6 days in Portsmouth, Portland & Concord Itinerary

6 days in Portsmouth, Portland & Concord Itinerary

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6 days in Portsmouth, Portland & Concord Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Concord
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Salem Witch Museum) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, hike along Salisbury Rail Trail, and take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth planner .

Boston to Portsmouth is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, expect little chillier with lows of 44°F in Portsmouth. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Salem, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Salisbury Rail Trail
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Portland Observatory, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion and then take a stroll through Old Port.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portland road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Portland takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Portland, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Concord.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
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Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Old Port ©
Old Port

1
night
Concord

Concord ©
Concord is the capital city of the U.S. To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Concord online tour builder .

Getting from Portland to Concord by car takes about 2 hours. October in Concord sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Concord

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

New Hampshire Telephone Museum, Charmingfare Farm
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New Hampshire Telephone Museum ©
New Hampshire Telephone Museum
New Hampshire State House ©
New Hampshire State House
Granite State Candy Shoppe ©
Granite State Candy Shoppe

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