Attractions and Recreation

You’ll find plenty to do at Hampton Beach. From surfing and kayaking to playing your favorite nostalgic arcade game, fun family activities at Hampton Beach is right at your fingertips!

JOIN US FOR FUN. CRUISES FOR EVERYONE. Experience our famous narration and the fascinating sights of: "The legendary" Join us for fun. Cruises for everyone!" Experience our famous narration and the fascinating sights of: The legendary Isles of Shoals and historic Portsmouth Harbor. Stories of ghosts, pirates, buried treasures, lighthouses, and more. Daily sightseeing cruises, light house cruises, dinner cruises, and party ships! Let yourself go, relax and enjoy a truly unique experience on board the MV Thomas Leighton.
315 Market Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Head to Water Country this summer; opening on June 11 through Sept. 5! Both children and adults will have a blast at New England's largest water park! Spend the day cruising down the Adventure River, surfing the 700,000 gallon Wave Pool, screaming down Geronimo, or dodging water cannons at the Tahiti Tree House. Don't forget to check out the family rides like Wild Canyon & Thunder Falls and thrill rides: Dr. Von Dark’s and Dragon’s Den! Your kids will love a birthday party at the park too! Print your one day ticket or season passes online now. Visit our website below.
2300 Lafayette Road
Portsmouth, NH
Surf & SUP sales and rentals, lessons and camps. Surf lessons are geared towards beginners and intermediate surfers. Offered to children adults. Zapstix Surf Camp is a fun way for the beginner surfer to learn the fundamentals. SUP 1 hour lesson/tour. Call for more information or visit our website.
190 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton, NH 03842
Open daily 9 til 9. Surfboards, Stand Up Paddle boards, Wetsuits, Rentals and lessons. Visit one of the largest surf shop on the east coast with over 500 surfboards in stock. Carrying clothing by Quiksilver , Roxy, Billabong and more.. Located on North Beach. Check out or website.
931 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton, NH 03842

Rye Airfield is New England’s premiere skate & bike park. Our year round indoor facility has 50,000 square feet and features everything you’ve dreamed about riding or skating all under one roof. We've got our summer Ramp Camp program running all summer as well. We are not just a skate & bike park though, we also offer a full service pro shop that carries a solid selection of bike, skateboard and scooter products from completes that are ready to go, or all the parts you need for a custom built ride.
Rte 1
Rye, NH 03070
The Best Mini Golf Experience on the Seacoast! Captain's Cove is mini golf that is fun and challenging, set in a beautifully landscaped nautical theme park. Story book coves, magnificent waterfalls, rushing rivers, marine artifacts and shipwrecks delight all ages.
814 Lafayette Road (Rte 1)
Hampton, NH 03842
VIEW HAMPTON BEACH FROM THE BEST ANGLE - HIGH IN THE SKY. Bi-Plane & Helicopter rides. Piper Cub flight school and Loop-T-Scoop Ice Cream Tower. For private pilots, FAA ident 7b3, the runway is 2100 feet, has pilot controlled lighting. Fuel and maintenance available. Located not far from Hampton Beach. Join us on our open deck for breakfast or lunch and watch the planes take-off & land. Children Love It!! See our web site for a photo gallery of early airplanes. Open 7 days a week, 7AM - 2PM.
Rte 1
North Hampton, NH 03864
Maine's Favorite Zoo and Amusement park has exotic animals from around the world, York's Wild Kingdom is recognized for its rare species and knowledgeable curators. A variety of family rides, paddle boats, miniature golf, petting zoo, scenic picnic grounds and much much more. Educational learning sessions take place throughout the day and a special member of the Zoo Rewa--Maine's only White Bengal Tiger--will amaze and delight the child in everyone! Don't miss our Butterfly Kingdom!
Rte 1
York Beach, ME
The whole family will love our challenging Mini Golf Course. Come in out of the weather and relax with a round of mini golf or enjoy our family fun center with arcade games and rides for the kiddies.
Casino Building-Ocean Boulevard
Hampton, NH 03842
Food, fun, shopping and so much more can be found at the largest venue at Hampton Beach. Located right across from the Sea Shell Stage, the Casino offers great family vacation values for old and young since 1899!
Don’t miss the fun of awesome new games and old favorites. Play the only indoor mini golf course on the beach rain or shine! Try classic skee ball, or ride the shark, try your skill at video games or the shooting gallery, there are hundreds of games to prove you are the greatest player of the hour!
Refresh yourself morning noon or night at any of the great eateries within the Casino! From coffee to candy, quick take out to fine dining, ice cream to fried dough, there is something tasty to tempt you!
The shops in the Casino have something for everyone! From shades to suntan lotion, jewelry to leather, and unique clothing and gifts galore, the Casino is a shopping spree waiting for you when you’re at the beach..
Casino Cascade Waterslide
Casino Mini Golf
D & D Amusements
Funarama Arcade
169 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton Beach, NH
Only the most daring venture to D Street to get drenched at the tallest, largest ride at Hampton Beach! The Cascade Waterslide towers over everything else, with three swift slides to ride! Two 480-foot open twisting chutes provide a great warm up before you take the plunge into the pools below. Then if you dare, take the Cannon Bowl Ride, a devious drop through the tube of terror into a 20 foot tall bowl that swirls around before another gaping pipe squirts the riders out into the splash pool.
Come extra early or late and save! Special group rates with advance reservations.
Please note: There is a 42- inch height requirement to ride the slides alone. No diapers allowed. The Cascade waterslide will CLOSE during Thunderstorms.
D Street
Hampton, NH
CANOBIE LAKE PARK in Salem, New Hampshire, is New England’s premier destination for FAMILY FUN! Enjoy over 85 rides, live shows, games and attractions, including Canobie’s wild coaster, UNTAMED! One low price covers a full day of family fun with reduced evening rates. And parking is always FREE! Bring your family to Canobie… just for fun! For hours, directions, prices and more information, visit
Rte. 93, Exit 2 or 3
Salem, NH 03079
Visit our Fishing Charters & Water Activities page for a variety of fishing charters, striper charters, lobster tours, SUP paddle Board Rentals, Surf board rentals in Hampton Beach NH, Rye Beach NH, Seabrook Beach NH. Enjoy your summer with fantastic water activities.


