Our Trip ~ Day Two: “Story Land ALL DAY!”

Family Vacation ~ We Spent the Day 
at Story Land
Story Land Glen, NH
As you read in my Day One post, we are here in New Hampshire! Today we spent the entire day at Story Land, a fabulous amusement park for families! This beautiful park is located in Glen, NH nestled near the White Mountains. My kids are ages 5 and almost 8, and this park was just the perfect size for us! My kids have never been to an amusement park before, and I really feel this is a great park for families with younger kids and one that you can do without getting too overwhelmed. It’s easily walkable, has perfect sized rides, and games and shows the kids will enjoy as well.

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Also, not only are the rides great for kids, but adults love them too! I know my kids will be asking to come here every summer now! Let me take you on a little journey through the park. To start with there is the Nursery Rhyme area to the right after you enter. You can meet the Old Woman in the Shoe, see the Three Little Bears’ house, and check out all the live animals (the three pigs, the three billy goats gruff, and the black sheep). Even though my kids are a little older, they still enjoyed this area and recognized many things from the nursery rhymes we’ve read together.
Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH
Next we arrived at the Fairy Tale section. The kids loved it here! We got to ride in Alice in Wonderland’s tea cups, take the pumpkin coach up to Cinderella’s castle to meet her, and ride the swan boats. The swan boats were a hit for my kids. We did that one multiple times!
Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH
After that we moved along to the Old West town. There we took a tour of a mine and panned for gems. My kids loved finding their treasures and sorted out and organized the gems they found. We also enjoyed the pirate ship ride and carousel ride in that area as well. 
Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NHStory Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

 Story Land Glen, NH
It seemed that as you progressed through the park the rides got more and more for “bigger” kids. Some favorites included the Dr. Geyser’s Raft Ride, the Bamboo Shoot, the Antique cars, the Dutch Shoes, and the Polar Coaster. My son also liked the Splash Battle, but be warned YOU WILL GET SOAKED on this ride. There are many more sections of the park as well and games to play, but it would take me too long to mention them all. 
Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH

Story Land Glen, NH
We started after 3pm the day before and that was a great way to do it. The first day we were able to go on about half the rides, we knew what we wanted to spend time on the next day, and we became familiar with the surroundings. If you enter the park after 3pm, then you will get free tickets to come back the next day! What a deal!
Another great thing we participated in was the Character Dinner! The kids had a blast meeting the characters and dancing with them. It was held in the World Pavilion outside and food was served from the food court. You could choose from sandwiches, pizza, hamburgers, grilled cheese, etc. My kids loved Humpty Dumpty, the Pirate, and Alice the best.
Story Land Glen, NH Character Dinner

Story Land Glen, NH Character Dinner

Story Land Glen, NH Character DinnerStory Land Glen, NH Character Dinner
Story Land Glen, NH Character Dinner

Story Land Glen, NH Character Dinner

Story Land Glen, NH Character Dinner
Make sure you definitely check out Story Land when you can! I am upset we waited this long. It is a blast and truly a family and young kid friendly place! All the people that work there are so nice and kind. You can honestly tell they love being around kids. When you get a chance, check out Story Land on Facebook and Twitter. You can get all their deals and updates! 
Story Land Information:
Story Land
850 NH Route 16
Glen, NH 03838

* I was compensated with admission tickets to the park for this post; however, all opinions are mine and mine alone.


  1. Look at Kendall and her bag! I love it! Looks like a blast! LOVE STORYLAND!! What great pictures!

  2. Looks like great fun. I’d love for you to link it up at Tuesdays Travels sometime.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Glad you finally got your children to a park with rides and stories. Keep it up and take them for future ride parks.
    Love granddad and grandma.

  4. That place looks super fun! And it seems like your kiddos enjoyed themselves :)

  5. That sounds/looks amazing! I don’t even want to take the kids, just myself. ;-)

  6. How wonderful! I’m sure my two would love a place like this.

  7. That looks like it was a blast! There is something similar in Sacramento, but it is much much smaller with no rides. Just a fairy tale themed park basically. I would love to go to the one in NH someday.

