8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
North Conway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Atlanta

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Smuttynose Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip planner .

Atlanta to Portsmouth is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta in September, expect Portsmouth to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hampton, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse ©
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Smuttynose Brewing ©
Smuttynose Brewing

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Arethusa Falls and White Mountain National Forest. Get in touch with nature at Echo Lake State Park and Crawford Notch State Park. Step out of North Conway with an excursion to Wright Museum of WWII in Wolfeboro--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, stroll through Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Little White Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the North Conway trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to North Conway takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in North Conway sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

New Hampshire, Hart's Location, Echo Lake State Park, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, The Little White Church
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center ©
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Get some cultural insight at Seven Birches Winery and Hermit Woods Winery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site and Flume Gorge. Change things up with a short trip to West Rattlesnake Mountain in Holderness (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Sabbaday Falls, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the interesting displays at New England Ski Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Echo Lake Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Lincoln trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from North Conway to Lincoln by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in October, Lincoln is slightly colder at night with lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, Sabbaday Falls, Hermit Woods Winery, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, West Rattlesnake Mountain
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Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain

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