- The list below includes 89 free or cheap things to do in or near Hooksett, New Hampshire, including 97 different types of inexpensive activities like Arcades, Movie Theaters, Tennis and Ice Skating.
- From Space Entertainment Center to Cinemagic, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hooksett and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manchester, Concord, Nashua and Londonderry.
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.
Salem Town Forest is a park that is home to various wildlife and provides 3.7 miles of trails to visitors for walking, riding horses or mountain biking. Seasonally the park also can be used to hunt, snowshoe or ski.
Visitors to the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner, New Hampshire enjoy intriguing displays of Native American art, clothing, weapons and other items used by members of nearby First Nations. The most popular exhibits include intricate feathered headdresses, woven baskets and beaded items.
Seasons change, but Nashua's own Roby Park is the perfect spot to bring the family anytime of the year. With a zip line, playground, ice skating rink, two baseball diamonds, and a giant hill made for sledding, the park offers much to keep little ones busy as well as adults.
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.
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.