Manchester is one of the larger cities in NH and boasts many choices of things to do. The Verizon Arena is home to concerts, Monarch Ice Hockey and numerous events through the year. They have the Semi-Professional team, Fischer Cats baseball team holding games at the baseball stadium located in the heart of Manchester. This is city is also known for the Currier Art Museum where different art displays are changed constantly and the Palace Theatre where you can catch the latest production. Manchester has several schools from preschool to colleges, including Southern NH University (SNHU) where the main campus is based. Other colleges are Granite State College, Mt. Washington College, New Hampshire Institute for the Arts and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences along with other smaller schools also available. Manchester has parks and public swimming pools all available to area residents. There are several towns bordering Manchester including Auburn, Bedford, Candia, Goffstown, Hooksett, and Weare just to name a few. These towns have access to Manchester and the great restaurants and cultural events throughout the year. Manchester is a one hour ride to the Lakes Region, Hampton Beach and White Mountains where skiing is plentiful in NH. The state’s largest broadcasting station WMUR and newspaper The Union Leader are also located in Manchester. Manchester/Boston Regional Airport has become an important hub with airlines like Southwest, US Airway, Delta and United Airlines servicing the area.