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Charmingfare Farm is the perfect idea for a day's trip when in Manchester. Located only 8 miles away from the city, this zoo includes agricultural animals and predators alike. Come here with your kids and enjoy the guided tours on horse backs. For those who love nature, Charmingfare Farm is the right place to be at. The zoo also serves as an ideal event venue. Arrange your kids' birthday party or a one day picnic at the Charmingfare Farm and gift them the best of moments amidst their favorite animals. Check website for details.
One of the largest in New Hampshire, this sprawling state park boasts a vivid tapestry of bogs, marshes and drapes of charming, forested expanses. A wonderland for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians, this 10,000-acre (4046-hectare) park is delightfully cleaved by winding, crisscrossing trails. Home to campgrounds (of which the Bear Brook Camp is part of the National Register of Historic Places) and spaces for archery, the park is traversed by a meandering stream called Bear Brook. The park also harbors a stunning museum ensemble which includes the New Hampshire Antique Snowmobile Museum, Old Allenstown Meeting House, and the Richard Diehl Civilian Conservation Corps Museum. This expanse of wooded wilderness is the crown jewel of New Hampshire.
The Robert Frost Farm was once home to the country's famed poet and writer, Robert Frost. Styled as most farmhouse would be in New England during that period, the white clapboard is marked as one of the country's heritage sites. Regular tours, displays, trails and even poetry readings are held here. An ideal place for a picnic, the house and associated grounds have ample area and parking although access into the two story farm house is limited. Explore the house and grounds and delve into the mind of the poet who was most likely to have been inspired by the of this place.