8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Manchester
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Franconia Notch State Park. Get some historical perspective at Flume Gorge and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness) and The Gallery at WREN (in Bethlehem).

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Lincoln is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Montreal in July, Lincoln is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Franconia, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, The Gallery at WREN, West Rattlesnake Mountain
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West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

3
nights
Manchester

Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Sheiling Forest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Winant Park Hiking Trails (in Concord), Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (in Loudon) and St. John's Episcopal Church (in Portsmouth). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at LaBelle Winery and take a peaceful walk through Massabesic Audubon Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Manchester planner .

You can drive from Lincoln to Manchester in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Manchester, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Manchester

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

St. John's Episcopal Church, Dolphin & Whale Watching, LaBelle Winery, Sheiling Forest, Winant Park Hiking Trails
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
LaBelle Winery ©
LaBelle Winery
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church

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.
On the 4th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls, then see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then take an in-depth tour of Wright Museum of WWII, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Little White Church. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Naked Bohemian, then identify plant and animal life at White Mountain National Forest, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rocky Gorge.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the North Conway day trip website .

You can drive from Manchester to North Conway in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Manchester in August, you will find days in North Conway are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

White Mountain National Forest, Rocky Gorge, Glen Ellis Falls, Wright Museum of WWII, The Little White Church
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White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls

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