  8. I’ve never heard of Story Land before today… looks like a lot of fun! Thanks for sharing!

  9. This is such a lovely place! and I haven’t been to it in years…i think it’s time to take a drive!! Thanks for reminding me! ^_^

  10. Oh wow! Story Land went and got a tech upgrade! Great photos!

  11. This looks like such a fun place to visit! Love the swan boats!

  12. That is awesome. I wish it was closer to us. The amusement park we have here is Michigan adventure.

  13. Oh wow! My Kids would love, love, love it there (and me too)! I wish it was closer to where I live. Maybe we’ll have to plan a vacation there someday.

  14. absolutely amazing!!! I just love it and especially love the name badges!!

  15. Great review!
    I love the licenses. It seems like there are lots of awesome things for the kids to do.
    Great pics!

  16. I loved StoryLand, of course that was more than 40 years ago when we went many times as children. We spent most of our vacation playing in waterfalls, but we did spend one day at Storyland. The memories that came flooding back when I saw that picture of the yellow shoe! Of course it does look more up to date, but some of the pictures are exactly as they were when I was a child. Thank you so much for this review.

  17. What a great place! Love Little Miss Muffet!!!

  18. I have been there a few times, mostly when I was a child, Great memories there! Thanks for sharing!

  19. I would have loved to take my kids there! Amazing!

  20. looks like a great time!

  21. That place looks awesome!

  22. cool place!

  23. Rhonda C. says:

    Beautiful family

  24. Been there a few times, so fun

  25. Great pictures! This place looks really fun and it looks like your family had a blast! Thanks for sharing!

  26. This looks like a cute and affordable place to take the kids.

  27. Julia Prue Potvin says:

    Glad you & your family had a great time visiting in MY BACKYARD, I live within miles of Storyland. Luv IT !! Many memories of fun filled days there with my kids, and later my grandkids. Hope you enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Mountains of NH !!

  28. Looks like a lot of fun! I cant wait until my kids are old enough for this type of fun :)

  29. I SOOO wish we had a “Storyland” or place like this where I lived for my daughter. How exciting and fun!!

  30. Looks cute for the younger kids!

  31. Anonymous says:

    looks like alot of fun and i hope you didt!!!

  32. Anonymous says:

    mocca hot is my favorite cold or hot outside i stick with it!!

  33. it seems like a great park for kids! looks like lots of fun :) i hope some day when i do have kids i can take them to this park, i’m sure they will enjoy it!

  34. Karisa Bib. says:

    Looks like you had a great day! Sacramento’s Fairytale Town is cute but this one looks much more elaborate. The IDs with personalized photos are terrific!

  35. Darci W says:

    Looks like fun!! :)

  36. Looks like a fun place to take the kids!!

  37. kim gunter says:

    Looks like a fun place!

  38. Looks like an awesome fun place

  39. Looks like an awesome fun place

  40. Looks like an awesome fun place

  41. Great family place!

  42. Anonymous says:

    Sounds like a fun place to take the kids

  43. I’m going to tell my niece to bring my nephew here. She’s still planing on where to take her son for a summer vacation.

  44. Your husband looked like he barely fit in the flying shoe. Looks like you all had a wonderful time.

  45. I read this from the email and just want to say that it looked like the whole family had a great time! It makes me happy to see such fun!

  46. Wow that looks fun even for adults!

  47. I have never heard of this place. It looks like a great place to take kids.

  48. I’m taking my 5 childern the beginning of August.I can’t wait, I love that place. :)

  49. This place looks so neat! My nieces would love it! Thank you for sharing!

    Jennifer Hedden

  50. This place is fairly local for me, and I am hoping to bring my boys this summer! They are 3 now and I think they might actually appreciate and enjoy it opposed to being bored or not remembering or caring. Thanks for sharing!

