Amusement Parks In New Hampshire | Best Western Hotels & Resorts


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Experience Family Fun in New Hampshire

New Hampshire offers thrilling family fun in water rides and amusement parks throughout the state. With some of the top theme parks in all of New England, including the largest water park and famed Story Land for your little ones, New Hampshire is a playground for the smallest imagination to the most daring thrill-seeker in your group.

Water Country

Spend the day plunging down Dr. Von Dark’s Tunnel of Terror at Water Country in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, known as the largest waterpark in New England. This family-friendly park is home to nine waterslides, a giant wave pool, kiddie attractions and a lazy river. Float for ¼ of a mile amid whirlpools in the Adventure River or take your chances riding the monstrous waves in the 700,000-gallon Giant Wave Pool. Concessions are available, but guests can also bring their own lunch and eat in one of many picnic areas located in the park.

Whale's Tales

Whale's Tales Waterpark is located in Lincoln, near Franconia in northern New Hampshire. Known as New England’s favorite waterpark, Whale's Tales features multiple slides for kids and adults, a lazy river and a wave pool. Popular rides include Shipwreck Island, featuring seven winding slides or The Plunge, a deep vertical decline where riders can race one another to the bottom. Whale's Tales offers free parking and onsite eateries like the Harborside Café and Oasis Beach Bar & Grill. Both water parks are open seasonally from early June to early September.


Also in northern New Hampshire, near Franconia and Mt. Washington, the historical Clark's Trading Post & Family Fun Park provides thrills for the whole family. Originally Ed Clark's Eskimo Sled Dog Ranch, Clark's Trading Post in Lincoln, New Hampshire now offers everything from famous trained-bear shows and climbing towers to Segway tours and bumper boats. Enjoy a tour through history on the steam engine White Mountain Central Railroad and explore antique shopping and museums on Victorian Main Street. Shopping in New Hampshire is always tax-free.

Story Land

Story Land in Glen, NH consistently ranks high with the kids. This one-of-a-kind New Hampshire theme park in the White Mountains offers larger than life rides and adventures in the land where fairy tales come to life! Take a ride with your prince or princess in Cinderella’s Pumpkin Coach or an enchanted cruise in the swan-drawn boat, The Story Land Queen. The theme park offers a variety of exploration and hands-on activities as well as numerous entertainment shows.

Canobie Lake Park

Canobie Lake Park has been a fixture for amusement in New Hampshire since 1902. On the north shore of Canobie Lake in Salem, New Hampshire, this park provides the ultimate family amusement park experience. Featuring thrill rides, kids rides, and games for all ages, Canobie Park boasts of a 1930s wooden roller coaster, The Yankee Cannon Ball and one of the United States only Euro-Fighter coasters, Untamed. Over the years, the park has hosted performers like Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald in multiple music venues that are still in use throughout the park. Book your group or corporate event at Canobie Lake Park, now offering onsite catering, and take advantage of group hotel room rates at a Best Western in New Hampshire.