Concord has been rated one of the safest and best places to live - not only in New Hampshire, but in the country.
Concord is a destination for shoppers from all over the region. Concord Heights offers a variety of shopping, entertainment and dining opportunities that compliment Main Street and provide consumers with dozens of easily accessible choices along Loudon Road. The Steeplegate Mall boasts more than 40 stores, including Sears, Talbots, JCPenney featuring Sephora and Yankee Candle. While you're there, treat yourself to something special at Terrasini Pastry Shop or Hatbox Theatre! Nearby restaurants include the 99 Restaurant & Pub, and Newick’s Concord Lobster House.
A revitalized downtown Concord is brimming with historic buildings, public art and statues, and offers a variety of specialty shops, cafés, and restaurants, and unique alleys, squares and side streets that are also fun to explore. Handmade clocks, gourmet foods, books, music, clothing, jewelry, antiques, crafts, and cookware are just a few examples of the variety of goods you’ll find. Recent arrivals in the downtown area include Celeste Oliva, Concord Craft Brewing Company, Fifty Home, Gem's First, Lilise Designer Resale and the new Gibson's Bookstore which also houses the True Brew Café. Have lunch or make dinner reservations at one of Concord's new restaurants like Revival Kitchen & Bar or an old favorite - there are many wonderful dining options in and around the Capital City. Before heading home, take in a show at one of Main Street's entertainment venues like Capitol Center for the Arts and Red River Theatres.