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Merrimack-Valley Tourism and Sightseeing
Southern NH is the home of three wonderful cities, Nashua, Manchester and the state capital of Concord. In this Tri-city area, music and the performing arts are central to life in the city and the entire Merrimack Valley Region. The region has a rich cultural life, with a variety of activities all year-round. The surrounding towns and villages have a charming New England feel, hosting everything from pumpkin festivals, free summer concerts, to holiday strolls and recreation. If you like to eat, you will find every type of food to choose from, ranging from gourmet to fast food and take out. Even in the cities, the charming New England feel is not lost, and you are always a short drive to the Manchester International Airport with ample parking and car rentals.   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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America's Stonehenge
America's Stonehenge
Tour in Salem, NH USA

A 4,000 year old archaeological site. A maze of man made chambers and astronomical alignments. Self guided tours and an introductory video provide insight into who may have constructed this amazing site.


Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center
Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Nature in Manchester, NH USA

The Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center is an environmental education center located in Manchester, NH on the beautiful Merrimack River.

Bear Brook State Park
Bear Brook State Park
Recreation in Suncook, NH USA


Beaver Brook Association
Beaver Brook Association
Nature in Hollis, NH USA

Environmental Center, Trails and Gardens Beaver Brook Association was founded by Hollis P. Nichols and Jeffrey P. Smith, both of Hollis, New Hampshire.

Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn
Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Recreation in Hopkinton, NH USA

Ice cream, farm animals, corn mazes, nature trail and more The Kimball family invites you to their ninth generation historic family farm in Hopkinton for a truly memorable New Hampshire experience.


Boutwell's Bowling Center
Boutwell's Bowling Center things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Bowling in Concord, NH USA

Candlepin Bowling at its best, in a clean smoke free environment. Come in with the family for public bowling, or check out their full schedule of leagues for all types of bowlers.

Canobie Lake Park
Canobie Lake Park
Theme Park in Salem, NH USA

Canobie Lake Park has over 85 rides, games, LIVE entertainment and attractions. First opened in 1902, Canobie still features an antique carousel, a 1936 (but more recently rebuilt) roller coaster. But there's plenty of zoom for today's thrill-seekers too, with four roller coasters and more than 85 games and attractions.

Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury Shaker Village
Historic Site in Canterbury, NH USA

Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum dedicated to preserving the Shakers 200-year legacy of innovative design, entrepreneurship and spirituality by providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit.

Capitol Center For The Arts
Capitol Center For The Arts things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Theatre in Concord, NH USA

The Capitol Center for the Arts is the largest performing arts center in the state and has helped position Concord as a cultural destination. Broadway, ballet, folk and even country western fans travel from all over New England to attend performances at the center.


Children's Summer Series at the Palace Theatre!
Children's Summer Series at the Palace Theatre! things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Theatre in Manchester, NH USA

Eight shows designed for kids to enjoy during the summer. Don't be late for a very important date! Fly through Neverland, skip down the Yellow Brick Road, and learn that dreams really do come true when you join us for eight enchanting children's shows.

Cinemagic and IMAX Hooksett
Cinemagic and IMAX Hooksett things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Imax Theatre in Hooksett, NH USA


Clough State Park
Clough State Park
Recreation in Weare, NH USA

Clough State Park is located on the shore of Everett Lake, a 150-acre lake formed by a dam on the Piscataquog River. The park has a 900-foot sandy beach, playing fields, and large picnic areas.

Conway Arena
Conway Arena things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Recreation in Nashua, NH USA

The Conway Arena offers figure skating opportunities for everyone. Basic Skills classes are the foundation for both Learn to Play Hockey and Freestyle Figure Skating.

Currier Museum of Art
Currier Museum of Art things to do on a rainy day in Merrimack-Valley, NH
Art Museum in Manchester, NH USA

New Hampshire's premiere Fine Art Museum The Currier Museum of Art is dedicated to connecting art with people in innovative ways. The museum is home to a significant collection of European, American, and contemporary art, including works by Picasso, Monet, O'Keeffe, Le Witt, and works by New Hampshire artists.

Derryfield Country Club
Derryfield Country Club
Golf in Manchester, NH USA

An 18-hole course featuring 6,117 yards of golf for a par of 70. The course rating is 67.9, with a slope rating of 118.

Duston Country Club
Duston Country Club
Golf in Hopkinton, NH USA

9 holes scenic course  featuring  2,109 yards of golf, par of 32. The course rating is 30.7 and it has a slope rating of 102.  Women par is 33, rating32.2, slope rating of 106.

Finfighters Guide Service (fly Fishing)
Finfighters Guide Service (fly Fishing)
Fishing in Londonderry, NH USA

Set out from Base Camp on the Mad River in the scenic White Mountains of New Hampshire with licensed New Hampshire Guide, Registered Maine Master Guide, and Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Richie Bernard.

Hackleboro Orchards - Canterbury
Hackleboro Orchards - Canterbury
Recreation in Canterbury, NH USA

2016 CELEBRATING OUR 25TH APPLE SEASON AT HACKLEBORO ORCHARDS Working farm with fruits, vegetables and 18 varieties of apples with 9 varieties available for "Pick Your Own".

Hannah Duston Memorial State Historic Site
Hannah Duston Memorial State Historic Site
Historic Site in Boscawen, NH USA

Hannah Duston Memorial was erected in 1874 and is the first publically-funded statue in New Hampshire.

Henniker Covered Bridge
Henniker Covered Bridge
Scenic in Henniker, NH USA

The Henniker bridge was built by Milton Graton and his son Arnold in 1972 using traditional methods. For example, the framed trusses were pulled across the river by a team of oxen.

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Best Places to Stay in Merrimack-Valley


Hampton Inn Nashua
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester Bedford Nh
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From $109 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Nashua
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From $134 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn Concord
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From $159 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Merrimack-Valley


The best time to visit New Hampshire is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Merrimack-Valley


Month Low Avg High
January 5.2 18.8 32.3
February 8.2 21.9 35.6
March 18.4 31.4 44.3
April 29.0 42.5 56.0
May 40.2 54.3 68.3
June 49.5 63.5 77.4
July 54.6 68.4 82.1
August 52.8 66.5 80.2
September 43.5 57.9 72.2
October 31.8 46.4 60.9
November 23.6 36.6 49.6
December 12.3 24.9 37.4

Destinations in and around Merrimack-Valley to Visit



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Seacoast, NH
Seacoast, NH
(26.0 miles )
Monadnock, NH
Monadnock, NH
(29.7 miles )
Cambridge, MA
Cambridge, MA
(35.9 miles )
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
(37.9 miles )
Lakes-Region, NH
Lakes-Region, NH
(42.5 miles )
Dartmouth-Sunapee, NH
Dartmouth-Sunapee, NH
(46.3 miles )
Sturbridge, MA
Sturbridge, MA
(57.1 miles )
Providence, RI
Providence, RI
(65.9 miles )
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
(67.5 miles )
Plymouth, MA
Plymouth, MA
(67.5 miles )
Greater Springfield, MA
Greater Springfield, MA
(70.2 miles )
White-Mountains, NH
White-Mountains, NH
(72.9 miles )
Manchester, VT
Manchester, VT
(72.9 miles )
Warwick, RI
Warwick, RI
(73.3 miles )
Killington, VT
Killington, VT
(74.0 miles )
Middletown, RI
Middletown, RI
(83.0 miles )
Oxford Hills, ME
Oxford Hills, ME
(86.6 miles )
Newport, RI
Newport, RI
(87.0 miles )




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