11 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

11 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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11 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly + Bus:  9​h
1
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
North Conway
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  7​h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Museum-lovers will get to explore American Police Motorcycle Museum and New England Ski Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chutters and Tanger Outlets Tilton. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermit Woods Winery (in Meredith) and Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (in Holderness). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore and take pictures at Flume Gorge, explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln journey builder .

Fort Lauderdale to Lincoln is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, you will find days in Lincoln are little chillier (72°F), and nights are cooler (48°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Franconia, Meredith, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Tanger Outlets Tilton
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

5
nights
North Conway

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kancamagus Highway and Mt Washington Auto Rd. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Zeb's General Store and Settlers Green. Step out of North Conway to go to Wolfeboro and see Wright Museum of WWII, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, explore the wealth of natural beauty at White Mountain National Forest, admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls, and view the masterpieces at North Conway League of NH Craftsmen Fine Arts Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our North Conway online visit planner .

Getting from Lincoln to North Conway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in North Conway, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson, Wright Museum of WWII, Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road, Rocky Gorge
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for gifts at The Salt Cellar, get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum, then get engrossed in the history at USS Albacore Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Woodman Institute Museum and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portsmouth day trip planning website .

You can drive from North Conway to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Woodman Institute Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum

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