Southern New Hampshire: Monadnock to Merrimack

Favorite locations in the southern New Hampshire region: pubs, cafes and other businesses; beautiful or interesting recreation or historic places; important events.
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A&E Custom Coffee Roastery
Route 101A
Amherst, NH 03031, USA
Best coffee around. Coffee is roasted in the shop. All coffee is organic, some is free trade (EqualExchange), and all delicious. Tea, some baked goods, are also available. Stop by Amherst House of Pizza next door for a falafel wrap for lunch.
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Amherst House of Pizza
Amherst, NH 03031, USA
Falafel wrap/roll ups; some other middle eastern food, and pizza and subs as well. Basic, inexpensive, good, nice owners. Stop by A&E Coffee next door for a cuppa.
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Santos Dumont Coffee and Ice Cream
Elm St
Milford, NH, USA
Great coffee shop. Mostly organic, some free trade (EqualExchange) coffee. Ice cream in the summer. Bagels; Misc. baked goods; soup; sandwiches.
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Harlow's Pub and Cafe
School St.
Grove St.
Peterborough, NH 03458, USA
Funky and comfortable pub for a drink (with great ales on tap, some changing frequently) or tasty but not fancy dinner. Always crowded on Friday night. Live music most Friday/Saturday nights, some weeknights; usually jazz, reggae or jam/rock, sometimes other types.

Open Monday evening, Tues-Sat afternoon and evening, usually closed Sunday.
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Coll's Farm Stand
16 Colls Farm Rd
Jaffrey, NH, USA
Farmstand/Market with local produce, including vegetables, cheese, eggs, milk, meat; organic products; health products; maple products; and more.
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Hancock Farmers' Market
Hancock, NH, USA
Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Behind church.
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Amherst Farmers' Market
Amherst, NH 03031, USA
The Village Common, Amherst, NH
Thursday 2:30-6:30 PM
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Jaffrey Farmer's Market
Jaffrey, NH, USA
Monadnock Plaza Route 202

Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon
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Harris Center for Conservation Education
Conservation land trust, sponsor of educational programs (lectures, outings, other activities) for schools and the general public,
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Amherst Winter Farmer's Market
At "Salzburg Square" shopping area. Drive behind the shops on the right side, market is in a central shop.

Bread, coffee, flowers, wine, meat, fish, dairy, sauces, salsas, maple, honey, candles, soaps, wool, jewlery and crafts.

Somewhat upscale.
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Jitter Beans Cafe
Good coffee and all-vegetarian sandwiches and other food. Free wireless internet, and also has computers for an hourly use fee.
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Fiddleheads Cafe
28 Main St
Hancock, NH, United States
(603) 525-4432
Sandwiches, soup and other lunch fare. Bakery.
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Brattleboro Bus Station (Vermont Transit, Greyhound, Peter Pan)
Vermont Transit, Greyhound, Peter Pan

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Bellows Falls Bus Stop (Vermont Transit, Greyhound, Peter Pan)
7 Square
Bellows Falls, VT, United States
(802) 463-3833
Bus stops at Mandy's Market according to Greyhound. Not verified.

According to Greyhound, tickets are not sold here, they must be purchased by mail (or online?)
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Keene Bus Station (Greyhound, Peter Pan, etc.)
6 Gilbo Ave
Keene, NH 03431, US
Tickets sold at Ray's Camera, according to Greyhound.
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Manchester Trans. Ctr. (Bus Station)
119 Canal St
Manchester, NH, United States
(603) 668-6133

Greyhound (Peter Pan, etc.) Intercity bus station:

Local Bus Services:
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Manchester Regional Airport (MHT)
1 Airport Rd # 300
Manchester, NH, United States
(603) 624-6539
Limited connections to Greyhound bus aavailable. Conections to Manchester city bus available?
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Nashua Transportation Center (Bus Station)
30 Elm St
Nashua, NH 03060, US
Greyhound/Peter PanlVermont Transit etc. Bus connections:

Nashua local bus service:

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Lowell MBTA Commuter Rail Station
101 Thorndike St
Lowell, MA 01852, US

Connect to local Lowell buses:
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Fitchburg MBTA Commuter Rail Station
60 Main St
Fitchburg, MA 01420, US
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Brattleboro Train Station (Amtrak)
10 Vernon Dr
Brattleboro, VT 05301, US

On the "Vermonter" rail line, travel north to Montpelier, St. Albans, White River Junction; or south to Amherst and Springfield MA, Connecticut, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC.
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Bellows Falls Train Station (Amtrak)
54 Depot St
Bellows Falls, VT 05101, US

On the "Vermonter" line. Travel north to White River Junction, Montpelier, St. Albans and other VT destinations; or travel nouth to Brattleboro VT, Springfield MA, Connecticut, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC.
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Dutch Epicure Bakery
Delicious bread, various treats and cookies as well. Closed Tuesdays?
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Local bus center and parking garage
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Brattleboro Food Co-op