert Frost and his family from 1900-1911. Frost, one of the nation's most acclaimed poets whose writings are said to be the epitome of New England, attributed many of his poems to memories from the Derry years. The...
Salem
This family fun center features miniature golf, Victorian Ice Cream Parlor, an arcade, haunted house. Water Wars! And much more, good family fun!
Smolak Farms
(31 Miles)
North Andover
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!
Salem
Over 85 Rides, Games, Live Entertainment and Attractions! Fun for all the family.
Spooky World
(31 Miles)
Salem
Salem, New Hampshire is the NEW headquarters for Halloween fun in New England.
Salem
Enjoy drop in activities using Legos, Lego Robotics, Knex, Uberstix, Zoob and more than one dozen family friendly build stations. Join us for a fun way to learn!
Imajine That
(32 Miles)
Lawrence
An fun and interactive educational play space for kids with activities including a child sized grocery store, a HUGE dinosaur climbing structure, reading areas as well as an arts and crafts area. Play time!
Gloucester
Features include an aquarium with touch tanks and maritime exhibit gallery with interactive stations plus summer classes and programs aimed at families. Plus go sailing or lobstering!
Manchester
The Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum/Max I Silber Scouting Library represents an exciting, unique, and colorful repository for an exceedingly large collection of Boy Scout memorabilia and an exceptional Scouting Library. Artifacts relating to Scouting...
Hooksett
A fast paced, high energy and colorful environment of over 30,000 square feet, with a full gaming arcade, multi-story laser tag arena and a variety of rides for kids and adults!
Hooksett
Kids can have a bouncing fun time at New Hampshire's Largest Inflatable Playground!
Danvers
Designed to delight every age and interestand to be an affordable anytime getawayCoCo Key Water Park has all the funand relaxationyou can handle. In addition to 65,000 square feet of thrilling water adventure, it offers a host of popular amenities
Manchester
Skiing and snowboarding with parents and tot lessons beginning at age 3 and around 30% green runs. Also has lift serviced tubing hill.
Methuen
Jay gees fun center is great for family fun featuring Go Karts,Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Arcade Birthday Parties and more. Affordable Family Fun.
Manchester
Chuck E. Cheese's is a great place to let kids of any age free to run, jump, climb and play on the games, rides and attractions Chuck E. Cheese's has to offer. From the coolest video games and high tech simulator rides to our Skytubes attraction and ...
Manchester
The Currier features European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture, including works by Picasso, Monet, O'Keeffe, Wyeth, and LeWitt with exhibitions, tours, and programs year-round. The museum also offers tours of the Fra...
Saco
At Funtown USA, fun comes in all shapes and sizes. The park is the home of Maine's only wooden roller coaster Excalibur, Northern New England's largest vertical thrill ride Dragon's Descent, New England's longest and tallest log flume ride Thunder Fa...
Manchester
The Museum features the permanent exhibit, Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls, that tells the story of Manchester and the people who have lived and worked here. The story starts with the native peoples who fished at Amoskeag Falls 11,000 y...
Manchester
Feel forces, use mechanical advantage to Lift yourself up, Look through a periscope, Send a whisper across the room! Touch and try exhibits on light, electricity, forces, sound and more!
Manchester
The center houses an impressive interactive exhibit hall that allows visitors to explore the Merrimack River. The exhibits focus on the Merrimack River watershed, historical use of the Amoskeag area, and river wildlife. Visitors can view live turtles...
Chichester
Family Fun Park featuring miniature golf, go-karts, batting cages, climbing wall, Jumpsters, Shoot-N-Shower, Aeroball, and ice cream. Great family ambience and adventures for everyone!
Old Orchard Beach
Palace Playland is a four-acre, family-oriented amusement park located directly on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Admission to the park is always FREE! The park features over 25 rides and attractions. We've added Two New Rides this winter, Wave Sw...
Old Orchard
Come aboard mates and immerse yourself in the world of 18th century pirates! Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls on 2 unique 18-hole courses.
Pelham
Perfect for a rainy day, Pinball Wizard is an extensive collections of fun classic edition and ultra modern video games, whizzing pinball machines, redemption games, to name a few...!
Saco
Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure combines zipline and high ropes fun for all ages! Groups are also welcome for tons of fun and they even offer group team building events. Bring the family or groups of friends for a fun day. 3 great locations, W...

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Field of Dreams

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Fun places to visit in Portsmouth with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in New Hampshire - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a lookabove , lots of the best things to do with children in NH