- 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.
Affording a lovely view of the Isle of Shoals, the Wallis Sands State Beach is one of the most popular in New Hampshire. The beach has a clean, sandy shore and a soft bed in the shallow areas, making it popular with children and families.
Seacoast Gymnastics Center provides a range of gymnastic activities for youth including recreational gymnastics, tumbling and team gymnastics. The center offers tot, preschool, beginner and intermediate classes and also features ninja challenge classes for boys.
Island Cruises has several cruise offerings for exploring the New Hampshire seacoast, from their informative lobster trips to their 2 to 3 hour tours of nearby islands. Lunch and dinner are also available on their Star Island Walkabout.
Whale-watching excursions led by Atlantic Whale Watch depart regularly from New Hampshire's Rye Harbor. The company also conducts chartered fishing expeditions in the Atlantic Ocean. Call or email Atlantic Whale Watch to make reservations.
Atlantic Queen II Deep Sea Fishing offers activities on their 80' long ship like fishing and whale watching, as well as charters. Fishing trips last a half or full day, and children under 12 fish free with an adult.
Whale enthusiasts flock to Granite State Whale Watch, Inc., a touring company heaquartered in Rye, New Hampshire. Tourists regularly encounter humpback whales, pilot whales, right whales and many other fascinating marine species.