6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
North Conway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Holderness
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Prescott Park and then look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, examine the collection at USS Albacore Museum, then contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip planner .

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. In December, Portsmouth is slightly colder than Philadelphia - with highs of 38°F and lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittery Trading Post, Hampton Beach State Park, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around North Conway: Mt Washington Auto Rd (in Gorham), Ice Castles (in Lincoln) and Franconia (Franconia Notch State Park & Flume Gorge). There's still lots to do: cruise along Kancamagus Highway, take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, and get in on the family fun at Story Land.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read North Conway trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in North Conway, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Holderness.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Story Land, Ice Castles, Mount Washington Auto Road
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

1
night
Holderness

Holderness ©
Holderness is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Squam Lake has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Squam Lake, and then learn about winemaking at Hermit Woods Winery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Holderness trip website .

You can drive from North Conway to Holderness in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from North Conway in January, with highs in Holderness at 29°F and lows at 11°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Holderness

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Squam Lake, Hermit Woods Winery
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Squam Lake ©
Squam Lake
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Hermit Woods Winery ©
Hermit Woods Winery

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