New Hampshire February 18, 2018
7 Nostalgic Places Around New Hampshire That Will Take You Back To Your Childhood
If you grew up in New Hampshire, there are certain places that are sure to trigger a flood of memories, from family outings to school field trips to trips with friends on the weekends in high school. No matter how many years go by, these places bring us right back to the age we were when we first experienced them – it’s funny how that works. These 7 spots are sure to have that effect on you.
1. Story Land
This imaginative park, full of rides, games, and more, has been in operation since 1954, so if you grew up in New Hampshire there's a good chance you've been more than once! Find it at 850 NH Route 16 Glen, New Hampshire.
Chutters has been in operation on Main Street in Littleton since the 1800s, so it's safe to say everyone in New Hampshire could have visited. And if they didn't, they missed out – this charming shop has the longest candy counter in the world! Find it at 43 Main St Littleton, New Hampshire.
3. Funspot, Laconia
The largest arcade in the world, Funspot has been in operation since 1952 and has been a favorite spot for kids and adults alike for years. They also have a whole room of vintage machines, so you can really throw it back! Visit at 579 Endicott St N Laconia, New Hampshire.
4. Gilley's Diner
Gilley's dates back to the 1940s, and has been in the same location in Portsmouth since 1974. It hasn't changed much in the intervening years, and the hamburgers and hotdogs can't be beat. See for yourself at 175 Fleet St Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
5. Santa's Village
This Christmas-themed amusement park has been in operation since 1954, so generations of New Hampshire kids have fond memories of trips to see Santa in this delightful place. Find it at 528 Presidential Hwy Jefferson, New Hampshire.
6. Mount Washington Cog Railway
If you grew up in New Hampshire, there's a solid chance you took a ride up the Cog Railway at some point. It's been in operation since 1869, if you can believe it! Take another ride at 3168 Base Station Road Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.
7. Canobie Lake Park
This incredible amusement park dates back to 1902, believe it or not! It's home to many fun memories for generations of New Hampshirites. Visit at 85 N Policy St Salem, New Hampshire.
Which spots in New Hampshire take you back in time?
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