Al Gauron Whale Watching offers a half day fishing, All Day Fishing, 2 Hour Night Fishing, Whale Watch or Fireworks Island Cruise. Six passenger private charters available. Come and enjoy the ocean of New Hampshire! Toll Free 800-905-7820 or 603-926-2469.
State Pier
Hampton, NH
Whale Watching and Deep Sea Fishing. Whale Watches The Atlantic Queen, NH's only All-Aluminum Supercruiser, takes you out to see the great mammals of the sea. We guarantee you will see whales! We could see all types of whales including Humpbacks, Fin Whales, Minkes and more. Our Blue Ocean Society-narrated whale watching events now feature more kids' activities on board. Fishing Charters-Daily Half Day Runs beginning June 19, 2103. No individual license required. The vessel's license covers all Anglers on board. Spacious Comfortable indoor cabin. Large decks, plenty of room. The Atlantic Queen's 80 foot length and 22 foot beam (width) combined with her double welded chine construction make for a smooth and stable ride (capable of 20+ knots). We are now part of the Clean Diesel Project. Visit our websites for information on how we're doing our part. or
Rye Harbor
Rye, NH
New Hampshire's only full time whale watch, expertly narrated and naturalist led aboard the EPA certified M/V Granite State. Our 31st year of exclusive dedication to whale watching, sightseeing and research. Our boat is meticulously maintained, specifically designed for whale watching, and is the fastest in Rye Harbor. Opening for 2016 May, 14 and running to October with trips depart twice daily during July and August. See our website for a full schedule. Common species sighted are Humpback, Finback, and Minke whales as well as Atlantic White Sided Dolphins. Our whale watches take us to Jeffreys Ledge off NH and ME, or occasionally to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off MA. The naturalist staff of Granite State Whale Watch is made up of graduate zoologists and biologists who affiliate with the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation and other research organizations. Our naturalists enjoy sharing their enthusiasm about whales and other marine life with our passengers, and are available to answer your questions throughout the trip. Sail with the professionals! Book Your Reservation Here.
Rye Harbor-1870 Ocean Blvd
Rye, NH
Deep Sea Fishing, Whale Watching, Private Charters, Whale Watches, Firework Cruises, Educational Cruises, Fishing Cruises. Tuna Striker Bar & Grill features outside ocean-view dining and full service bar.
Seabrook Beach Dock - 5 River Street
Seabrook, NH
Learn Yoga on a Stand Up Paddleboard! Yoga and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) just happen to go together very well. Doing yoga on a paddleboard enhances the yoga workout. The paddleboard makes a fine yoga mat and the extra balance required by being on the water intensifies the yoga routine. The peacefulness and tranquility of floating on the water combines nicely with the meditative nature of yoga.
rnIncrease Focus & Concentration
Increase Balance & Core Strength
Connect with Nature
rnChallenge your practice with SUP YO!
rnClasses are held in Rye and Seabrook NH. Please check our schedule online for available dates and details. Private lessons also available upon request. Email to schedule a private lesson today!

Seabrook, Rye, Amesbury,

Whether you’re a serious angler looking to bring home a mountain of Haddock fillets, a group of friends seeking the thrill of wrestling in a giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, or a family looking to haul some traps and catch your own lobster dinner, we got something for everyone. We want to make your fishing experience as memorable and enjoyable as possible. While we have decades of experience on our side, fishing conditions can vary due to migratory and oceanic differences from season to season across all the species we fish for. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions on what’s biting at the moment as we are more than happy to share our knowledge. Our goal is to find you the most action possible!
Hampton Harbor
Hampton, NH