8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  5​h
1
Cornish
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Holderness
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hampton
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Newark

few
hours
Cornish

Cornish ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Mac's Maple and then steep yourself in history at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cornish trip itinerary maker .

Newark to Cornish is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in July, with highs in Cornish at 82°F and lows at 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Cornish

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mac's Maple
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site ©
Mac's Maple ©
Mac's Maple

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Glen Ellis Falls and Franconia Notch State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson: Zipline (in Lincoln), Cascade Falls (in Woodstock) and Franconia (Flume Gorge & Echo Lake Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest, look for gifts at Handcrafter's Barn, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Gorge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jackson trip planning website .

Drive from Cornish to Jackson in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Holderness.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, Rocky Gorge, Cascade Falls, Zipline, Handcrafter's Barn
Highlights from your plan
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest

1
night
Holderness

Holderness ©
Holderness is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 1st (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Paradise Point Nature Center, stop by Beyond Obsession, and then take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Holderness road trip tool .

Getting from Jackson to Holderness by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Hampton.

Things to do in Holderness

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Beyond Obsession, Paradise Point Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Beyond Obsession ©
Beyond Obsession

3
nights
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hampton Beach State Park and Jenness State Beach. Visiting North Beach and Winant Park Hiking Trails will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hampton: Tanger Outlets Tilton (in Tilton) and Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (in Loudon). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at The Salt Cellar, and learn about winemaking at Jewell Towne Vineyards.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hampton trip planner .

Getting from Holderness to Hampton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Holderness in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hampton, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampton

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jenness State Beach, Tanger Outlets Tilton, Jewell Towne Vineyards, The Salt Cellar, Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jenness State Beach ©
Jenness State Beach

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