6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Glen
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stop by The Salt Cellar and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Albacore Museum, stroll around Prescott Park, then steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, and finally make a trip to Market Square.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth road trip planner .

New York City to Portsmouth is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Portsmouth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Hampton Beach State Park
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Prescott Park ©
Prescott Park

2
nights
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Beyond Obsession, take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Lincoln holiday maker site .

Drive from Portsmouth to Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portsmouth in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Lincoln. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Glen.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Glen

Glen ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): cruise along Mt Washington Auto Rd and then get in on the family fun at Story Land. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and then cruise along Kancamagus Highway.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Glen travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Glen takes 1.5 hours. In August in Glen, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glen

Outdoors Scenic Drive Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

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