5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Manchester
Drive:  3​h
Franconia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Manchester

2
days
Franconia

Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge and then hop aboard Clark's Trading Post. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and then find something for the whole family at Santa's Village.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Franconia itinerary planner.

Manchester to Franconia is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get slightly colder in Franconia: highs are around 31°F and lows about 12°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Franconia

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Santa's Village
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Flume Gorge
Santa's Village
Clark's Trading Post

3
days
North Conway

North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
On the 11th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Cranmore Mountain Resort. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Kancamagus Highway, learn about winemaking at White Mountain Winery, admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and stop by Zeb's General Store.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our North Conway travel planner.

Getting from Franconia to North Conway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Franconia in December, expect North Conway to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°F and 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Mt Washington Auto Rd
Highlights from your plan
Mt Washington Auto Rd
Cranmore Mountain Resort
Diana's Baths

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