  51. looks like an amazing place

  52. very berry hibious

  53. This is awesome!! :) Thanks for sharing your family vacation.

  54. i <3 story land we only live 10 miles from it we try to go every summer but sometime cant make it

  55. This looks like an amazing trip for the kids! :)

  56. This place looks sooo cool! We have a similar place here in NJ and we plan on hitting it up soon! I love the pics-the kids were really having a blast! I hope we have as much fun as your family did! God Bless! <3

  57. Anonymous says:

    Enjoyed your blog about this; we haven’t been since my daughter was a baby. We would love to go back someday before they get too old!
    Meghan G

  58. What a darling place…I especially like the litle yellow play house and thoss children’s ID’s are super cute as well as avery smart thing! Thanks!

  59. Oh how I wish Alabama was not so far away! :( Storyland looks like such a wonderful place to visit!! Hopefully we will get to try it out someday! Thanks so much for all the great information! =D

  60. I would SO love to take my grandson here! We live in Georgia and that’s quite a stretch for us! I’m glad you and your family could enjoy this day together! Days like this are what life is all about!!!

  61. Wow, this really brings me back! I grew up in Maine so I went here a lot, it’s nice to see it hasn’t changed that much ♥ It looks like everyone had a great time, thanks for sharing!

  62. amy linderman says:

    aww that looks soooo fun! my boys would love that place!

  63. that looks like a cool place


  65. This looks so cute! It reminds me of Storybook Land in New Jersey.

  66. It looks like you had a good time. :)

  67. Cindy Merrill says:

    They have expanded it since i was there as a kid- looks like alot more fun. They didn’t have the pumpkin coach then or Cinderella’s castle.

  68. I’ve never heard of this place before. Looks like a lot of fun!

  69. Nadine Forget says:

    OMG, this place sounds so cool! I would love to go there. I haven’t been to New Hampshire, but have gotten pretty close when our family did the Plymouth Rock, Salem Witch trails and stuff in that area. I am definitely going to put this on the places and adventures to do, when we travel to the east coast for vacation.

  70. Adorable! I would have loved this as a child (I would actually love it now!)

  71. Wish we had something so cool where Im from! Looks like the fun of Disneyland without the crowds and costs.

  72. rebeka deleon says:

    i have grown up in maine and NH and i have been here a couple of times when i was a kid! :) i hope someday i can go back up there with my kids as i live in NC now.

  73. Anonymous says:


  74. Wendy Meyer says:

    I’ve always wanted to go here but the ride from NY seems daunting with younger kids still.

  75. What a fun place! It’s such a joy watching lids have a good time – love those swan boats!

  76. Aww, what a fun looking place!

  77. Christy Maurer says:

    That looks like so much fun! Good to know there are places like that still :)

  78. I’ve never heard of Story Land before today… looks like a lot of fun!

  79. This sounds like a wonderful place to visit with your family lots to do and many places to see and learn from lots of character…..thanks for shareing


    Amy Tolley

  80. What an awesome place! I would love to take my grandkids there, they would have a blast! (So would I!!)

  81. I LOVE Storyland! I used to go there nearly every Summer as a child. I have some really great memories of it, and lots of fun pictures!

  82. Brings back so many memories when we went with our kids back in 2007!

  83. Wow! It looks like so much fun! This just makes me all the more excited for our family vacation in August!

  84. I wish Indiana had something like this. Looked like your family had a great time!! I think my favorite part would have been to take the pumpkin coach up to Cinderella’s castle to meet her!

  85. Cindy B (on rc/fb) ~ thanks for the review; if we’re ever up that way we’ll have to check it out… love the little “driver’s licenses.”

  86. looks like a fun-filled ay

  87. im glad you guys had a great time! i wish we had stuff like this by our house!

  88. When my little one saw this post, she really wants to go. We will go there next time!

  89. Looks like a great family adventure – I like the pirate ship ride and the character dinner

  90. That looks like a lot of fun :) Great adventure :)

  91. Looks like soo much fun, my kids would love it!

  92. what a great trip you all had . i want to go lol

  93. Andrea Perra Hadfield says:

    I’m originally from NH (born and raised) but now live in Maine. I’ve been to Storyland, it’s so much fun and in a beautiful part of the state.

  94. Lucky you

  95. this looks amazing

  96. your picture bring the place to life. My kids are so excited to go there!

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