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
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: New York City

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Massabesic Audubon Center and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Emery Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Adams Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and finally stop by The Salt Cellar.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portsmouth trip 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. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get slightly colder in Portsmouth: highs are around 36°F and lows about 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Durham, Saint Joseph Cathedral, Massabesic Audubon Center, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
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Emery Farm ©
Emery Farm
The Salt Cellar ©
The Salt Cellar

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.
Get outdoors at Cranmore Mountain Resort and Diana's Baths. When in North Conway, make a side trip to see Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge in Errol, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Gorge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Rocky Gorge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our North Conway tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Portsmouth in February, things will get somewhat warmer in North Conway: highs are around 44°F and lows about 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saco River Covered Bridge, Rocky Gorge, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, The Cassidy Gallery, White Mountain National Forest
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Cranmore Mountain Resort ©
Cranmore Mountain Resort
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge and then fly down the slopes at Loon Mountain Resort. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Blair Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Paradise Point Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, and finally get in on the family fun at Ice Castles.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in February, expect Lincoln to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°F and 12°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trips

Flume Gorge, Paradise Point Nature Center, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Blair Bridge
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Loon Mountain Resort ©
Loon Mountain Resort
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center ©

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