- TripBuzz found 183 things to do with kids in or near Amherst, New Hampshire, including 181 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lowell, Manchester, Nashua and Concord.
- From Jasper Valley Swim & Tennis Club to Joe English Reservation, the Amherst area offers 109 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Tennis, Parks and Movie Theaters.
- Created from a land grant to soldiers in 1728, Amherst was settled around 1733 and enjoyed a population boom after World War II, largely due to its location an hour outside of Boston. The city contains Federal, Georgian and Greek Revival houses and buildings. Amherst also pays homage to its part in the Civil War, with monuments and other artifacts throughout the city.
The Jasper Valley Swim & Tennis Club is a recreational facility that features numerous hardcourt tennis courts and sand volleyball areas. The complex also offers a full-size swimming pool with separate kiddie pool, and picnic areas with barbecue pits.
Spanning a total distance of 10-miles in length, the Joe English Reservation is a hiking trail that can also be used for hunting, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The trial was named after a Native American named Joe English.
Spanning over 560 acres, the Horse Hill Nature Preserve is a natural space that offers a variety of activities for visitors. Visitors can ski, snowmobile, ride horses or bicycles, or hike through the diverse areas of the preserve.
Spanning 80 acres, Silver Lake State Park has sandy beaches along the perimeter of Silver Lake. The lake can be used for swimming, boating and kayaking while the park provides picnic tables and a playground for children.
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11 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054 MoreLess Info
Featuring stadium seating and full digital technology, Cinemagic Stadium Theaters is a premier destination for film lovers. The theatre features two restaurants, an arcade and a full service candy bar.
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487 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH 3054 MoreLess Info
Twin Bridges Park & Kids Kove is a 27 acre park featuring a large wooded playground nicknamed Kids Kove. The park also maintains a baseball field, picnic areas, climbing wall, and a hiking trail.
A children's entertainment center, Bobo's Indoor Playground offers playground equipment, slides, a bounce house, play kitchen and other areas suitable for children. Parties with food and a frog mascot are available as well as bounce house rental and delivery.
Nuthin' But Good Times is an entertainment center for children. Attractions include a large indoor play area populated by mazes, activities, tunnels, and slides, a play area set aside for toddlers, and an in-house cafe.
Frye's Measure Mill has been operating through simple water power since the 1850s and continues to work by these means. Tours of the facility look into the historic water-powered workshop that still creates a variety of wares such as measures, pantry boxes, and piggins.