Mini Golf

NH has many mini golf course and activity centers across the state that offers fun for kids of all ages. Many of the small business also offer go-karts, batting cages, and ice cream.


There are many small farms and businesses across the state that provide pick-your-own activities, such as blueberries, raspberries, apples, pumpkins, etc.

Visit Your Local Library

Many libraries across the state offer free outdoor activities catered to kids in the summertime. There are also summer reading initiatives to foster a love of books.

Hampton Beach Children’s Festival

A weeklong event on the boardwalk in Hampton Beach. Lots of free activities for children, including movies on the sand after sunset, face painting, and storytelling.

Blue Ocean Discovery Center

This hands-on learning center has a large touch tank displaying tide pools with animals local to the region. It is a self-guided experience in Hampton Beach.


NH has many beautiful hiking trails right in our own backyard! There is a comprehensive list made by the NH State Parks that highlights different trails and conditions for everyone.

Music at Prescott Park

Prescott Park in Portsmouth presents musicals every weekend as well as outdoor movies. Admissions is free, but there is a suggested donation at the gate.

Family Picnic


There are many locations across the State that offer the perfect spot for outdoor picnics. Check your town or local recreation department website for local park listings.

Hampton Beach State Park

Hampton Beach and the NH seacoast offer amazing activities for families of all ages. Kids can explore the ecosystem looking for shells, exploring tide pools or walking on the beach.