6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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6 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h
1
Hampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Wingaersheek Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Monument, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Crane Beach, and then go for a walk through Rockport Breakwater.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hampton visit planner.

Boston to Hampton is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Boston in August, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Hampton. You will leave for Portsmouth on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Hampton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gloucester, Crane Beach, Rockport Breakwater, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Crane Beach ©
Crane Beach

1
day
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Perkins Cove, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

Plan my day in Portsmouth using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Portsmouth is just a stone's throw from Hampton. In August in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ogunquit
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Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

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 14th (Wed): cruise along Mount Washington Auto Road and then find something for the whole family at Story Land. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls, then look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then explore and take pictures at Cathedral Ledge, and finally admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the North Conway trip tool .

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 and about the same nights in North Conway: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
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Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Story Land ©
Story Land
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln trip planner .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lincoln when traveling from North Conway in August, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

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

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