- TripBuzz found 165 things to do with kids in or near Kittery, Maine, including 161 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ogunquit, Hampton, Newburyport and Portsmouth.
- From Seafari Charters & Marine Services to The Red Door Pottery Studio, the Kittery area offers 112 different types of family activities, including: Arts & Crafts Classes, History Museums, Historic Sites and Boat Rentals.
- Kittery, Maine is situated in York County on the shores of the Gulf of Maine and the Atlantic Ocean. The area is lightly populated, with less than 10,000 residents living of over 75 square miles of land. The town is known for its tourism industry, boasting a variety of attractions, including several outlet malls.
At the Seacoast Science Center, visitors can play on a playground, take nature walks, and see four lighthouses. Visitors can also participate in educational programs to help them understand sea life better with most programs being geared to children.
Portsmouth Harbor Cruises has a 2 1/2 hour sunset cruise, a 1 1/4 hour Portsmouth Harbor cruise, and a 2 1/2 hour Isles of Shoals cruise. Additionally, when fall leaves are at their best, the company offers an Inland River and Fall Foliage cruise that is 2 1/2 hours long.
Visitors are introduced to the Portsmouth Harbor Trail with a one-hour guided tour exploring the history of the Portsmouth Area. The trail begins in Market Square and winds past boutiques, shops and homes, including several historic landmarks and buildings.
The Governor John Langdon House is a historical site in which signer of the United States Constitution John Langdon once lived. Visitors to the mansion can expect a guided tour as well as access to a variety of rotating exhibits.
Visitors can explore the region of Newcastle on motorized Segways through Seacoast Segway Tours. The guide is experienced with the Segways and provides tips to visitors for operating it. He also explains the history of the region during the tour.
The USS Albacore Museum hosts the USS Albacore submarine, one of the earliest submarines in the United States Coast Guard. The area also has a gift store, an audio tour where people can learn more about the submarine, and an area to pay respect to all those who served.
Renamed and repaired in 1791, Fort Constitution was used during the war of 1812, and to train military units during the Civil War. The Fort Constitution Historic Site now provides a glimpse of that past through walking trails, the fort, and a lighthouse on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Named after General John Stark, the Fort Stark State Historic Site is a fort originally built to protect Portsmouth Harbor. Available activities include a tour of the visitor center, informational trails, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and bird watching.