|Things to See & Do |
TheCapitalRegion offers you enough things to do and see that you couldeasilyspend a lifetime here. But in case your stay is slightlyshorter, pleasereference our itinerary items. Antiques, skiing,hiking, wildlife,canoeing, arts, crafts, museums, historic sites,walking tours, farms,orchards, boating, golf, athletics, dances,country fairs, communitysuppers, youth activities and four beautifulseasons are part of themany features that enhance the quality of lifein the area.
Concord'sdowntownis healthy and vibrant. The successful turnaround of a fadingMainStreet into an active hub of community activities, commerce,politicsand entertainment was the result of mutual support by thecity,businesses and the community. One of the anchors to NewHampshire'srevitalized downtown is a State House crowned by a gleaminggold,eagle-topped dome which can't be missed by motorists passingthrough onI-93.
Themajorrestoration project to house the 1,360-seat Capitol Center forthe Artscontinues to enjoy tremendous success. The center offers avenue forboth nationally- and internationally acclaimed performers aswell aslocal performers. Other cultural sites include the Museum ofNewHampshire History, Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Pierce Manse,ConcordCity Auditorium and the Kimball-Jenkins Estate.
Othernearbycultural opportunities include Canterbury Shaker Village inCanterbury,the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium here in Concord and theGould HillApple Orchard in Hopkinton, all of which are not mereattractions butlearning experiences.
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