Welcome to Manchester
A thriving city with a rich history.
Manchester, N.H., is the only city in the state with over 100,000 residents. Manchester has a rich history in textile and manufacturing and a thriving future because of it. As it has been dubbed, the Queen City offers easy access to major routes and neighboring locales. With the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport also at play, you have an easy getaway by car or plane.
This bustling town has the right home for everyone, with a mixture of single-family residences, apartments, and two-story homes in both city and residential settings.
What to Love
- Easy access to neighboring towns via vehicle, and other states via plane
- A large biking community and plenty of pathways to explore
- The abundance of hotspots to visit in town or nearby
- Borders the scenic Lake Massabesic
- Variety of home types
Bordered by the towns of Bedford, Londonderry, Goffstown, and Auburn, Manchester puts you close to numerous hotspots and popular locales within the area. Its eastern border meets Lake Massabesic, which supplies the town’s drinking water and includes a network of beautiful walking trails. There is also a significant biking community and plenty of paths to get you around town seamlessly. Explore the dining destinations and shops and keep yourself occupied with the mixture of businesses in Manchester and nearby.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Dining choices abound in Manchester. Hanover Street Chophouse is a high-end hideaway that serves steaks, seafood, and traditional American dishes with a diverse wine list.
The Foundry is a trendy gastropub where farm-to-table food is served. Creative martinis and craft beer are on the drink menu, while the food selections include their award-winning poutine, caramelized sea scallops, porterhouse steak, short rib panini, and burger specials.
The Mall of New Hampshire opened its doors in 1977 and has grown to include more than 100 shops and retailers. A food court provides lunch possibilities while you navigate the maze of businesses within.
Things to Do
Numerous parks fill the area to provide outdoor recreational opportunities of all types. Beautiful throughout the region’s four seasons, Massabesic Cliffs links with the lake’s calm network of hiking trails. Veteran's Memorial Park is a typical destination in town for festivals and outdoor concerts, and it also provides a look back at history. It's a great place to enjoy a simple walk.
Stark Park spans 30 acres and offers lots of green space. The gazebo is a favored backdrop for photos. Meanwhile, Livingston Park provides more variety. An outdoor pool, pond, boardwalk, running track, playground, and baseball diamond give hours of entertainment.
McIntyre Ski Area is a popular resort for the winter season. Veterans of the sport can enjoy the entire hill, while beginners can receive lessons and get acquainted with the more accessible trails. There is also a grill on-site where you can devour a delicious meal after a day spent on your feet.
Art lovers will enjoy a visit to the Currier Museum of Art. It combines American and European collections of statues, paintings, and eclectic pieces. The SEE Science Center offers educational opportunities for students and has interactive exhibits.