- 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.
Located off of the Merrimack River, John E. Sheehy Memorial Park provides visitors with a shaded grass field to watch the river from. The park has a walking path that weaves between trees near the shore of the river.
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.
Hammond Castle was the home and laboratory of the famous inventor, John Hays Hammond, Jr. The castle features a Medieval style architecture and operates as a museum which houses a collection of medieval, Renaissance and Roman artifacts along with Hammond memorabilia.
A large, predominately indoor sports facility with a wide variety of areas and equipment, the Tilton Sports Center offers programs for children and adults. Sports offered include soccer, lacrosse, flag football, field hockey, and baseball.
Named after a nurse who was sentenced to death during the Salem Witch Trials, Rebecca Nurse Homestead is a historic structure which dates back to 17th century and features a number of restored period furnishings.
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The beauty of Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House is second to none. Overlooking Gloucester Harbor, the massive home was the summer home of the first known interior designer and contains a lifetime of keepsakes and curiosities.
A play center for children under 13, Monkey Joe's features inflatable play structures as well as an arcade with video and redemption games. The center offers party and event hosting, a toddler play area and a snack bar.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Eastern Point Lighthouse offers beautiful ocean views. Although unable to tour the interior, there is lots to see including an historic bell. Access to a walking path is also available.