Did you mean?Try your search again
I am a member at 2 gyms in town. Work Out World (WOW) and Best Fitness.
Both are huge with so much equipment you never have to wait in line because there are choices.
I love the class schedules as well.
Something for everyone.
Updated Sep 29, 2012
Want to experience a good old-fashioned drive in movie theater? Nearby Milford has a 50 year old theater that shows all of the latest family-friendly PG and PG-13 movies. Admission is only $20.00 per car for up to 6 occupants. Movies show on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights throughout the summer months.
If the weather is good, the theater gets very busy. The shows start at dusk (which obviously various throughout the summer) and the ticket window opens around 6pm. On busy nights, the traffic sometimes backs up 3/4 of a mile. Plan to get there early so you can park before the movies begin.
Written Jun 19, 2008
Address: 570 Elm St, Milford, NH
When I lived in Nashua, NH, I made at least 8 or 10 trips up into the White Mountains, mostly to show off my beautiful new state to friends and family. My favorite time of year is fall when the leaves are changing and the weather is still nice, just avoid the busy weekends. Kancamagus Scenic Byway is a favorite drive for many leaf peepers. I always enjoyed trying to see Mount Washington, home of the world's worst recored weather, but I could rarely see the top through the thick clouds. Another unique area was the Old Man of the Mountain; he has since lost his head, but he managed to get his mug on the quarter for eternity. See below for more details.
Mount Washington is certainly New England's most famous mountain. Standing at 6,288 feet it is the tallest mountain in the northeast US. Mount Washington is known for having some of the worst weather ever recorded in the world including winds of 231 mph in 1934 and hurricane-force winds an average of 110 days each year. The peak of the mountain has hosted a weather observatory off an on since 1870. Ascent can be done on the cog railway or the auto road. This is also a great hiking area, with the Appalachian Trail crossing the summit. Skiing Mount Washington is popular each Memorial Day, as are the road race (running not driving) and the bicycle race.
The old Man of the Mountain. Where to begin? Little known outside of New Hampshire, somehow this great state thought it was important enough to include on their state quarter. I'd love to know how many people saw the quarter when it was first issued and had no idea what the image was...I'd bet close to 90% of the country. Even today people still probably have no idea what the old man is. He was discovered around 1805 towering some 1,200 feet above Profile Lake, which I'm sure he used for shaving. His massive head was some 40 feet tall and 25 feet wide, but from a few thousand feet away it looked like a speck on the horizon. I'm sure his stone head was heavy and in 1916 cables were installed to keep his forehead from dipping and keep his chin up. We wouldn't want the Old Man to hang is head, they said. In 1958 the crack in his head had widened, so the state of NH authorized $25,000 to further secure his head and create a water diversion ditch along his now rapidly receding hairline. In 1972 his crumbling ear was patched, but his hearing never improved. In 1991 his Adams apple was glued together, but the Old Man never spoke another word after that. In 2002 one of he former caretaker's ashes were implanted in the Old Man's eye, causing his to cry in pain. Finally the tired Old Man collapsed in May 2003.
The White Mountains are a favorite destination for people from across southern New England to see the leaves change each fall. One of the favorite drives is the Kancamagus Scenic Byway across the southern end of the park. 34. miles of scenic road wind along the Rocky Gorge and over a 2,855 foot high pass offering stunning views.
Opened in 1902, the Mount Washington Hotel is in Carroll, NH, but the area is generally known as Bretton Woods after the local ski resort of the same name. The list of famous guests this hotel has hosted is long and distinguished, including President Warren Harding, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, , oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, baseball player Babe Ruth, inventor Thomas Edison, author Carl Sandburg, director Alfred Hitchcock, and businessman Joseph Kennedy. The hotel's most famous and far-reaching event was the Bretton Woods Conference of 1944. Near the end of World War II, delegates from 44 nations gathered to determine the rebuilding process for the world economy after the war ended. It was here that the gold standard, pegged to the US dollar was determined, and the International Monetary Fund and World Bank were created to encourage trade and development. Rooms at the Mount Washington Hotel start around $200 for accommodations only, and some of the large suites are closer to $800 per night (and probably more for high-powered guests). Luckily nearby hotels such as the Bretton Arms Country Inn and the Lodge at Bretton Woods offer rooms for under $100 per night.
