7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h
1
Manchester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Holderness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lincoln
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

few
hours
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Massabesic Audubon Center and then explore the activities along Lake Massabesic.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manchester travel route planner .

Charlotte to Manchester is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in October, expect Manchester to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Holderness.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Massabesic Audubon Center
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Lake Massabesic ©
Lake Massabesic

2
nights
Holderness

Holderness ©
Holderness is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Moulton Farm, identify plant and animal life at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, and then take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Charles Borromeo, then admire the striking features of Castle in the Clouds, and then Head underground at Polar Caves Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Holderness tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Holderness takes an hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Holderness when traveling from Manchester in October, with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Holderness

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Meredith, Polar Caves Park, Castle in the Clouds
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West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center ©
Polar Caves Park ©
Polar Caves Park

1
night
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 4th (Fri): look for gifts at Naked Bohemian, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Little White Church, then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Ledge.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read North Conway trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Holderness to North Conway in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Holderness in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 45°F in North Conway. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Little White Church
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
The Little White Church ©
The Little White Church

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Get in touch with nature at Flume Gorge and Franconia Notch State Park. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pemigewasset, take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and get in on the family fun at Ice Castles.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln online attractions planner .

Getting from North Conway to Lincoln by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lincoln, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

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