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Amusement Parks

A family trip to one of New England’s affordable amusement parks includes summertime fun in the water, some of the nation’s best thrill rides, all within a family-themed atmosphere. Chill out in swimming pools, water slides, log flumes and other water park activities. Enjoy the high-flying thrills of roller coasters, vertical drops, trampolines, zip lines and more! Picnic areas and plenty of concessions complete a thrill-filled family vacation. And remember, there are lots of other great family activities, like aquariums, re-created historic towns, kids' museums and science museums. Explore on your family getaway.

Amusement Parks in new England
Funtown Splashtown USA Go Carts Saco ME
Funtown Splashtown USA

Route 1 Saco, ME, 04072 Phone: 207-284-5139

There’s something fun for everyone, on land and in the water, at this combination park

Whether you’re a kid, or you just want to be a kid for a day, Funtown Splashtown USA is the place to be. With 50 rides, water slides and pools, and tons of games, there is something fun to please everyone. At Funtown, zip along on Excalibur, Maine’s only wooden roller coaster, or on Thunder Falls, New England’s longest and tallest log flume. There are bumper boats and cars, Tilt-a-Whirl and Flying Trapeze thrill rides, and, for the little tykes, train, boat and car rides as well as a carousel and merry-go-round. Over at Splashtown, you can race down Amphitrite’s Challenge on a mat, tube down a crazy slide on Liquid Lightning or zip down the black tube totally in the dark! A family owned and operated business, Funtown Splashtown puts guest safety first. Please review our health safety guidelines prior to your visit.
Spinning Chairs - Santa's Village - Jefferson, NH
Santa's Village

528 Presidential Highway Jefferson, NH, 03583 Phone: 603-586-4445

Pure Joy. Family Style. Every Summer & Christmastime, too.

Santa’s Village in New Hampshire’s White Mountains is the only New England park to earn recognition as one of the Top 25 Amusement Parks in the USA and #1 in New England in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for seven years in a row! It’s a full day of rides and shows, cookies and elves, Santa and his reindeer – plus the fun of the Ho Ho H2O water park. Owned and operated by three generations of its founding family for almost 70 years, an annual visit to Santa’s Village is a New England family tradition. Oh, what fun it is!
Water Park Aerial View - White Mountains Attractions - New Hampshire
White Mountains Attractions

200 Kancamagus Highway North Woodstock, NH, 03262 Phone: 603-745-8720 Toll-Free: 800-346-3687

From fairy tale villages to giant arcades to water parks, the White Mountains region has it all

In the White Mountains, they take their amusement parks very seriously! That’s why there’s so much variety: You can visit Funspot, the largest arcade in the world, with over 600 games, or Clark’s Bears, with trained-bear acts, circus shows and wild rides. You can see fairy tales come to life at Story Land, with its one-of-a-kind wooden roller coaster, or visit with Santa and his reindeer in Santa’s Village, with exciting rides and shows. Is water your thing? Slide, swim and splash your way through the world-class Whale’s Tale Water Park. Over at Alpine Adventures, check out the Thrillsville Aerial Park to get your zip-line fix. At Polar Caves Park, explore boulder caves, mazes, trails and an animal park. To find out more, follow our link above or call us today at 1-800-346-3687.
Story Land Roller Coaster Glen NH
Story Land

850 New Hampshire Route 16 Glen, NH, 03838 Phone: 603-383-4186

Every day is an unforgettable adventure!

Since 1954, this popular amusement park in the scenic White Mountains has offered family entertainment specially crafted for kids. Enjoy more shows, rides and play areas than ever before! Have dinner with your favorite characters, sit with Cinderella at Tea Time and sing along with Daniel Tiger during his NEW Grr-ific Stage Show! You’ll make a splash on the Bamboo Chutes, scream aboard our thrilling roller coaster, Roar-O-Saurus, and meet real-life storybook characters. You’ll search for prehistoric fossils, play in the Dig-M-Deeper sand box and immerse yourself in rhymes in the Little Dreamers play areas. There’s a free kennel for your pooch, lockers, and rentals for strollers, wheelchairs and ECV’s. Nearby is the best in family lodging for a sweet night’s sleep.
Wooden Warrior Rollercoaster Quassy Amusement & Water Park Middlebury Connecticut
Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

2132 Middlebury Road (Route 64) Middlebury, CT, 06762 Phone: 203-758-2913 Toll-Free: 800-367-7275

Celebrating over a Century of Affordable Family Fun

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark, founded in 1908, sits on the south shore of Lake Quassapaug in Middlebury, Connecticut. On its 20 plus acres, it boasts 23 rides including the award-winning "Wooden Warrior" roller coaster, state-of-the-art Frantic and Reverse Time thrill rides, a Grand Carousel, and a variety of family rides as well as attractions for the very young. Visit "Splash Away Bay", the sensational waterpark with five new giant water slides and a splash pad just for the little guys. Cool off in Lake Quassapaug at Quassy Beach and cap off the day with a frozen treat from Quassy's Sweet Sensations ice cream and novelty food shop. The park also offers an arcade, entertainment, and a restaurant. Quassy offers the entire family affordable fun. Obviously, Quassy is the place for you! Launch Video
The Bear 500x250 - Clark's Trading Post - Lincoln, NH
Clark's Bears

