- 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.
The Pemberton Bait and Tackle Company features fishing charters, island taxis to Boston Harbor islands, and a waterfront cafe located on the pier that offers breakfast and lunch starting at 5:30a.m. Bait and tackle rentals also on the premises.
Adams National Historical Park, in addition to the nearby estate called Peacefield, is the historic home of four generations of the Adams family which included U.S. Presidents, ambassadors, historians and more. The structures and their periods furnishings are preserved and available for viewing.
Since 1974, Pepi Herrmann has been hand-cutting glass, now displayed at the Pepi Herrmann Crystal Gallery & Museum. The museum features an array of beautiful, hand-cut crystal items including vases, glassware, ornaments, jewelry and a Cinderella glass slipper.
Norwood Historical Society features the Day House which is open seasonally for tours and seasonal exhibits in the spring and fall months. The Day House is also available for group tours and for research by appointment year round.
Just over 700 guests can fit within the Norwood Theatre with seating in both the main auditorium section and the balcony. Musicians, magicians, dance companies, and theater companies perform at the theater throughout the year.
Quincy Quarries Reservation is a 22 acre park born from old granite quarries. It is highlighted by huge granite rock walls which can be used for rock climbing, and it also has several hiking trails and picnic areas.
Otherwise known as The Official Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Meadowbrook is a music performance venue in Gilford, New Hampshire. Patrons enjoy open-air seating, excellent acoustics and top-notch entertainment by bands such as ZZ Top.
The Quincy Historical Society operates the Quincy History Museum, among other historic attractions. The museum features exhibits spanning over 400 years of history, with particular emphasis on local native John Adams.