Updated Jun 19, 2008
Read about the history of the Nashua Telegraph
The local paper is a great way to stay in touch with goings on in the city.
Updated Dec 1, 2007
Annual Nashua Country Fair featuring The Great American Cow Maneuver. This year's fair will include games for kids, entertainment, raffles, crafts, a farmer's market, craft tables, Cow Maneuver, and other fun filled activities for the whole family.
The Nashua Country Fair would not be complete without the Great American Cow Maneuver. For a mere $10 deed purchase, you have the opportunity to win a whopping $5000 or other cash prizes. This deed entitles you to a plot of land measuring one yard by one yard on a football-sized grid. A computer-generated program randomly scatters the plots over the entire field. At the appointed time 3 cows are led into the pen and allowed to do what cows do. The 1st two plops are worth $500 to the 2 lucky deed holders. The 3rd and final plop is the grand prize of $5000. Other deed holders can look forward to other cash prizes picked through a random drawing. Only in Nashua!
Written Nov 29, 2007
Address: Amherst Street, Nashua
There is nothing like the scent and taste of a fresh apple in the fall.
The 1st weekend the public is allowed to pick apples I am standing under my favorite tree at Lull Farm in Hollis, NH bag in hand. Sometimes we bring a picnic and wine and relax while giving instructions to the kids about which apples to select for us.
I stock up each and every week by making an apple run to the farm. So good.
Written Nov 29, 2007
Nashua’s official kick-off to the holiday season is held the Saturday evening following Thanksgiving. Each year, close to 30,000 people from across New England to attend this event. Much of the downtown is closed to traffic for the evening, allowing Strollers to wander to different performances, sample offerings from street vendors, dine in downtown’s fine restaurants and do holiday shopping at our unique specialty shops and boutiques.
In keeping with the holiday spirit, the Winter Holiday Stroll also features a collection at City Hall where strollers can drop off items such as canned goods, disposable diapers and new, unwrapped toys for local charitable organizations.
Written Nov 29, 2007
Address: Main Street, Nashua, NH
Extra Innings Nashua is recognized as New Hampshire's premier baseball and softball training facility - dedicated to fulfilling the needs of players of all ages and abilities. Extra Innings state of the art, year round, indoor training facility has over 12,800 square feet of training area, 8 indoor batting tunnels, pitching tunnels, a fully stocked Pro Shop, batting stations, and birthday area.
Written Nov 29, 2007
Address: Extra Innings
Phone: (603) 598-5200
The Conway Arena is New Hampshire's newest state-of-the-art ice rink facility, outfitted to meet all your skating needs. Some of our great amenities include:
200' x 85' state of the art ice rink
7 Locker rooms
Seating for 1050 people
Large lobby and seating area overlooking the ice rink
Figure skating room
Written Nov 29, 2007
Address: Conway Arena, 8 Riverside Street, Nashua, NH 03062
No Plane, No Parachute, No Problem!
SkyVenture New Hampshire is a new state of the art indoor vertical wind tunnel where you can experience the freedom of flight! There is no falling sensation, you just float above the trampoline floor with ease. The indoor vertical wind tunnel is not only used by the world’s best skydivers to train in but it was also designed for the general public to experience the sport of body flight.
SkyVenture completely immerses visitors in the world of high adventure skydiving, without ever having to pack a parachute, pull a ripcord, or jump out of a perfectly good airplane. No experience is necessary.
Virtually anyone can fly ages 3 and up.
Written Nov 21, 2007
Address: 3 Poisson Ave, Nashua, NH 03060
3 Reviews and 174 Opinions When I went online to make the reservation, it stated that there were no availability. But when I...
1 Review and 70 Opinions I spent a few weeks at the Extended Stay America on the northern end of Nashua. This is a newer...