Spring Break Fun for Families in the Seacoast

Spring break camps, staycation ideas, and more in the Seacoast!

April 17, 2024

Can you feel it? That warm breeze, the blooming flowers, and yes, the buzz of excitement in the air – spring is finally here! And with it comes that special time we've all been counting down to... spring break! It's the perfect pause in our busy lives for some unforgettable family fun. 

Lucky for us, the Seacoast is just bursting at the seams with activities, camps, and attractions tailor-made for families on break.

Whether you're on the hunt for engaging spring break camps to spark your little ones' imaginations, on the lookout for fun (and free!) things to do, or eager to explore the best family-friendly spots around the Seacoast, you've hit the jackpot. Welcome to your ultimate guide to making this spring break in the Seacoast the best one yet for your family!

Spring Break Camps in the Seacoast

The Seacoast is home to a variety of spring break camps that not only keep your children engaged but also foster learning and creativity. Check out our School Break Camp Guide for some ideas!

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Spring Break Fun in the Seacoast

Parks and Playgrounds

The Seacoast boasts an array of beautiful parks and playgrounds where families can enjoy picnics, leisurely walks, and playtime.

Community Events in the Seacoast

Looking for family fun events happening during spring break? Here are a few standout events to make the week special:

Rescue Run: Race for Marine Mammals at Seacoast Science Center
Earth Day Celebration at Children's Museum of NH
Kids Earth Day Celebration at Churchill's Garden Center
Taylor Swift Party at Durham Public Library
Game Night at Diversions Puzzles& Games
Petting Zoo at Legacy Lane Farm
Storytime with the Animals at NHSPCA
Family Value Night at Bowl-O-Rama
Baby Animals: Heritage Breeds at the Banke at Strawbery Banke Museum
Open Farm Day at Coppal House Farm
Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk/ Art Stroll at Pettengill Farm

Want more? Make sure to check out our full Macaroni KID Seacoast calendar!

Indoor Activities in the Seacoast for Yucky Days

Spring weather can be unpredictable, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. The Seacoast has several indoor attractions that are ideal for keeping the little ones entertained on rainy days.

Kid-Friendly Day Trips from the Seacoast

Looking for a quick getaway? Here are a few spots that make for a good day trip this time of year:


Boston Children's Museum - Boston
Cider Hill Farm - Amesbury
Museum of Science - Boston
New England Aquarium - Boston
North Shore Children's Museum - Peabody
Salisbury Beach - Salisbury
Smolak Farms - Andover


Center for Wildlife - Cape Neddick
Children's Museum & Theater of Maine - Portland

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Living Shores Aquarium - Bartlett

Making the Most of Spring Break in the Seacoast

Whether it's outdoor adventures, cool camps, or local fun you're after, the Seacoast is ready to make this spring break unforgettable for you and your kids. Here's to making memories! Happy Spring Break!