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
1
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Laconia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 30th (Sat), explore the galleries of Strawbery Banke Museum, stroll through Long Sands Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth tour itinerary planning tool .

Boston to Portsmouth is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Boston in December since evenings lows in Portsmouth dip to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Laconia.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nubble Lighthouse, Long Sands Beach
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Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

few
hours
Laconia

Laconia ©
Laconia is a city in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States. You've now added White Mountains to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at White Mountains.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Laconia itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Laconia takes 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Portsmouth in December, with highs in Laconia at 35°F and lows at 21°F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Laconia

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

White Mountains
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White Mountains ©
White Mountains

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Kancamagus Highway and then take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lincoln day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Laconia to Lincoln takes an hour. December in Lincoln sees daily highs of 36°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Flume Gorge, Kancamagus Highway
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

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