Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic place to stay in the north east of the United States should try Merrimack Valley. Located in the state of New Hampshire this region offers visitors many things to see and do. Here holidaymakers will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, cottages, B&Bs and campgrounds.
Holidaymakers staying in Merrimack Valley will find many fun activities to do and this is also a fantastically scenic area that can be explored by hiking, cycling and horse riding. The lakes of the valley offer fun watersports such as swimming, snorkelling, fishing, sailing, paddle boating, wind surfing, water skiing and jet skiing. There are some excellent golfing facilities in the region including the 18-hole course at Merrimack Valley Golf Club in Methuen. During the winter months holidaymakers can head to two ski hills in the region at McIntyre Ski Area in North Manchester and Pats Peak in Henniker. Other popular activities here include tennis, roller blading and bird watching. Visitors will find many bars and restaurants to choose from in the Merrimack Valley area serving delicious fare. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food, drink and other provisions from stores and markets in the towns here.
Merrimack Valley offers holidaymakers not only activities but many fantastic places to visit. For example the state capital city Concord is full of many attractions such as The New Hampshire State House and Phenix Hall. Also well worth visiting in Concord are the New Hampshire Historical Society, Capitol Center for the Arts and the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, which is a planetarium. In fact the valley features many fine and diverse museums including the Museum of Family Camping in Allenstown, the New England Wildlife Museum in Derry and the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester. Holidaymakers may also like to take the Franco-American Heritage Tour in Manchester.
June, July and August are the warmest months in this part of New Hampshire with an average high of around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures in January and February can dip as low as 5 degrees Fahrenheit but average out at about 20. The rainfall across the year is quite even with an average of about 2 inches in February to a highest of 3.6 inches in august.
Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston Massachusetts is approximately one hour and 20 minute’s drive from Merrimack Valley and has numerous flights from international airports. These include Amsterdam (AMS), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ), and Zurich (ZRH) as well as many other U.S cities. Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are car rental firms located at the airport.