5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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5 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Strawbery Banke Museum and John Paul Jones House. Visit Hampton Beach State Park and North Hampton State Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Wright Museum of WWII (in Wolfeboro), The Ridge Marketplace (in Rochester) and Tanger Outlets Tilton (in Tilton). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at USS Albacore Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portsmouth trip planning site .

Philadelphia to Portsmouth is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: high temperatures in Portsmouth hover around 80°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

North Hampton State Beach, The Ridge Marketplace, Hampton Beach State Park, Wright Museum of WWII, Tanger Outlets Tilton
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Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII

1
night
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 22nd (Thu): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, stop by Zeb's General Store, then shop like a local with North Conway League of NH Craftsmen Fine Arts Gallery, then get some fabulous bargains at Settlers Green, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our North Conway trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Portsmouth in August, plan for a bit cooler days in North Conway, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Shopping Parks Nature
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Zeb's General Store ©
Zeb's General Store
Settlers Green ©
Settlers Green

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, then stop by Chutters, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lincoln visit planning tool .

You can drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lincoln, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flume Gorge, Chutters
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Chutters ©
Chutters
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©

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