5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  6 h
1
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Portsmouth
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip builder.

Newark to Lincoln is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Newark in October, things will get little chillier in Lincoln: highs are around 59°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Franconia
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stop by Zeb's General Store, then get great views at Cathedral Ledge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Kancamagus Highway and then take a memorable drive along Mt Washington Auto Rd.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the North Conway trip builder.

Getting from Lincoln to North Conway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lincoln in October since evenings lows in North Conway dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Mount Washington Auto Road
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

1
day
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 12th (Thu), make a trip to Market Square, explore the galleries of Strawbery Banke Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Prescott Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Portsmouth itinerary builder.

You can drive from North Conway to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Prescott Park ©
Prescott Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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