Hampshire’s amusement parks are a great way to spend a fun filled
day with the family. Here is a list of 7 of the top amusement parks
in New Hampshire.
Mel's Funway Park Litchfield NH
Mels Funway Park is located in Litchfield. You can get an all
day pass Monday through Thursday for only $45. This pass gives
you unlimited rides on Go-Karts, Batting Cages, laser tag, Laser
Maze, Mini Golf and Driving Range. Their hours vary depending
on the attraction. The batting cages at Mels Funway Park in
Litchfield are open Monday through Thursday from noon-9pm where as
the Go-Karts and mini golf runs 1:30pm-9pm. Friday the batting
cages are open noon-10pm but the Go-Karts and mini golf are open
from 1:30pm-10pm. Saturday, every attraction is open from
10am-10pm and Sunday, the batting cages and the mini golf are open
10am-9pm where as the Go-Karts run from noon-9pm.
Go-Karts were voted the #1 Go Kart track in NH. It is a 1/5
track. One ride is $8.00 and 5 rides of 12 laps around the track is $35.00.
The two 18 hole mini golf courses goes over bridges, under waterfalls and
through rock formations. $7 will get you one game.
are so many things to do at Mel’s so check it out today.
Storyland is located in Glen NH
is located in Glen NH. Storyland is a fantasy theme park.
It will definitely take you back to your childhood. There are
rides, shows and attractions. Some of my favorite’s rides at
Storyland are Alice and Wonderland Tea Cup (which are giant tea cups
that you can spin around), Crazy Barn (which is a barn replica that
rises off the ground and spins around) and Bamboo Cutes (Where you
get totally soaked). The Royal Circus is the most popular show
at Storyland. Everybody loves the circus no matter how old or
young you are. The circus shows run at noon, 2pm and 4pm.
costs for Storyland are: $25 for ages 3 and up, $23 for senior
citizens and ages 3 and under is free. They also have group
rates and season passes available.
is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hours are as
follows: 9am-5pm May, June and September, July and August they
are open from 9am-6pm.
Fun Park Weirs Beach, Laconia NH
Daytona Fun Park is located in Weirs Beach in the heart of Laconia.
The park is fun for the whole family with bumper boats, Go-Karts,
mini golf and a trampoline bungee jumper. The park is open
daily from 10am-11pm.
pricing is as folows: mini golf is $6.75 for adults and $5.75
for children 12 and under. The Bungee Jumper is $10.00 per
person. The Go-Karts are $6.50 for one ride, $18 for 3 rides
and $60 for 10 rides. The Batting cages are $3 for 14 pitches.
Village Jefferson NH
Santa’s Village. located in Jefferson NH has something for everyone.
They are open select days in May, June, September, October, November
and December. They are open every day July and August.
The hours they are open depend on the season. It feels like
Christmas year round at Santa’s Village. The Peppermint Twist
is my favorite ride. I am not sure why it is called a twist
because it is actually a boat that is a roller coaster. The
Himalaya is my favorite ride wherever I go. If you like fast
rides, you will love the Himalaya. If you like rides that get
you wet, then the Yule Log Flume is the perfect ride for you.
admission prices are as follows: $24 for ages 4 and up, $22
for senior citizens and ages 3 and under is free.
Tale Waterpark Lincoln, NH
Whales Tale Waterpark is located in the heart of Lincoln. It
was recently named “Best in class Water Park in America” by Aquatics
International Magazine. If you go to Whales Tale, you have to
check out “Eye of the Storm.” You feel like you are in the
center of a hurricane. You go through this dark area before
you are thrusted back into the eye of the storm. And let me
tell you, you go fast. Other great water rides are Harpoon
Express which is 400 feet long and 7 feet wide. It is like
riding a bobsled except you are on water. The Plunge is a lot
of fun too. It is a very fast plunge down. If relaxing
in the water is more your thing, then the giant wave pool is the
Tale is open June 8th- Labor Day. The hours vary according to
the season. Admission is free for those under the age of 3 and
over the age of 70. Admission prices vary by season.
Fort Jefferson Fun Park in Jefferson, NH
(formally Six Gun City)
Fort Jefferson Fun Park is located in Jefferson. This place has so much
to see and do. It is definitely a great place for the whole
family to enjoy. July and August they are open from 9:30am-6pm
and May, June and September they are open from 10am-5pm.
matter what your taste is, you are likely to find it at Fort
Jefferson Fun Park in Jefferson NH. If water rides are your thing, then you will love the
log boats, bumper boats and pedal boats. Do you get wild with
laser tag? Fort Jeffeson Fun Park has a state-of-the-art laser tag arena.
Do you like to shop? Then hand out at either the Trading Post
or the General Store.
GPS Coordinates Location: N44°
23.128' | W 071° 25.374'
Lake Park Salem, NH
Canobie Lake Park is located in Salem. I remember my aunt and
uncle taking me there when I was a kid and I took my kids there when
they were small. It is amazing how much it has changed and
expanded over the years. My favorite ride then and now is the
Crazy Cups. They are just like the tea cups. The Boston
Tea Party is a wild and wet log ride. The Frisbee is a newer
ride and it is fun but I have to tell you it is not for the faint of
heart. You know how you throw a Frisbee back and forth and it spins?
Well yeah, that is what you are doing on this ride. You are
hanging from a pendulum, swinging back and forth and spinning around
Lake is open every day for the months of July and August and select
days for the months of May, June and September. The hours of
operation depend on the season.
are $30 for general admission, except under 48 inches and over the
age of 60 are $21 and under 3 are free.
there you have it….the 7 top amusement parks in New Hampshire.
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