• local attractions

    attractions near the bedford village inn

    America's Stonehenge, Salem, NH

    603-893-8300
    Built by Native American’s or a migrant European population?  No one knows – a maze of man-made chambers, walls, and ceremonial meeting places.  American’s Stonehenge is most likely the oldest man-made construction in the US which is an accurate astronomically aligned calendar.

    Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tours, Merrimack, NH

    603-595-1202
    Follow the crafting of Budweiser beers, complimentary tours, Hospitality room, gift shop and world famous Clydesdales can be seen in their stables.

    Canterbury Shaker Village Historical Museum, Canterbury, NH

    603-783-9511
    A national historic landmark and museum with 25 restored and 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings on 694 acres.  Tours, exhibits, workshops, hiking trails, and unique shopping.

    Charmingfare Farm, Candia, NH

    603-483-5623
    Visit animals, horseback rides, educational programs as well as hayrides and sleigh rides, pumpkin festival, Christmas rides, and Easter egg hunts.

    Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, Concord, NH

    603-271-7827
    Amazaing astronomical adventures in New England’s most technologically advanced planetarium theater.  Educational and fun activities.

    Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

    603-669-6144
    Internationally renowned, European and American paintings, decorative arts, and sculpture including works by Picasso, Monet, O’Keefe, Wyeth, and more.  Exhibitions and tours year round.  Also tours of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Zimmerman House.

    New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH

    603-669-6144
    Firm commitment to educating traditional and non-traditional students in fine arts.  Public exhibitions and programs in galleries.

    NH Audubon Society, Concord, NH 

    603-224-9909
    Dedication to the conservation of wildlife and habitat throughout NH, offers programs in wildlife conservation,  land protection, and environmental policy and education.

    NH Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester, NH

    603-647-6476
    Concerts of the core repertoire and engaging educational programs.  Their concerts bring together the finest student, amateur and professional musicians from around New Hampshire.

    NH Symphony Orchestra, Manchester, NH  

    603-669-3559
    Recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts and other organizations as one of America’s fine regional orchestras.

    The Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH

    603-668-5588
    Nonprofit performing arts center that hosts its own professional company.  Committed to enriching the region’s cultural life and serve as a community resource.

    Stonyfield Farm, Londonderry, NH 

    800-776-2697
    Stonyfield produces organic yogurt with a mission to keep farm acres free of pesticides, help reduce global warming, and use of clean renewable energy.  Tours available.

    some local businesses

    • Ameriprise
    • Anhueser Busch
    • Autodesk
    • BAE Systems
    • Brookstone
    • Catholic Medical Center
    • Dartmouth Hitchcock
    • Ecco
    • Elliot Hospital
    • Fidelity Investments
    • Gartner
    • GT Solar
    • Keller Williams
    • Liberty Mutual
    • Lincoln Financial
    • PC Connection
    • Raymarine
    • Segway
    • Solidscape
    • St. Gobain
    • Stoneyfield Farms
    • Texas Instruments
    • Timberland
    • Velcro