15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
North Conway
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Kansas City

4
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. You'll get in some beach time at Hampton Beach State Park and Wallis Sands State Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gibson's Bookstore and The Ridge Marketplace. Venture out of the city with trips to Massabesic Audubon Center (in Auburn) and Winant Park Hiking Trails (in Concord). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, identify plant and animal life at Swasey Parkway, get engrossed in the history at USS Albacore Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Episcopal Church.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth journey planner.

Kansas City to Portsmouth is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Portsmouth, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kansas City in June: high temperatures in Portsmouth hover around 75°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rye, Concord, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Swasey Parkway
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Jackson Art Studio & Gallery and North Conway League of NH Craftsmen Fine Arts Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Mt Washington Auto Rd and Diana's Baths. On the 7th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Cranmore Mountain Resort. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, revel in the low prices at Settlers Green, admire the striking features of Russell-Colbath Homestead, and see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our North Conway trip maker site .

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in North Conway are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rocky Gorge, Mt Washington Auto Rd, Russell-Colbath Homestead, Rocky Gorge, White Mountain National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Mt Washington Auto Rd ©
Mt Washington Auto Rd

5
nights
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Head to Chutters and Tanger Outlets Tiltonfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Flume Gorge and The Gallery at WREN. Venture out of the city with trips to Profile Falls (in Bristol), Paradise Point Nature Center (in Hebron) and West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Polar Caves Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln trip planning app .

Getting from North Conway to Lincoln by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, Chutters, Polar Caves Park, The Gallery at WREN
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

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