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
1
Hampton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Woodman Institute Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Massabesic Audubon Center, and then examine the collection at Scouting Museum and Library. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Before you visit Hampton, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Boston to Hampton is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hampton, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Hampton

Wildlife Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Scouting Museum and Library, Strawbery Banke Museum, Woodman Institute Museum, Massabesic Audubon Center
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocky Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls, and then grab your bike and head to Presidential Rail Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest, then take an in-depth tour of Wright Museum of WWII, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Little White Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read North Conway trip maker website .

Getting from Hampton to North Conway by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Hampton in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in North Conway: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

White Mountain National Forest, Rocky Gorge, Glen Ellis Falls, The Little White Church, Wright Museum of WWII
Highlights from your plan
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls

1
night
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 13th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade Falls.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Lincoln trip planner .

Getting from North Conway to Lincoln by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from North Conway in August since evenings lows in Lincoln dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia Notch State Park, Cascade Falls
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

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