$39 for Horseback Trail Ride, Zoo Admission, and a Bag of Petting-Zoo Oats at Charmingfare Farm in Candia ($80 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Riders of all level welcome

  • Picturesque scenery
  • Petting zoo & wildlife exhibits
  • Experienced guides

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 31, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Reservation required, subject to availability. Valid only for rides before noon on Saturday and Sunday, normal hours Tuesday-Friday. Must be at least 10 years old. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Troubadourable folk buddies Simon and Garfunkel once sang that "it's all happening at the zoo," before retiring from music to live out their days serenely basking in the reptile habitat. Get happening with today's Groupon: for $39, you get a horseback trail ride, zoo admission, and a bag of oats for the petting zoo at Charmingfare Farm (an $80 value) in Candia, New Hampshire.

Charmingfare Farm cures cravings for the great outdoors with scenic horseback trail rides and a furry mix of pet-friendly farm animals and wildlife exhibits. Before the trail ride (a $60 value) begins, riders of all level can get to know their tame stallion in the training pen, where a knowledgeable guide will teach the basics of steering, circling, and dismounting the horse before french-braiding its tail. Once riders feel comfortable and confident atop their sturdy steed, the group will embark on a leisurely jaunt along livestock-speckled meadows, old logging roads, and majestic woods where wildlife, including wild turkeys and foxes, sometimes make an uncredited guest appearance. Helmets are provided, and guests are encouraged to bring sunscreen, bug spray, and a camera.

Aspiring zoologists of all ages can absorb their daily allowance of knowledge at the Charmingfare Farm zoo (a $17 value), which is filled with more than 200 wild and tame animals. Inside the Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn petting area, visitors can befriend common farm folk such as pigs, goats, and llamas while using their provided bag of oats (a $3 value) to bribe sheep for their valuable sweaters. Indigenous wildlife such as coyotes, bears, and birds of prey make outdoor exhibits their home, with live demonstrations and vaudeville performances.

Charmingfare Farm

Baby goats and calves lounge on straw in a petting zoo while wolves and black bears frolic just yards away. It's not a radical experiment in natural selection, though; it's just part of the varied attractions at Charmingfare Farm. After taking in the entire zoo—from pigs to camels—guests can avail themselves of such diversions as trail rides atop one of the farm's friendly horses. Horse-drawn hayrides and sleigh ride socials culminate in a stop at a roaring bonfire where guests can cook all the hotdogs and 'smores they've captured in the wild.

Customer Reviews

This is such a great place to bring kids, especially for the special events! The egg hunt was fun for the family and seeing the animals, the Easter Bunny and roasting marshmallows over an open fire was a perfect day.
Erin S. · 7 days ago
The egg hunt wasn't at all what I was expecting, they just had hundreds of plastic eggs laying on bales of hay. Of corse the farm animals were fun to visit with and pet.
Brandy S. · May 9, 2017
So much fun! Looking forward to another visit soon.
Kristina K. · May 2, 2017
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    774 High St.

    Candia, New Hampshire 03034

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