8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Tampa
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
1
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h
End: Tampa

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site and Sabbaday Falls. For shopping fun, head to Harman's Cheese & Country Store or The Gallery at WREN. Take a break from Lincoln with a short trip to The Frost Place in Franconia, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, see the interesting displays at New England Ski Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Sugar Hill Scenic Vista.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lincoln travel itinerary planner .

Tampa to Lincoln is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampa in August, you will find days in Lincoln are little chillier (78°F), and nights are much colder (54°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franconia, The Gallery at WREN, Sabbaday Falls, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, Harman's Cheese & Country Store
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Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site ©
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves ©
Harman's Cheese & Country Store ©
Harman's Cheese & Country Store

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, view the masterpieces at North Conway League of NH Craftsmen Fine Arts Gallery, then delve into the lush surroundings at White Mountain National Forest, and finally look for gifts at The Old Country Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, view the masterpieces at Jackson Art Studio & Gallery, and then take a memorable drive along Mt Washington Auto Rd.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the North Conway driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Lincoln to North Conway in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in North Conway sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Washington Auto Road, The Old Country Store, White Mountain National Forest, Jackson Art Studio & Gallery
Highlights from your plan
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Jackson Art Studio & Gallery ©
Jackson Art Studio & Gallery
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Tendercrop Farm, steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Episcopal Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth day trip app .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Tendercrop Farm
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse ©
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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