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Recent Merrimack Valley reviews

  • a dream house

    "The Lakehouse is about as nice a retreat as you can find - with a beautiful lawn down to a large beach and lake - a comfortable and large interior space for comfortable family living - all within easy distance of shops, parks, and fruit orchards where you can pick your own blueberries, peaches, and apples."
    Guest: Ned T. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 20, 2014
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  • A piece of heaven!

    "I hesitated to write a review as I wanted to keep this place all to myself and didn't want to give away this hidden gem, but the owner was so wonderful, I just have to share my experiences with this piece of heaven. The property is as described. It is a simple cabin which is clean, comfortable, and well maintained. The owner was flexible and even met with me before the visit so that I could view the cabin to see that it would suit my needs. The owner was always available if I had any questions and graciously shared vast knowledge of history of the area. The lake is pristine. The area just beautiful. There are several other lakes nearby to explore, but once you experience Rocky Pond, they all pale in comparison. There is a public boat put-in which abuts the camp, as the owner notes, at which you will see traffic -- mostly on the weekend, but as a solitary traveler, it kept me in contact with the world and I did not mind it at all. You will find yourself in the middle of the woods overlooking a gorgeous pond, yet downtown Hollis is just a few minutes away with grocery, farm stands, small restaurants, etc. You can even find a Walmart within 6 miles if you really need it. The cabin is well equipped with utensils you need for meals and prep. Wood was provided for fire in the stove on cool nights. Beaver Brook Association, located in Hollis, maintains a wonderful trail system which is well marked and well maintained for anything from a short, easy walk, to more challenging hiking experiences. The office is open during the week and they are very helpful if you need information finding trails to suit your needs and maps are left available for you at the main office when they are not open. If you love the woods, love peace and quiet and getting away from it all, and want to spend your days hiking, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and peacefully relaxing at a clean sandy beach, this is the place for you. This camp is a place where you can re-connect with yourself, family, friends and other loved ones, without the distraction of today's world while basking in the more simple pleasures of life. I spent a week at this glorious location and I loved it so much that before I left, I booked a return visit for next summer at the owner's larger camp so that I can return and share this Shangri-La with those I love."
    Guest: Michele L. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Great cabin in Concord!

    "We had a beautiful stay! Enjoyed the peaceful early mornings and fun evenings around the fire. The owners were very helpful and the cabin was very clean with plenty of room for 3 couples! We'll definitely stay here again!!"
    Guest: Rodney U. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 26, 2014
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  • Perfect winter retreat!

    "I stayed in this cottage along with my girlfriend and our dog over a long weekend in February. It was exactly what we were looking for: quiet, cozy, and snow-covered. The lake and surrounding park was covered by ice and snow, which made wandering around quite an adventure. Our dog certainly loved it, and walking out across the frozen lake into the state park was great fun. I can only imagine how much is had in the summer! We will definitely look to come back, and the owner, Stephan, was very helpful every step of the way. Highly recommend this location for a weekend retreat!"
    Guest: Geoff Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 18, 2014
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Merrimack Valley Travel Tips

Autumn Delights in Merrimack Valley Vacation Rentals

Brilliant hues reward the visitors who arrive in the Merrimack Valley in autumn. Imagine walking down a country lane towards a covered bridge with the blaze of red maples in the background. This and more awaits you at Merrimack Valley vacation rentals. Allow VRBO to help you select the perfect vacation spot just outside of Manchester or Nashua, New Hampshire. Merrimack Valley runs between both of these larger cities with Londenberry, Deerfield, and Canobie Lake Park as your other destination choices. In perfect Merrimack Valley cabins, you can find peace, relaxation, and rest before trying out Salem with the largest amusement park in the state.

Merrimack Valley Lodging and the Clydesdale’s Home

The most notable attraction in Merrimack Valley is the Anheuser Busch Brewery. The brewery is home to the Clydesdales who have been a historic part of the brewery. Anheuser Busch has a number of cold cellars, a sampling room, stables, and packaging facilities for you to tour on your vacation. You will want to allow for an hour and a half at minimum to tour the facilities and learn about its history. You will definitely catch a glimpse of one or two of the Clydesdales, famous from those Super Bowl commercials. To reach the brewery, take Everett turnpike exit 10 onto Daniel Webster Highway from your Merrimack Valley lodging.

Merrimack Valley Cabins and Nearby Exploration Sites

Merrimack Valley, while predominantly focused on the Clydesdales, has much to offer visitors to Merrimack Valley cabins. Charmingfare Farm is located in Candia where you will see a large collection of agricultural animals and wildlife of New Hampshire. Children who are fascinated with animals will enjoy seeing the black bears, lynx, and wolves located at the zoo. On another day, you might want to relax at Lake Massabesic in Auburn. You are not allowed to swim in the water but kayaking is a viable option; you can also hike the trails at the Audobon Center.

Antique Shopping Near Your Vacation Home

Antique shopping is on the list of the top 10 things to do in Merrimack Valley. From Amherst to Milford, you will find a plethora of antique shops. These places sell almost everything from weathervanes to quilts. It is a way to browse through the history of the area without getting a complete lesson. If you find anything you wish to buy, the stores are more than happy to send your goods home to coincide with the end of your vacation.

Apple Picking for Homemade Apple Pie

New Hampshire is home to farms where you can pick fresh berries, apples, and pumpkins throughout the year. Younger children will get a kick out of the petting zoos, small ponds where you can feed ducks, and other adventure activities. Merrimack Valley vacation rentals are the perfect choices if you want to pick apples and make a homemade apple pie. Your family will want to come back each year to taste the freshest pie they have ever had again and again. The restaurants will also serve fresh berry and apple pies if you wish to relax a bit more on your vacation. After a good home-cooked meal in the dining establishments and a walk around town, you can head back to your cabins to sit down with your fresh pie.

Beautiful Merrimack Valley, New Hampshire

Merrimack Valley is best reached by Highway 3 if you are coming out of Massachusetts and the Boston area. There is not a direct interstate running through New Hampshire from east to west, so a lot of little roads must take you to Merrimack if you elect not to come through Massachusetts. Merrimack Valley runs along the Merrimack River so the drive along Highway 3 will be a beautiful and scenic one.

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