- TripBuzz found 149 things to do with kids in or near Durham, New Hampshire, including 140 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ogunquit, Hampton, Newburyport and Portsmouth.
- From Whittemore Center Arena to Jackson Landing Playground, the Durham area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Hiking Trails and Playgrounds.
- Home to the University of New Hampshire, the city of Durham is a popular college town, residential area and historic tourist destination. Home to many libraries, both modern and historical, the city strongly supports education. Visitors to the area can enjoy the city's many shops, eateries and scenic natural parks.
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Candlepin bowling is available along 28 lanes at the Champ's-Bowl-O-Rama Family Fun Center, which is open to the general public as well as bowling leagues. The facility also has a video game arcade, an on-site cafe, and private party areas.
Situated along Salmon Falls River, Vaughn Woods State Park is a forested area located on 250 acres. The park provides picnic areas and over 3 miles of trails suitable for hiking along the river and in the woods.
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.
Home to 19th century American writer Sarah Orne Jewett, a short story writer best known for 'The White Heron,' the Sarah Orne Jewett House is a well-preserved piece of literary history. It offers guided tours of the house and gardens.
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 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.
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.
Seacoast Repository Theater has youth camps and classes focused on involving youth in performing arts. They also offer senior opportunities for older adults to perform, along with professionally produced musicals and plays.