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America's Stonehenge is a privately owned tourist attraction and archaeological site consisting of a number of large rocks and stone structur
Science Museum
SEE Science Center , Manchester
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The SEE Science Center is an interactive learning center established to promote the understanding, enjoyment and achievements of science, tec
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Pats Peak is an independent alpine ski resort located in Henniker, New Hampshire, in the United States. The ski area opened in 1963 and has a
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This self-guided Smart Phone Tour is a fun & historical journey through Benson Park, once famously known as "Benson's Wild Animal Farm", narrated by John T. Benson, the original founder of the park. This is an easy 30-minute walking tour covering about one mile of the interior of the park and you can take it anytime from 5 AM - 8 PM. You'll hear stories about the many exotic animals that once lived here including Tony the Gorilla, Betsy the Elephant, lions, tigers, monkeys, bears and more! For 60 years, daily circus entertainment and amusement rides were popular but today, it's home to the beautiful wildlife of New Hampshire. Stop by the Benson Park Store for an ice cream, cold drink, snack or a souvenir, open Fri.-Sunday, 12-4 PM. Public restrooms are available and leashed dogs are allowed.
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Room Escape Games , Manchester
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Merrimack Valley

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Home to vibrant cities and idyllic villages, Merrimack Valley boasts some of the best historical scenic drives in New Hampshire. Stretching along the banks of one of New England's larger waterways, Manchester was once home to the world's biggest textile mill now turned into a thriving arts and dining hub. New Hampshire's capital Concord attracts art lovers and theatergoers with must-see performances and a walkable historical center. For outdoor experiences, visit Nashua with its huge city park and cross-country skiing area. Budding astronomers should add America's Stonehenge--presumably the oldest man-made stone structure in the U.S.--to their Merrimack Valley itinerary. When using our United States trip itinerary planner, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.

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