15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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15 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Rye
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Chocorua
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Franconia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Peterborough
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Dublin

3
nights
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Visit Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse and Harbour Place Marina for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Odiorne Point State Park and Wallis Sands State Beach. Step out of Rye with an excursion to Children's Museum of New Hampshire in Dover--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, stroll around Swasey Parkway, and look for all kinds of wild species at Emery Farm.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rye tour planning site .

Dublin, Ireland to Rye is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. April in Rye sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Chocorua.

Things to do in Rye

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Smuttynose Brewing, Children's Museum of New Hampshire, Swasey Parkway, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Odiorne Point State Park ©
Odiorne Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wallis Sands State Beach ©
Wallis Sands State Beach

4
nights
Chocorua

Chocorua ©
Chocorua is an unincorporated community within the town of Tamworth in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Visiting Mount Washington State Park and White Horse Ledge will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Major State Forest and Ellacoya State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Chocorua: Black Cap Hiking Trail (in North Conway), Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (in Jackson) and Hermit Woods Winery (in Meredith). There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at North Conway Country Club, admire the sheer force of Echo Lake State Park, explore the activities along Rocky Gorge, and take in the dramatic natural features at Madison Boulder.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chocorua trip site .

Traveling by car from Rye to Chocorua takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Franconia.

Things to do in Chocorua

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

North Conway, Rocky Gorge, Echo Lake State Park, Ellacoya State Park, Mount Washington State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington State Park ©
Mount Washington State Park
Echo Lake State Park ©
Echo Lake State Park
Mount Major State Forest ©
Mount Major State Forest

3
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Get in touch with nature at Arethusa Falls and Echo Lake Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like White Mountains and The Frost Place. Venture out of the city with trips to Welch and Dickey Mt Trail (in Thornton) and Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area (in Colebrook). There's still lots to do: stroll through Franconia Notch and trek along Artist Bluff Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Franconia online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Chocorua to Franconia takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Chocorua in April, expect slightly colder with lows of -2°C in Franconia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Welch and Dickey Mt Trail, White Mountains, Arethusa Falls, Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
The Frost Place ©
The Frost Place
White Mountains ©
White Mountains
Arethusa Falls ©
Arethusa Falls

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Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Sunapee State Park & Ski Area and Pickety Place. Cathedral of the Pines and Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Explore Peterborough's surroundings by going to Cheshire Rail Trail (in Keene), Pats Peak (in Henniker) and Fulchino Vineyard (in Hollis). There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Monadnock State Park and get lost in a book at Peterborough Town Library.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Peterborough trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Franconia to Peterborough in 2.5 hours. April in Peterborough sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Peterborough

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cheshire Rail Trail, Fulchino Vineyard, Mount Sunapee State Park & Ski Area, Monadnock State Park, Cathedral of the Pines
Highlights from your plan
Pickety Place ©
Pickety Place
Monadnock State Park ©
Monadnock State Park
Cathedral of the Pines ©
Cathedral of the Pines

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