21 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

21 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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21 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Cornish
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Wolfeboro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Colebrook
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Canterbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Franconia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Milford
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Bretton Woods
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Hampton Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
11
Meredith
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Tamworth
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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Cornish

Cornish
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cornish vacation builder website .

New York City to Cornish is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from New York City in May, Cornish is a bit cooler at night with lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Wolfeboro.

Things to do in Cornish

Historic Sites

1
night
Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro ©
Wolfeboro is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get outside with Mount Major State Forest, examine the collection at New Hampshire Boat Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Wright Museum of WWII.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Wolfeboro trip website .

Drive from Cornish to Wolfeboro in 2.5 hours. May in Wolfeboro sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Wolfeboro

Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Mount Major State Forest
Highlights from your plan
New Hampshire Boat Museum ©
New Hampshire Boat Museum
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Mount Major State Forest ©
Mount Major State Forest

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): have fun and explore at MWV Children's Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Echo Lake State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jackson trip planner .

You can drive from Wolfeboro to Jackson in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Wolfeboro in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Jackson: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Colebrook.

Things to do in Jackson

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Echo Lake State Park, MWV Children's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls
Echo Lake State Park ©
Echo Lake State Park
MWV Children's Museum ©
MWV Children's Museum

1
night
Colebrook

Colebrook ©
Colebrook is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Dixville Notch State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Colebrook trip planning website .

Getting from Jackson to Colebrook by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Jackson in May, you will find days in Colebrook are a bit warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Canterbury.

Things to do in Colebrook

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Dixville Notch State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dixville Notch State Park ©
Dixville Notch State Park

2
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. You've now added Canterbury Shaker Village to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Northern Rail Trail of New Hampshire.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Canterbury trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Colebrook to Canterbury takes 2.5 hours. June in Canterbury sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Franconia.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Franklin Pierce Homestead State Historic Site, Northern Rail Trail of New Hampshire, Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum ©
Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum
Canterbury Shaker Village ©
Canterbury Shaker Village

3
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Echo Lake Beach as well as Flume Gorge. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach and then cruise along The Frost Place. Keep things going the next day: walk around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, then get to know the fascinating history of Flume Gorge, and then stroll through Artist Bluff Trail.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Franconia visit website .

Traveling by car from Canterbury to Franconia takes 1.5 hours. In June in Franconia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 49°F at night. You will leave for Portsmouth on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hope Cemetery, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Hope Cemetery ©
Hope Cemetery
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium ©
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Strawbery Banke Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Seashore Trolley Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Strawbery Banke Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wells Reserve at Laudholm and then examine the collection at Portland Head Light.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portsmouth online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Franconia to Portsmouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Portsmouth when traveling from Franconia in June, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Milford.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

York, Marginal Way Walkway, Seashore Trolley Museum, Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

2
nights
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States, on the Souhegan River. Monson Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Andres Institute of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nashua River Rail Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Brook Association, and finally contemplate the long history of Monson Center.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milford trip maker tool .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Milford in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Milford are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bretton Woods.

Things to do in Milford

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Andres Institute of Art, Massabesic Audubon Center, Nashua River Rail Trail, Beaver Brook Association
Highlights from your plan
Andres Institute of Art ©
Andres Institute of Art
Massabesic Audubon Center ©
Massabesic Audubon Center
Monson Center ©
Monson Center

3
nights
Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods ©
Bretton Woods is an area within the town of Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, whose principal points of interest are three leisure and recreation facilities. Bretton Woods Canopy Tour has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Mount Washington State Park and then surround yourself with nature on Bretton Woods Canopy Tour.

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

Getting from Milford to Bretton Woods by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Milford in June, you will find days in Bretton Woods are cooler (49°F), and nights are a bit cooler (39°F). You'll set off for Hampton Falls on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Bretton Woods

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Washington State Park, White Mountain National Forest
Highlights from your plan
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Bretton Woods Canopy Tour ©
Bretton Woods Canopy Tour

1
night
Hampton Falls

Hampton Falls ©
Hampton Falls is a New England town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Hampton Falls tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Bretton Woods to Hampton Falls in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Bretton Woods, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Hampton Falls, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Meredith.

Things to do in Hampton Falls

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Essex, Wenham Museum, Exeter Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Wenham Museum ©
Wenham Museum
Exeter Historical Society ©
Exeter Historical Society
Essex Shipbuilding Museum ©
Essex Shipbuilding Museum

3
nights
Meredith

Meredith ©
Meredith is a town in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moulton Farm. On the 15th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at The Loon Center, relax in the rural setting at Moulton Farm, then see the interesting displays at American Police Motorcycle Museum, and finally do a tasting at Hermit Woods Winery. Keep things going the next day: stop by Innisfree Bookshop, contemplate the long history of Pierce Manse, and then explore the striking landscape at Sculptured Rocks Natural Area.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Meredith travel planner.

Drive from Hampton Falls to Meredith in 1.5 hours. June in Meredith sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Meredith

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Newfound Lake, Pierce Manse, Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, The Loon Center
Highlights from your plan
The Loon Center ©
The Loon Center
American Police Motorcycle Museum ©
American Police Motorcycle Museum
Sculptured Rocks Natural Area ©
Sculptured Rocks Natural Area

1
night
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Monkey Trunks has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tamworth Distilling and then take a memorable tour with Monkey Trunks.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tamworth online road trip planner .

Drive from Meredith to Tamworth in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Tamworth can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tamworth

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sandwich Notch, Riding In The Clouds
Highlights from your plan
Riding In The Clouds ©
Riding In The Clouds
Monkey Trunks ©
Monkey Trunks
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm ©

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