5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Portsmouth
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
day
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the galleries of Strawbery Banke Museum, then kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Market Square.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip itinerary website .

Boston to Portsmouth is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Portsmouth, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Parks 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
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 13th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Mt Washington Auto Rd and then get in on the family fun at Story Land. On the next day, see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, and finally stop by Naked Bohemian.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the North Conway vacation builder tool .

Drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Portsmouth in August: highs in North Conway hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Theme Parks

Side Trips

Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Story Land ©
Story Land
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

2
nights
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the dramatic scenery at Flume Gorge, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Beyond Obsession, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West Rattlesnake Mountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Lincoln vacation planner .

Drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in August, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Lincoln. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, Beyond Obsession, West Rattlesnake Mountain
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Zipline
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain

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