The Merrimack Valley of south-central New Hampshire includes the town of Manchester.
- The Palace Theater in Manchester is where the symphony and Opera League of New Hampshire perform.
- The Currier Museum of Art is an internationally renowned art museum located in Manchester.
- Established in 1932, the Derryfield Country Club is an eighteen-hole regulation public golf course located in the heart of Manchester. It is one of only three municipally-owned golf courses in the state of New Hampshire.
- The McIntyre Ski Area is located in Manchester.