Activities & Recreation

Enjoy the ocean in Rye, NH. Whale Watching, fishing charters, sail boat excursions, water country, the seacoast science center and Odiorne Point. Pack your lunch for anyone of these fun family activities. Be sure to visit one of Rye NH’s neighboring towns…HamptonBeach.com or PortsmouthNHInfo.com.

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-Runs begin May 21st, 2016 for Saturday and Sunday. Daily, Half Day Runs beginning June 11, 2106. 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. www.atlanticwhalewatch.com or www.atlanticqueenfishing.com
Rye Harbor
Rye, NH
603.964.5220
New Hampshire's only full time whale watch, expertly narrated and naturalist led aboard the EPA certified M/V Granite State. Our 30th 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. May 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
800-964-5545
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
603-427-1112
omething to offer every member of the family. Largest zoo and amusement park in the area. With 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, an 18 hole miniature golf course, a petting zoo, scenic picnic grounds and even a Haunted House. 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 all New Butterfly Kingdom!
Rte 1
York, NH
207-363-4911
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 Rd., Rte 1
Hampton, NH
603-926-5011
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 canobie.com.
85 North Policy Street
Salem, NH
603-893-3506

Located in historic 135-acre Odiorne Point State Park, the Seacoast Science Center offers something for all ages. Live animal exhibits showcase the many different habitats of the park and of the Gulf of Maine, including hands on indoor tide pool tank. Visitors can also participate in special programs and enjoy guided nature walks. The center is open daily from 10am - 5pm.
Rte 1A
Rye, NH
603-436-8043
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
603-964-2800
View the hampton beach and surrounding area from the best angle. High in the sky. Bi Plane & helicopter rides, flight school and thrill rides. For private pilots, the runway is 2100 feet, has cockpit activated lights, and is on the NY sectional, but does not have an estimate approach. length 2100, lights. Fuel is available and there is a snack bar. Privately owned and publicly used grass airfield not far from Hampton Beach. Join us on our patio for breakfast or lunch and watch the planes land. Children Love It!! See our web site for a photo gallery of early airplanes.
Rte 1
North Hampton, NH
603-964-6749
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
Challenge your practice with SUP YO!
Classes are held in Rye and Seabrook NH. Please check our schedule online for available dates and details. Private lessons also available upon request. Email supyoboston@gmail.com to schedule a private lesson today!
Seabrook, Rye, Amesbury
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