Manchester City Centre Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Manchester, step out and discover nearby neighborhoods like Manchester, The Gay Village, and Deansgate.
There are some unique cultural highlights in and around Manchester City Centre. Spend part of the day browsing the exhibits at the Museum of Science and Industry, Urbis and Manchester Museum. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the popular cultural performance centers such as the Green Room, Printworks and the Manchester Opera House. The area is a great destination for those who love art. Make sure you see the Manchester Art Gallery, the Whitworth Art Gallery and the Salford Museum and Art Gallery in Salford.
If the sun is shining, do what the locals do and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Escape the rat race for a while and enjoy the sounds of children playing in local parks and gardens such as Whitworth Park and Peel Park in Salford.
While you are in and around Manchester City Centre, treat yourself with a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Statue, the St. Peter's Square and Manchester Cathedral. The Manchester area is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Castlefield Roman Fort.
To stock up on supplies and buy some souvenirs, browse Arndale Centre, Affleck's Palace and Deansgate Locks.
During your stay in Manchester City Centre, you can see the Manchester City soccer team in summer at Etihad Stadium, the region’s premier sporting venue. The stadium also offers behind the scenes tours, giving visitors a chance to learn about the stadium’s operations and about local sporting heroes past and present.
When it’s time to rest up after a day spent exploring the delights of Manchester City Centre, check in to one of the area's range of bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Take your pick from the Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, or the Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa.