8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Presque Isle
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Franconia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Weirs Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Presque Isle

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Strawbery Banke Museum and Rundlet-May House. We've included these beaches for you: Hampton Beach State Park and Jenness State Beach. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, contemplate the long history of Governor John Langdon House, and visit a coastal fixture at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse.

Before you visit Portsmouth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Presque Isle to Portsmouth is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. Traveling from Presque Isle in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Portsmouth, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Franconia.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hampton, Children's Museum of New Hampshire, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Jenness State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum

2
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths and then get in on the family fun at Story Land.

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Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Franconia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Portsmouth in July, Franconia is slightly colder at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Weirs Beach.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Diana's Baths, Story Land
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Zipline
Story Land ©
Story Land

3
nights
Weirs Beach

Weirs Beach ©
Appreciate the collections at Wright Museum of WWII and Currier Museum of Art. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site and The Little White Church. Venture out of the city with trips to LaBelle Winery (in Amherst), Mt Washington Auto Rd (in Gorham) and North Conway (Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center & Cathedral Ledge).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Weirs Beach online trip builder .

Drive from Franconia to Weirs Beach in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Franconia in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Weirs Beach, with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Weirs Beach

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

North Conway, The Little White Church, Wright Museum of WWII, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, LaBelle Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII
Currier Museum of Art ©
Currier Museum of Art
The Little White Church ©
The Little White Church

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