16 days in New Hampshire & Maine Itinerary

16 days in New Hampshire & Maine Itinerary

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Hampton
— 3 nights
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Holderness
— 2 nights
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North Conway
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Camden
— 1 night
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights

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Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ogunquit Beach will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Marginal Way Walkway and Salem Witch Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Hampton side-trips: Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Salem (Fished Impressions & Peabody Essex Museum) and Ogunquit (Footbridge Beach & Perkins Cove). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Hampton Beach State Park, steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hampton tour itinerary maker app.

Dallas to Hampton is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Hampton due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in May, expect Hampton to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Holderness.

Things to do in Hampton

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Must see
Ogunquit Beach
4.6

2
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Holderness

Holderness ©
Holderness is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Loon Center, and finally kick back and relax at Weirs Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Wright Museum of WWII, stop by The Old Country Store, then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and finally surround yourself with nature on Pemi Valley Moose Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Holderness trip maker app.

You can drive from Hampton to Holderness in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Holderness sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Holderness

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Flume Gorge
4.7
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History Museum
Wright Museum of WWII
4.7

2
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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.
On the 7th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge. On the next day, look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, get in on the family fun at Story Land, then view the masterpieces at The Cassidy Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Little White Church, and finally take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the North Conway day trip planning tool.

Drive from Holderness to North Conway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Holderness, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in North Conway, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

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Geologic Formation
Cathedral Ledge
4.8
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Cross-country Ski Area
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
4.7

3
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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Appreciate the collections at Portland Museum of Art and Compliments. Visiting Old Orchard Beach and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Wells Beach in Wells, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Arundel Antiques, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and stop by Old Port.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portland day trip planner.

You can drive from North Conway to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Lighthouse
Portland Head Light
4.8

1
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Camden

Camden ©
On the 12th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and finally look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden itinerary tool.

Getting from Portland to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in May: highs in Camden hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mountain
Mount Battie
4.9

3
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Acadia National Park ©

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Get outdoors at Cadillac Mountain and Park Loop Road. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, stroll through Carriage Roads, identify plant and animal life at Acadia's Birds, and hike along Great Head Trail.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Acadia National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Camden to Acadia National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Cadillac Mountain
4.8
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Biking Trail
Carriage Roads
4.8

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