Amusement Parks in New England

Get Out and Enjoy the Thrill!

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 one on your family getaway!

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Amusement Parks in New England
Skyfari Ride - Southwick's Zoo - Mendon, MA
Southwick’s Zoo

2 Southwick Street Mendon, MA, 01756 Phone: 800-258-9182

Plenty of wild experiences to be had, including exciting rides, at Southwick’s Zoo

There’s so much to see and do at New England’s Largest Zoo! Soar above the African Plains and Deer Forest in the Skyfari Sky Ride or take the Woodland Express Train through the North American exhibit, getting a closer look at elk and trumpeter swans. Work your way through the Rainforest Adventure Maze and zip through the air on the Soaring Eagle Zip Line. Don’t forget to visit the animals! With over 850 animals in naturalistic habitats including leopards, lemurs, giraffes, and lions, there are so many new species to learn about at Southwick’s Zoo!
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.
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.
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

Two worlds rolled into one: an exciting ski resort and an exhilarating amusement park

It’s the best of both worlds: Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is like a ski resort and an amusement park rolled into one. In addition to superior skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking, the resort has two adventure parks with exhilarating rides. The Mountain Adventure Park includes an alpine slide with tunnels, dips and curves; a year-round mountain coaster; a giant swing; a rock-climbing wall; a playground with a bounce house; a Euro bungy trampoline; a six-passenger scenic chairlift; and the Soaring Eagle zip line. The Aerial Adventure Park is a self-guided elevated outdoor ropes course through the forest, with 74 elements to test yourself on. Challenges include cargo nets, zip lines and rope bridges. To seal the deal, the resort offers many casual dining options and plenty of on-site lodging.
Sekkonk Grand Prix Arcade Seekonk MA
Seekonk Grand Prix

1098 Fall River Avenue Seekonk, MA, 02771 Phone: 508-336-8307

With so many activities, everyone is guaranteed a fun time at this raceway theme park

If everyone in your family or friends group is in the mood for something different to do, you’ll be able to satisfy them all at Seekonk Grand Prix. The future race-car drivers can zoom around the track, your competitive pals can have fun with heated bumper cars. The adventurous among you can attack the rock-climbing wall or the multi-obstacle ropes course. And who doesn’t love mini golf? Seekonk, MA has a great 18-hole course that takes you through caves and across streams. And you have to visit the game room, with its extensive collection of popular games, from air hockey to the virtual reality game, Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride. Win points and turn them in for prizes. Food options include pizza, ice cream and slushies.
Spinning Chairs - Santa's Village - Jefferson, NH
Santa's Village

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

Everyone has a jolly time on the rides, activities at popular Santa’s Village

For generations, in the winter and in the summer, families have been coming to Santa’s Village, and if you are planning your first visit, you will see why right away. The holiday spirit is everywhere, from the rides (Reindeer Carousel, Little Elf Flying School, Yule Log Flume, Skyway Sleigh, Jingle Bell Express) to the shops (Jolly Lolly Candy Store, Sugar n’ Spice Bake Shop where you can decorate your own gingerbread man). Even the water park gets into the act, with the fun Ho Ho H20 attraction: lots of splashes, slides, climbs and buckets of water. And there are three, three-story water slides. Lots of options for eating, from snacks to full meals, and you can rent a private cabana or small “suite.”
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
Older Mini Golf Group at Chucksters Family Fun Park - Chichester & Hooksett, 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 beautifully-designed settings from fountains to “fire stations.” If you're looking for more than mini-golf, Chuckster's in Chichester is also home to 16 games & attractions including the fabulous TimberTrek Aerial Adventure Park - where you can zipline and otherwise traverse the woods above the ground. There's also go-karts, an enormous bumper boat pool, the new "Klime Walls" climbing challenge, Frantic Hoops and ChucksterBall, and batting cages. Both locations also offer our great Upchuck ice cream!
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

Prepare to meet over 60 prehistoric beasts at New England’s largest dino-themed park

Ready to hunt for some dinosaurs? At The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village, there are over 60 life-sized replicas of the big beasts waiting for you along an easy-to-walk, 1-5-mile nature trail. The largest dino-themed park in New England, the park also features a Splash Pad with waterfalls and dueling water cannons, a challenging maze, a T-Rex Tower with dozens of obstacles, playgrounds for all ages, an 18-hole mini-golf course and, at Lapilli Landing, an equestrian-themed pedal-car track and a train ride, among other attractions. You can shop for crystals, beads, toys and antiques; pan for fools gold nuggets at Thunder Creek; and dig for crystals and minerals in a one-of-a-kind replica silver mine. A Genius Museum offers a retro trip through technological advances in everyday life.
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

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.
Balloon Wheel - York's Wild Kingdom - York, ME
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 16 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. Check out our brand NEW Family Balloon Wheel! 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, a tiger, monkeys, zebras, and fluttering creatures in our Butterfly Kingdom.
York’s Zoo will be open daily from 10am-5pm till 9/24/23. Our Amusement Park is open daily (weather permitting) from 11:30am-5pm till 9/4/23. Then only on weekends till 9/17/23.

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