- 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.
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.
A charter fishing service, Seafari Charters & Marine Services leads deep sea fishing expeditions in the Portsmouth area for anywhere between one and twenty guests. The service also offers scuba diving trips.
Prescott Park is a ten-acre park containing over 500 flower varieties on the Piscataqua River. In addition to trails to view the flowers, the park contains four historic buildings, and is often the home of juried art shows and performance art performances.
Explore the history of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, from the 1600s to 1954, at the Strawberry Banke Museum. The 10-acre outdoor museum with costumed interpreters offers 42 historic buildings on their original foundations.
With the help of the Gundalow Company, guests can sail on a traditional reproduction of a flat-bottom gundalow barge that was once so prevalent in the local waterways. Cruises run during three separate times during the day from Memorial Day through Columbus Day.
Housed in a 19th-century brick building, The Players' Ring is a theater dedicated to presenting original works and to maintaining a space for local and regional theater companies. They offer a seasonally-changing array of performances.
Located in a historic building built in 1864, The Red Door Pottery Studio is a pottery workshop and gallery open to the public. The studio also offers a collection of local jewelry, prints, and pottery available for purchase.
The Kittery Historical and Naval Museum features the history of Maine's oldest town, settled in 1623. There is a large collection of maritime documents, artifacts and antique ship models on display, plus rare archeological finds.