110 Daniel Webster Highway (Route 3) Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-8913

Still a must-see stop for fun-seeking travelers

Clark's Bears has closed for 2021 - See you again in 2022!
Ninety years ago, Clark’s Bears began when Ed & Florence Clark invited travelers to tour their sled-dog ranch. It’s been a must-see stop ever since, now famous not only for its trained bear show but also its steam railroad, antique Americana and Segway rides, Yandong's Chinese Circus and Merlin's Mystical Mansion. Kids love the water blaster boats, Old Man rock-climbing wall and Tuttle's laser shooting gallery. Enjoy a burger at the Whistle Stop, a slice of pizza and Pullman's or an ice cream sundae at the Peppermint Saloon. Tickets include all rides, all shows, all day.
Wacky Mouse Coaster - York's Wild Kingdom - York, ME - Photo Credit Cara Ross
York's Wild Kingdom

Route 1 - Animal Park Road York, ME, 03909 Phone: 207-363-4911

Enjoy old-fashioned amusement park fun at York's Wild Kingdom

York's Wild Kingdom includes an old-fashioned beach amusement park great for children, featuring 10 rides to entertain you, this summer! Delight your children with rides on a merry-go-round, a super slide, a wacky mouse roller coaster, bumper cars, and a spin on our go Kart track. Bring a lunch for a picnic in our park, or grab refreshments at our snack bars. Enjoy the best fried dough on Maine's seacoast and visit our zoo, too. It is home to lions, monkeys, zebras, and fluttering creatures in our Butterfly Kingdom. York’s Zoo will be open daily from 10am-5pm thru Sept. 25. Our Amusement Park is open daily (weather permitting) from 11:30am-5pm thru Sept. 5, then only on weekends to the end of our 2022 season on Sept. 18.
Golf Course Side View - Chuckster's Family Fun Park - Chichester, NH
Chuckster's Family Fun Park

Two Great Locations Chichester and Hooksett, NH Phone: 603-798-3555

Mini golf, ziplines, go-karts and more at Chuckster’s New England locations

If mini golf is your game, remember this name: Chuckster’s. The amusement center’s locations in Chichester and Hooksett have huge, imaginative courses, with unique obstacles in beautiful settings, from fountains to “fire stations.” And in Chichester, there is a fabulous aerial adventure park when you can zipline and otherwise traverse the woods above the ground. Chichester also is home to amusements from go-karts to climbing walls, batting cages, inflated slides and balloon and basketball-shooting games (where losers get quick showers). Three dozen flavors of ice cream are available at both locations; Chichester has pizza, wings and other delights.
Splash Pad - The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village - Oakdale, CT
The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Tpke. (Rt. 85) Oakdale, CT, 06370 Phone: 860-443-4367

The fun is super-sized at this dinosaur-themed outdoor adventure park

The fun at The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village is as super-sized as its main attractions: over 50 life-sized dinosaurs that inhabit 1.5 miles of pristine nature trails in this 60-acre outdoor adventure park. In addition to confronting dinosaurs, you can find your way out of a dino-themed maze (you have to slide through a T-rex mouth), climb through the obstacle-filled T-rex Tower or on the three-dimensional climbing web that swings and vibrates at Monty’s Playground. Play 18 holes at Copper Creek Mini Golf, grab a cone at the Village Ice Cream Shoppe or a burger at Monty’s Munchies or stroll through the village shops, including the Ageless Toy Shop and the Ancient Fossil Shop.
Alpine Super Slide - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

37 Corey Road -- Route 43 Hancock, MA, 01237 Phone: 413-738-5500 Toll-Free: 800-882-8859

Everywhere you turn, there’s an adventure to be had at this exciting mountain resort

There is so much fun to be had at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, you’ll have a hard time deciding which activity to do first. At the Mountain Adventure Park, exciting thrill rides include an alpine coaster with 3,600 feet of twisting, turning fun; a Eurobungy trampoline; the Soaring Eagle zip line; and a giant swing. At the Aerial Adventure Park, seven courses have been designed for all ability levels. Have a blast climbing and zipping through the trees, with each course getting higher in the air. Among the 74 exhilarating elements: rope bridges, swinging logs, cargo nets and zip lines. The Berkshires resort also offers scenic chair lift rides to the top of the mountain, with breathtaking views of Jericho Valley and Mt. Greylock.

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