16 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

16 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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16 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h
1
Nashua
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wolfeboro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Franconia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Boston

3
nights
Nashua

Nashua ©
Nashua is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and Carleton bridge. Appreciate the collections at Currier Museum of Art and Kimball-Jenkins Estate. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashua: Pickety Place (in Mason), Slate Covered Bridge (in Swanzey) and Ashuelot Covered Bridge (in Ashuelot). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Andres Institute of Art, step into the grandiose world of Searles Castle, admire the natural beauty at The Reflection Garden & Labyrinth, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monson Center.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nashua travel planner.

Boston to Nashua is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In July in Nashua, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Nashua

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Manchester, Swanzey, Ashuelot Covered Bridge, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Monson Center
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Carleton bridge ©
Carleton bridge
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Currier Museum of Art
Currier Museum of Art

4
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Get some cultural insight at USS Albacore Museum and Rundlet-May House. Strawbery Banke Museum and Exeter Historical Society will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, stroll the grounds of Point of Graves, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see the interesting displays at Woodman Institute Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip planner .

You can drive from Nashua to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Wolfeboro.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Dover, Exeter Historical Society, Marginal Way Walkway, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Tuck Museum
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USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

4
nights
Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro ©
Wolfeboro is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Wright Museum of WWII and Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site and The Little White Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermit Woods Winery (in Meredith), New Hampshire Farm Museum (in Milton) and West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Clark House Museum, get great views at Abenaki Tower, stop by The Old Country Store, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Canterbury AleWorks.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Wolfeboro visit website .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Wolfeboro in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wolfeboro are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Franconia.

Things to do in Wolfeboro

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Warner, West Rattlesnake Mountain, Rusty Wallace Racing Experience, New Hampshire Farm Museum, Canterbury AleWorks
Highlights from your plan
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site ©
New Hampshire Farm Museum ©
New Hampshire Farm Museum

4
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Flume Gorge and Haverhill-Bath Covered Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New England Ski Museum and The Gallery at WREN. Change things up with these side-trips from Franconia: Jackson (Glen Ellis Falls & The Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, pause for some photo ops at Pollyanna of Littleton Statue, explore the wealth of natural beauty at White Mountain National Forest, and make a trip to Riverwalk Covered Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Franconia day trip planning site .

Getting from Wolfeboro to Franconia by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Wolfeboro in July, plan for little chillier nights in Franconia, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Franconia

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Littleton, Jackson, The Gallery at WREN, Haverhill-Bath Covered Bridge, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Haverhill-Bath Covered Bridge ©
Haverhill-Bath Covered Bridge

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