Merrimack is a beautiful town that has a lot to offer to its residents and visitors. Though not as popular as the towns and cities located along the waterfront end of New Hampshire, Merrimack acts as a gateway to loads of fun destinations and activities taking place in the nearby towns and cities. Below is an overview of great places to visit and activities to enjoy while staying in Merrimack, NH:
Take a tour of the Anheuser-Busch Brewery
A visit to the Merrimack would not be complete without a trip to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery, one of the most popular brewing plants in the region. Located along the Daniel Webster Highway, the facility offers a free and informative tour of the facility including an insight into the age-old art of beer making and packaging. Adults also get a chance to sample different beer varieties in the hospitality section. Another interesting part of the tour is the visit to Clydesdale Hamlet-the original home of the legendary Budweiser Clydesdales.
Visit America’s Stonehenge
Just half an hour’s drive from Merrimack is America’s Stonehenge, one of the most visited attractions in the State. This highly forested park in Salem town is known for its ancient stone walls, mazes chambers, and meeting places that are alleged to be around four thousand years old. Apart from its ancient appeal, the park also features beautiful vegetation, Snowshoeing trails, hiking areas, and wildlife. Spanning an area of over 100 acres, America’s Stonehenge is a perfect family fun destination for history buffs and nature lovers living within Merrimack town and the surrounding communities.
Hike along the New Hampshire Heritage Trail
This is a scenic trail located just outside Merrimack that originates from Massachusetts and cuts across New Hampshire on its way to the Canadian border. The New Hampshire part of the trail is made up of more than just the scenic views; there are numerous historical highlights and points of interest. The trail is very popular with hikers and is a great way to explore the beauty of the land while still reminiscing about the past.
Merrimack town, just like most of New Hampshire, is heaven for camping enthusiasts. The town features several camping areas that accommodate different forms of camping including RVs, tents, and cabins. Most of these camping areas are parks offering more than just camping; other activities range from fishing, hiking, and biking all the way to kayaking and snowshoeing.
Other activities and points of interest within the Town include visiting the Twin Bridge Park and Kids Kove, Wildcat Falls Park and Conservation Area, Merrimack Premium Outlets and Nuthin’ But Good Times.