My kids love rides, characters, and shows, so it makes sense that they’d absolutely love Story Land in Glen, New Hampshire. While it isn’t nearly as large as the Magic Kingdom, it’s still loads of fun.
Story Land is about a 3 1/2 ride from Boston, MA, or about an hour from where we were staying in Lincoln, NH. Guests who arrive within three hours of closing receive a pass to return another day – a great way to spread your visit out for two days. There’s also a season pass option for those who plan to visit three times or more in a season.
We visited on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend – opening day for the season, and immediately went toward the back of the park to ride the Polar Coaster with no wait. My kids love the bigger rides, so we also checked out the Flying Fish, the Farm Trackers, the Loopy Lab, and the Crazy Barn before getting something to eat.
Food at Story Land is decent, but not great. It’s really just something to grab and eat – which is exactly what we did. At that point, the sun was out and the air was warm, so we rode the Bamboo Chutes and Dr. Geyser’s Raft Ride. The new Splash Battle looked like loads of fun, but guests were getting SOAKED, so we’ll bring bathing suits along next time so we can ride it.
Since we frequently go to Walt Disney World, my kids aren’t as impressed with the fairy tale area of the park, so we breezed through that. I think younger kids would love it though. My kids did enjoy Alice’s Tea Cups and the farm animals in that area, however.
This year, there are several characters to view throughout the park, including the scarecrow featured above, Humpty Dumpty, and the newest character, Duke, a purple dragon. The park offers free parking, $10 premium parking, and wheelchair, a kennel, and stroller (both single and double) rentals.
850 NH Route 16
Glen, NH 03838
Disclosure: We received complimentary admission for purposes of review.
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