The Impulsive Traveler: Details, Manchester, N.H.

April 29, 2011
If you go

Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Manchester, N.H.? Here’s what you need to know for the weekend of May 6-8:

GETTING THERE

Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI to Manchester with fares starting at $217 round trip.

Plan your trip with our interactive map.

WHERE TO STAY

Radisson Hotel Manchester

700 Elm St.

800-395-7046

www.radisson.com

Centrally located downtown. Rooms from $109.

Ash Street Inn

118 Ash St.

603-668-9908

www.ashstreetinn.com

B&B offering Zimmerman House tour packages for $189. Rooms from $149.

WHERE TO EAT

Cotton

75 Arms St.

603-622-5488

www.cottonfood.com

In the Historic Millyard District. Dinner entrees start at $13.95.

Z Restaurant

860 Elm St.

603-629-9383

www.zfoodanddrink.com

Downtown favorite. Dinner entrees start at $18.

WHAT TO DO

The Millyard Museum

Mill #3, 200 Bedford St.

603-622-7531

www.manchesterhistoric.org/mill.htm

Chronicles Manchester’s industrial heritage. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $6, seniors and students $5, ages 6-18 $2.

Zimmerman House

Currier Museum of Art

150 Ash St.

603-669-6144

www.currier.org

Tours of the Zimmerman House begin and end at the Currier Museum. They run seasonally on Monday at 2 p.m. and Thursday-Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Reservations required. $20, seniors $19, students $16, ages 7-17 $8; admission includes Currier Museum. Children younger than 7 are not allowed to tour the Zimmerman House.

Aviation Museum of New Hampshire

13 E. Perimeter Rd., Londonderry

866-423-7662

www.nhahs.org

The history of New Hampshire aviation. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. Free, donations accepted.

INFORMATION

www.visitnh.com

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