- Our list of the best things to do in Manchester, Connecticut, features the top 331 nearby activities — including 119 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Manchester, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Manchester, CT , followed by 316 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hartford, West Hartford, Springfield, Middletown, Simsbury, Bristol, South Windsor, East Haddam, Newington, Bloomfield, Windsor, Wethersfield, New Britain, Farmington, Southington, Avon, West Springfield, Enfield, Agawam, Meriden, Glastonbury, East Hartford, New Hartford, Storrs, Colchester, Willimantic, Wallingford, Cheshire, Mashantucket, Mansfield and Plantsville
47% 43 votes
194 Buckland Hills Drive, Manchester, CT 06042 MoreLess Info
Catch a rising star of comedy at the Hartford Funny Bone Comedy Club in Manchester, Connecticut. The Funny Bone hosts up-and-coming talent and nationally-recognized comedians such as Lewis Black and Greg Morton.
A 3.5-mile loop trail, Laurel Marsh Trail takes visitors past the Hockanum River through woodlands, hills and meadows. The trail is suitable for hiking and provides opportunities for fishing, boating, birdwatching and wildlife viewing.
Home to sports fields and courts, Charter Oak Park can be used for baseball, softball, racquetball, tennis, basketball and soccer. The park also provides a playground, restroom facilities and a trail suitable for walking and biking.
Northwest Park has a nature trail, lighted baseball and little league fields with bleachers, volleyball courts, playground, a 50 foot pier overlooks Union Pond, a 55 foot rental pavilion with picnic tables, restrooms, rental kitchen and 72 inch grill.
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230 Pine Street, Manchester, CT 6040 MoreLess Info
Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society is housed in a retired 1901 fire station that showcases a working Gamewell Fire Alarm System as well as examples of early American craftsmanship related to firefighting such as glassware, lighting, leather making, photography and textiles.
The Foster Family Farm offers fieldtrips and private birthday events throughout most of the year. It is only open to the general public during the fall when it features two full-sized corn mazes, a family play yard, pumpkin patch, and a farm animal petting zoo.
87% 76 votes
501 Evergreen Way, Suite 503, South Windsor, CT 6074 MoreLess Info
Walk and enjoy the shops, dining, and sights about The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk. With parking available nearby, there are seasonal events open to the public, such as cooking classes, for kids and adults.
Located on 37 acres of land, Hillside Stable is an equestrian center offering a number of services for horses and their owners. Services that the center offers include boarding, riding lessons, and horses for lease/sale.
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1738 Ellington Rd, Ste B, South Windsor, CT 6074 MoreLess Info
As a designated acting studio, Performing Arts Programs offers educational workshops and lessons that teach students how to sing, dance, and act. These classes often culminate in a production open to family members and friends of the student.
Ideal for families, Nevers Park features a large playground with equipment for all ages. Along with a play area for kids, the park is also equipped with a dog walk and athletics field for baseball and soccer competitions.