7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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7 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Gainesville
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + bus:  11​h
1
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Gainesville

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Franconia Falls and Whales Tale Waterpark. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wright Museum of WWII and Flume Gorge. Change things up with these side-trips from Lincoln: Pirate's Cove Adventure Mini Golf (in North Conway) and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (in Cornish). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Sabbaday Falls and stroll through Echo Lake Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip planner .

Gainesville to Lincoln is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Gainesville in July, expect Lincoln to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Wright Museum of WWII, Sabbaday Falls, Pirate's Cove Adventure Mini Golf, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site ©
Whales Tale Waterpark ©
Whales Tale Waterpark

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Woodman Institute Museum and St. John's Episcopal Church. Children's Museum of New Hampshire and Strawbery Banke Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Wallis Sands State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Odiorne Point State Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hampton Beach State Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Lincoln to Portsmouth in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lincoln in July since evenings lows in Portsmouth dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rye, Dover, Hampton Beach State Park, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Wallis Sands State Beach ©
Wallis Sands State Beach
Woodman Institute Museum ©
Woodman Institute Museum
Children's Museum of New Hampshire ©
Children's Museum of New Hampshire

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