8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gorham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rye
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Raleigh

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, and then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Wright Museum of WWII, take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths.

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Raleigh to North Conway is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, North Conway is a bit cooler than Raleigh - with highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Gorham.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wright Museum of WWII, Glen Ellis Falls
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Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls

2
nights
Gorham

Gorham ©
Gorham is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery, then take a stroll through Old Port, then examine the collection at Portland Head Light, and finally admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wells Beach, and then examine the collection at New Hampshire Farm Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gorham trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from North Conway to Gorham in 1.5 hours. While traveling from North Conway, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Gorham, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rye.

Things to do in Gorham

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Portland, Wells Beach, Cliff Walk, New Hampshire Farm Museum, Portland Head Light
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Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

3
nights
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House and Strawbery Banke Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Perkins Cove and Old Burying Point Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Rye side-trips: Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Ogunquit Beach) and The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem). There's more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hampton Beach State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Rye trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Gorham to Rye by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Gorham in August: highs in Rye hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rye

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Salem, Strawbery Banke Museum, Hampton Beach State Park, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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