Manchester offers suburban neighborhoods, convenience and plenty of entertainment options.

Manchester boasts numerous shops and services in the town center along with corporate offices and small businesses. The Shoppes at Buckland Hills and The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk are popular shopping destinations.

For more entertainment, there is a local symphony and The Gilbert and Sullivan Players. The Lutz Children's Museum offers nature and science exhibits. Manchester also has a large selection of restaurants throughout town.

With more than 1,000 acres of parks, Manchester includes Wickham Park, Fletcher Moss Park and Botanical Gardens and Northwest Park. On Thanksgiving Day, the annual Manchester Road Race draws 10,000 runners.