3 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

3 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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3 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Portsmouth
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Franconia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Boston

1
day
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park, and then make a trip to Market Square.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth route planning website .

Boston to Portsmouth is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in Portsmouth dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Franconia.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Hampton Beach State Park
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

2
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths and then find something for the whole family at Story Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Franconia online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Franconia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portsmouth in August since evenings lows in Franconia dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Diana's Baths, Story Land
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Story Land ©
Story Land
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

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