- The list below includes 194 free or cheap things to do in or near Merrimack, New Hampshire, including 105 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- From Horse Hill Nature Preserve to Twin Bridges Park & Kids Kove, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Merrimack and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lowell, Manchester, Nashua and Haverhill.
Visitors can enjoy a 10 screen movie theater that features stadium seating at O'neil Cinemas. This theater also features the new BigD Experience which is an auditorium with a wall to wall 78 by 35 feet screen with digital projection.
A 10-screen movie theater with stadium seating, Apple Tree Cinema displays first-run, feature films using digital projection. The theater features D-BOX motion seating and has a snack bar with food and drinks.
Skiing is popular throughout New Hampshire, but many courses only offer downhill slopes. The Windblown Cross Country Ski Area, however, bucks that trend. It's the place to go for cross country ski and snowshoe hikes.
Religiously affiliated, Simple Gifts Church House provides a showcase for local bands and musicians. An intimate venue, a variety of genres including blues, classical and jazz artists have been featured at this locale.
The Scouting Museum and Library is actually two facilities: the Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum and the Max I. Silber Scouting Library. They offer a variety of exhibits devoted to the history of the Boy Scouts of America.
Located in a warehouse, Nh Indoor Paintball offers visitors a competitive paintball experience with obstacles like walls to hide behind. The field has a pro shop located next to it that sells paintball related equipment.
Spanning 80 acres, Silver Lake State Park has sandy beaches along the perimeter of Silver Lake. The lake can be used for swimming, boating and kayaking while the park provides picnic tables and a playground for children.