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ManchesterUnited States of America

A landmark Frank Lloyd Wright home, world-renowned performance centers and a unique industrial history await visitors to New Hampshire’s largest city.

Manchester was one of the region's leading industrial hubs in the 19th century. Now it is New Hampshire's largest city and offers an appealing blend of culture, outdoor activities and classic New England charm.

Historic textile mills and factories from the city's industrial past command today’s skyline. Stroll through the Millyard Museum to learn about 11,000 years of regional history. Upstairs, visit the SEE Science Center with hands-on activities and interactive exhibits for the whole family. Admire the LEGO® Millyard Project, a 3-million-piece scale LEGO® model of the city’s historic Amoskeag Mill complex. Outside, walk along the banks of the Merrimack River, which runs through the center of Manchester.

Explore centuries of American and European sculptures, paintings and ceramics at the Currier Museum of Art. Travel 2 miles (3 kilometers) north to the Zimmerman House, the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in New England that is open to the public. Take a guided tour to explore the architecture and grounds of this unique landmark.

Head downtown for tax-free shopping. Watch a show at the Palace Theatre, where renowned performers take to the stage in a historic setting. The Verizon Wireless Arena draws popular musicians and is also home to the Manchester Monarchs hockey team. Grab a spot in the 11,000-seat civic center and settle back for an evening of entertainment.

Spend a day along the banks of Lake Massabesic, an outdoor recreation area less than 5 miles (8 kilometers) from downtown. Walk along trails bordering the waterfront or enjoy fishing or kayaking on the lake. In winter, ski at Mount McIntyre right in the downtown area.

Drive an hour east to New Hampshire’s coast for swimming or sunbathing on the Atlantic Ocean shores. While in New England, enjoy local specialties of lobster and other fresh seafood.

Manchester is 52 miles (83.7 kilometers) from Boston. Visit during autumn to experience the peak of New England’s renowned colorful foliage. Enjoy the picturesque location and unique cultural attractions in this charming city.

Where to stay in Manchester

Top hotels in Manchester

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
3.5 out of 5
700 Elm St., Manchester, NH
The price is £75 per night from 2 Feb to 3 Feb

Located in Downtown, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Southern New Hampshire University Arena and Palace Theater. City Hall Plaza and Millyard Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (426 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Clean staff was super nice and helpful. Breakfast was delicious. Only issue I had was the noise in the hallway all hours of the night. It was New Years but People were in the hallways being loud and slamming doors at 4Am."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown
Park View Inn - Salem
Park View Inn - Salem
2 out of 5
109 S Broadway, Salem, NH
The price is £50 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb

Situated in Salem, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from The Mall at Rockingham Park and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Canobie Lake Park. Rockingham Park and SMG Primary ...

4.2/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Close to everything that was needed. Traffic can be tough with construction going on"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2021

Park View Inn - Salem
Best Western Plus Executive Court Inn & Conference Center
Best Western Plus Executive Court Inn & Conference Center
3 out of 5
13500 S Willow St, Manchester, NH
The price is £79 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Mall of New Hampshire and within 6 miles (10 km) of Palace Theater and Fresenius Medical Care at ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Location was clean staff was friendly enjoy the location food close by would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2021

Best Western Plus Executive Court Inn & Conference Center
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top Holiday Rentals in Manchester

Cabin: Private Hot Tub, Walk to Pats Peak Ski Area
Cabin: Private Hot Tub, Walk to Pats Peak Ski Area
803 Flanders Road, Henniker, NH

Situated in Henniker, this cabin is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Pats Peak and within 12 miles (20 km) of Horace Lake and Franklin Pierce Homestead. Family Tree Health ...

5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Quiet place

"Nice and quiet as advertised."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

Cabin: Private Hot Tub, Walk to Pats Peak Ski Area
Holiday Deal! Beautiful 3 bed apartment within walking distance to everything!
Holiday Deal! Beautiful 3 bed apartment within walking distance to everything!
282 Summer St, Apartment #3, Manchester, NH
The price is £502 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan

This family-friendly Manchester holiday home is within a 15-minute walk of Southern New Hampshire University Arena and Palace Theater. SEE Science Center and ...

3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)
Functional, clean, convenient

"We needed somewhere to stay for four nights while I floors were being redone. This did the trick. Not a fancy stay, but clean, neat, convenient, and reasonably priced. Plenty of room for out family of four. The owner was quickly responsive to questions we had before our arrival, and we had no issues ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2020

Holiday Deal! Beautiful 3 bed apartment within walking distance to everything!
Tentrr Signature Site - Farm with a View and a Canopy
Tentrr Signature Site - Farm with a View and a Canopy
56 Whitehouse Road, Loudon, NH
The price is £97 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan

Situated in Loudon, this holiday home is 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from New Hampshire International Speedway and within 12 miles (20 km) of Canterbury Shaker Village and ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Amazing Views and Location

"My wife and I greatly enjoyed our stay at Miles Smith Farm. The hosts were very welcoming and provided all necessary items to have a relaxing stay. The location and views were second to none and would highly recommend the stay!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2021

Tentrr Signature Site - Farm with a View and a Canopy
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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