- TripBuzz found 76 things to do with kids in or near Concord, New Hampshire, including 59 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manchester, Hooksett, Laconia and Derry.
- From Contoocook River Canoe Company to Boutwells Bowling Center, the Concord area offers 96 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, History Museums, Historic Buildings and Bowling.
- Concord is the capital of New Hampshire and is home to many higher institutes of education including the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Guests can step back into history by visiting the Eagle Hotel, a preserved space where at least 5 presidents stayed or dined, and the Phenix Hall, where Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt delivered speeches.
The Contoocook River Canoe Company is a family owned rental authority offering a variety of kayak, paddle board, and canoe rentals. The company services those looking to participate in related activities on the Contoocook River, Merrimack River, and Glenn Lake.
Featuring 24 lanes available, the Boutwells Bowling Center is a local bowling alley featuring a number of amenities for guests to enjoy. In addition to open bowling, the alley also has a bar/lounge, summer bowling leagues, and birthday party hosting.
Named for space pioneers Christina McAuliffe and Alan Shepherd, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center comprises a planetarium, space and science exhibits, simulation experiences and the NASA Educator Resource Center. Workshops include rocket building, and summer space camps.
Housed in a building designed by architect Guy Lowell, the New Hampshire Historical Society contains a research library and museum. The New Hampshire Historical Society covers the history of New Hampshire through photographs, newspaper, artifacts, and other documents.
Granite State Roller Derby is a roller derby league that consists of several different local teams. Visitors commonly enjoy attending the derbies and enjoying the excitement and festivities offered during the events.
A movie theater featuring 10 auditoriums, Regal Concord 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater provides descriptive video and assisted listening devices as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
A small, independent theater, Red River Theatres screens art house films, documentaries, and foreign and independent offerings. The concession stand offers beer, wine, and coffee in addition to traditional theater fare.