12 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

12 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Syracuse
Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Lincoln
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
North Conway
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rye
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Syracuse

4
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Head to Harman's Cheese & Country Store and The Gallery at WRENfor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as West Rattlesnake Mountain and Hermit Woods Winery. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (in Cornish) and Omni Mount Washington Resort Bretton Woods Golf Course (in Bretton Woods). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach, explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, admire the sheer force of Sabbaday Falls, and grab your bike and head to White Mountains.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip planner.

Syracuse to Lincoln is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Syracuse in May, Lincoln is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Franconia, White Mountains, West Rattlesnake Mountain, Hermit Woods Winery, Harman's Cheese & Country Store
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West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Artist Bluff Trail ©
Artist Bluff Trail
White Mountains ©
White Mountains

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 White Mountain National Forest and Crawford Notch State Park. Head to Jackson Art Studio & Gallery and North Conway League of NH Craftsmen Fine Arts Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting North Conway side-trips: Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area (in Colebrook), The Old Country Store (in Moultonborough) and Tamworth Distilling (in Tamworth). There's lots more to do: trek along Black Cap Hiking Trail, take an in-depth tour of Wright Museum of WWII, learn about winemaking at Sap House Meadery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Echo Lake State Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the North Conway driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Lincoln to North Conway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in May, you will find days in North Conway are slightly colder (59°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rye.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson, Conway, White Mountain National Forest, Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area, The Little White Church
Highlights from your plan
Black Cap Hiking Trail ©
Black Cap Hiking Trail
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Wildcat Mountain ©
Wildcat Mountain

2
nights
Rye

Rye is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 5th (Wed), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, and then admire the majestic nature at Odiorne Point State Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park, thensample the tasty concoctions at Smuttynose Brewing, thendo a tasting at Flag Hill Distillery & Winery, and finally stop by Tendercrop Farm.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rye trip planning website.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Rye takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rye are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rye

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hampton, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Flag Hill Distillery & Winery, Tendercrop Farm
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse ©
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Odiorne Point State Park ©
Odiorne Point State Park

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