Manchester, Connecticut, boasts over 1,000 acres of park land and a variety of housing styles located in attractive neighborhoods. We are a thriving small town in the growing eastern section of the Hartford region. Like many New England towns, Manchester traces its roots all the way back to 1672 during Colonial times. 

We’re proud to call Manchester our home; it’s a great place to raise and educate our families. Manchester offers a developing downtown area with performing arts and cultural events as well as recreational activities. Learn more about our beautiful community here.

Wickham Park

Wickham Park is a 250 acre paradise in Manchester. It hosts eight beautiful, separate garden areas, hiking trails and walking paths, an aviary, a dedicated disc golf course, cooking and camping areas, tennis and volleyball courts, two softball fields, an outdoor amphitheater, and more. Spend a day or several days here—playing, relaxing, hiking, and taking photos—and you’ll be sure to be back again and again.

Case Mountain

Hike Case Mountain with the locals of Manchester. It’s a natural beauty with many marked trails for hiking or snow-shoeing, depending on the season. Its waterfall, mature trees, stone walls, and paths offer a unique preserve for folks of all ages to enjoy. Take the hike to the top of the summit for a beautiful view of Manchester.

Cheney Homestead

The Cheney Homestead, built in approximately 1785, is owned and operated by the Manchester Historical Society. Visiting this historical treasure gives glimpses into the past as you learn about the Cheney family, the mills, the workers, and the town the Cheneys built.