8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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8 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Quebec City

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 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Mt Washington Auto Rd and then find something for the whole family at Story Land.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the North Conway driving holiday planner .

Quebec City, Canada to North Conway is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Quebec City in July, plan for little chillier days in North Conway, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Story Land ©
Story Land
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 25th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Rundlet-May House, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Hampton Beach State Park. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Prescott Park, then get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum, then contemplate the long history of Governor John Langdon House, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Square.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip planning site .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hampton Beach State Park
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln: West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness) and Casual Cape (in Moultonborough). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, stroll around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, and take in the dramatic scenery at Flume Gorge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Lincoln takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portsmouth in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Lincoln, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Woodstock, Franconia, Polar Caves Park, Casual Cape, 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

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