15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wolfeboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Jackson
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Peterborough
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portsmouth: Massabesic Audubon Center (in Auburn), Smoky Quartz Distillery (in Seabrook) and Plaistow Town Forest (in Plaistow). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at St. John's Episcopal Church, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at Exeter Historical Society, and enjoy the sand and surf at North Hampton State Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip itinerary builder website .

Washington DC to Portsmouth is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Portsmouth hover around 74°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wolfeboro.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Massabesic Audubon Center, North Hampton State Beach, Smoky Quartz Distillery, Exeter Historical Society, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Massabesic Audubon Center ©
Massabesic Audubon Center
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro ©
Wolfeboro is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 4th (Wed), join the crowd at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience, then experience rural life at Angelic Farm, and then get engrossed in the history at Wright Museum of WWII. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Carter Hill Orchard, stroll through Winant Park Hiking Trails, and then trek along Oak Hill Trail.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wolfeboro day trip planning app .

Drive from Portsmouth to Wolfeboro in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Wolfeboro

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Angelic Farm, Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
Highlights from your plan
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Carter Hill Orchard ©
Carter Hill Orchard

4
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Go for a jaunt from Jackson to Eaton to see The Little White Church about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Kancamagus Highway, admire the sheer force of Jackson Falls, view the masterpieces at Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, and look for gifts at Ravenwood Curio Shoppe.

Make your Jackson itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Wolfeboro to Jackson in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Conway, Rocky Gorge, Rocky Gorge, The Little White Church, Conway Loop
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls
Jackson Falls ©
Jackson Falls

3
nights
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln: Blair Bridge (in Campton), Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (in Cornish) and West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take some stellar pictures from Sugar Hill Scenic Vista, immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park, and hike along Zealand Falls Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Lincoln travel planner.

You can drive from Jackson to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jackson in September since evenings lows in Lincoln dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, New Hampshire, Blair Bridge, West Rattlesnake Mountain, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

3
nights
Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. Explore Peterborough's surroundings by going to Monadnock Berries (in Troy), Keene Swampbats (in Keene) and Pitcher Mountain (in Stoddard). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Sheiling Forest, experience rural life at Twin Elm Farm LLC, admire the majestic nature at Miller State Park, and browse for treasures at Bowerbird & Friends Antiques.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Peterborough road trip site .

You can drive from Lincoln to Peterborough in 2 hours. September in Peterborough sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Peterborough

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Troy, Keene Swampbats, Friendly Farm, Pitcher Mountain, Five Stone Arch Bridges
Highlights from your plan
Miller State Park ©
Miller State Park
Twin Elm Farm LLC ©
Twin Elm Farm LLC
Bowerbird & Friends Antiques ©
Bowerbird & Friends Antiques

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