- TripBuzz found 140 things to do with kids in or near South Berwick, Maine, including 133 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ogunquit, Hampton, Portsmouth and Rye.
- From Powderhouse Hill to Vaughan Woods State Park, the South Berwick area offers 110 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Historic Homes, Historic Sites and Recreation Centers.
- Located in Maine's southwest region lies the city of South Berwick. A small residential community, the city is home to the states Berwick Academy, a school that was founded in 1791. Other historical sights make the city a popular tourist destination, such as the Old Berwick Historical Society and many homes. The annual Strawberry Festival is also popular, drawing over 20,000 visitors annually.
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.
A 1785 Georgian mansion, the Hamilton House was built strategically upon a bluff that overlooks the Salmon Falls River. It was a great location for owner Johnathan Hamilton, a shipping magnate to oversee his business from above. Get to check out the well-manicured gardens too.
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.
Featuring over 5,000 square-feet of play area, Twice the Fun is a play zone offering a number of fun attractions for its guests to enjoy. These attractions include a 20' trampoline track, quarter basketball court, ball pit, and playhouse.
Founded in 1950, Joyce Dance Studio of Performing Arts is a performing arts studio dedicated to teaching their students positive self-esteem, respect for oneself and others, and the abilities necessary to succeed in their chosen area of dance.