7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Weirs Beach
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​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 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum and then sample the fine beverages at Smoky Quartz Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, then look for gifts at The Salt Cellar, then don't miss a visit to Market Square, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Prescott Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Portsmouth sightseeing 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. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Portsmouth reach 62°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Smoky Quartz Distillery
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Prescott Park ©
Prescott Park

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), take a memorable drive along Mount Washington Auto Road and then cruise along Kancamagus Highway. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Ledge, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and finally admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read North Conway trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in North Conway sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Weirs Beach.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge

3
nights
Weirs Beach

Weirs Beach ©
Explore Weirs Beach's surroundings by going to Lincoln (Zipline, The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, & more), Franconia (Flume Gorge & Franconia Notch State Park) and Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves (in Woodstock).

Planning Weirs Beach trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Weirs Beach takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Weirs Beach can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Weirs Beach

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Franconia, Lincoln, Beyond Obsession, Santa's Village, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
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West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

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