New Hampshire for Families
Hampton Beach Travel Guide
"The family that plays together stays together," and Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, is the perfect place for families to play in the sun and to create enduring summer vacation memories they'll share for a lifetime. Few New England beaches can rival Hampton Beach for the sheer number and variety of amusements for ocean lovers of all ages. Here's your guide to this popular summer destination.
Keep Cool in Caves and Waves
Want to get out of the heat? Tired of relying on the AC for relief? Head for New Hampshire--home to New England's only commercial caves and New England's largest water park.
Old Man of the Mountain Coloring Page
Print and color this image of New Hampshire's state symbol, The Old Man of the Mountain, as a way of remembering the great natural wonder, which collapsed in May of 2003.
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, is more than just a ski area. In the summer, this vacation resort is transformed into a family fun zone. Summer Unlimited packages include activities for the whole family.
Take Your Babies to a Grand
Have you taken your children to a grand hotel lately? That may seem an odd question… until you discover the Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, New Hampshire.
Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway
Leave the world behind and fly high above the trees as you take in New Hampshire's fabulous outdoor scenery.
Canobie Lake Park
Amusement park in Salem, New Hampshire, featuring more than 75 rides, games, and attractions for one admission price.
The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium
The Christa McAuliffe Planetarium in Concord, New Hampshire, is a living memorial to the state's famous schoolteacher turned astronaut. The 92-seat theater presents a variety of shows featuring computer-generated effects, video, slides and music that teach space enthusiasts of all ages about the stars.
Isles of Shoals Steamship Co.
Your Portsmouth, New Hampshire, source for a variety of cruise adventures, including lighthouse tours and lobster dinner cruises. What fun!
Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves
Take the hour-long, self-guided tour through Lost River Gorge's glacier-carved caverns, steep-walled gorges, and plunging waterfalls, in North Woodstock, New Hampshire.
Polar Caves Park
Polar Caves Park in Plymouth is an amazing series of glacier-carved caves and passageways for visitors to explore. Self-guided tours take you through the rock garden and caves.
Grafton is home to Ruggles Mine, the oldest mica, feldspar, and beryl mine in the U.S., where you can spend a day searching for your own semi-precious gems!