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Family Things to Do in Southern NH

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  • Family Things to Do in Southern NH

    Here's the beginnings of a list that had been compiled by API of Merrimack Valley. Please add more ideas if you have them!

    • Farm Tours at the Educational Farm at Joppa Hill (Bedford)
    • Friendly Farm in Dublin
    • Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn in Hopkinton has farm animals, a nature trail, corn mazes, and a sand box
    • Carter Hill Orchard in Concord has a trike area and a lookout tower
    • Charmingfare Farm in Candia has a petting zoo and hayrides
    • Diamond Hill Farm in Hopkinton has llamas and horses to pet
    • Gould Hill Orchard in Contoocook has "The Little Nature Museum" with hands-on and interactive exhibits, nature trails, and educational programs.
    • Bluestone Farm in Weare will arrange horse or pony rides.
    • Twist of Fate Farm in Dunbarton has friendly rabbits, goats, sheep, pigs, cows, and chickens. Call Jen at 774-5150 for hours. Naturally raised, non-medicated, hormone-free meats and eggs for sale.

    Museums & Educational Sites
    • Kaleidoscope Childrens Museum in Concord
    • The Currier Museum in Manchester offers free art related kids activities at 11:30 am on Wednesdays. Best suited for ages 6 and up.
    • Amoskeag Fishways in Manchester offers classes, campfires, full moon hikes, and canoe trips to the public by registration.
    • NH Audubon Society offers "Family Friday Nights", classes, hikes, and canoe trips to the public by registration.
    • The Butterfly Place (Mass)
    • Children's Museum of Portsmouth
    • Children's Metamorphosis Museum in Derry
    • Polar Caves in Plymouth
    • Squam Lake Science Center in Holderness

    Parks & Beaches
    • Clough State Park and Beach in Weare
    • The city of Manchester has a schedule of events.

    Children's Attractions
    • Storyland Theme Park
    • The Discovery Stop in Londonderry
    • Davis Farmland (Mass)