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Day at Hampton Beach

26 Mar 2006  Frequent day trip visitor from Boston in the Summer.
3.0 of 5 stars based on 2 votes

A family-style outing at festive Hampton Beach.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Hampton
  • Category: Perfect day
  • Appeals to: Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travellers , Tourists
  • Seasons: Summer
  • 1. Hampton Beach
    Hampton State Beach, Hampton, New Hampshire

    Great sand, nice surf for the northeast and family atmosphere characterize this beach. There is a conveniently located changing room/rest room, plenty of lifeguards and a boardwalk packed with carnivval atmosphere right across the street.

  • 2. Hampton Beach State Park
    Hampton Beach State Park, Hampton, New Hampshire

    Adjacent to Hampton State Beach, if you have an RV or like to camp the campground is right on the water. It has a very small store and new restrooms and showers onsite.

  • 3. Hampton Beach Casino, Funarama Arcade and Mall

    Directly across Ocean Blvd. from the beach stage, this old worn arcade has everything from a corny shooting gallery to the currently very popular "Dance Dance Revolution." There is also great ice cream and junky beachside shops selling trinkets. The Hampton Beach Casino features popular performers for an evening out for adults and older teenagers.

  • 4. Hampton Beach Boardwalk

    Jam packed and a great place for people watching, the boardwalk has the atmosphere of a carnival every summer evening. Greasy fries, corn dogs, pizza and funnel cakes alongside lobster houses offer all manner of beach food. Arcades, beachside clothing shops, and sweets shops abound.

  • 5. Casino Cascade Water Slide and Casino Mini Golf

    Tall water slide and mini golf range directly across Ocean Blvd. from the beach

  • 6. Hampton Beach Seashell

    Stage located on the beach featuring live entertainment weekly in the summer.

  • 7. Whale's Tale Restaurant and Pub
    Whale's Tale Restaurant & Pub, Hampton, New Hampshire

    Standard seafood fare with a chance to sit down and be waited upon.

  • 8. Lobster Den

    Walk up and take out a lobster special to sit along the boardwalk, eat and people watch.