8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 45​min
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Plymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hanover
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Rindge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Manchester
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Albacore Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portsmouth holiday builder tool .

Houston to Portsmouth is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Houston in December: high temperatures in Portsmouth hover around 38°F and lows are around 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Nubble Lighthouse
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Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

1
night
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Plymouth is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States, in the White Mountains Region. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hit the slopes at Tenney Mountain, then do a tasting at Hermit Woods Winery, and then see the interesting displays at American Police Motorcycle Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Plymouth journey maker tool .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Plymouth in 2 hours. Traveling from Portsmouth in December, Plymouth is little chillier at night with lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Woodstock.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Meredith
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American Police Motorcycle Museum ©
American Police Motorcycle Museum
Hermit Woods Winery ©
Hermit Woods Winery

1
night
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Ice Castles has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Ice Castles, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascade Falls, then look for gifts at Fadden's General Store, and finally walk around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Woodstock road trip app .

Woodstock is just a stone's throw from Plymouth. In December, daily temperatures in Woodstock can reach 34°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hanover.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves ©
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
Fadden's General Store ©
Fadden's General Store

1
night
Hanover

Hanover ©
Hanover is a town along the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 31st (Tue), browse the collection at Howe Public Library, then stop by League of NH Craftsmen Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Dartmouth College, and finally explore and take pictures at Baker-Berry Library at Dartmouth College.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hanover trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Woodstock to Hanover in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Hanover can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rindge.

Things to do in Hanover

Shopping
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League of NH Craftsmen Gallery ©
League of NH Craftsmen Gallery
Howe Public Library ©
Howe Public Library

1
night
Rindge

Rindge ©
Rindge is a town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Pickety Place, contemplate the waterfront views at Contoocook Lake Jaffrey NH, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Pines, and finally sample the fine beverages at Privateer Rum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rindge journey builder app .

Getting from Hanover to Rindge by car takes about 2 hours. In December in Rindge, expect temperatures between 36°F during the day and 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Rindge

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Pickety Place, Privateer Rum
Highlights from your plan
Contoocook Lake Jaffrey NH ©
Contoocook Lake Jaffrey NH
Pickety Place ©
Pickety Place
Cathedral of the Pines ©
Cathedral of the Pines

1
night
Manchester

Manchester
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Scouting Museum and Library, see the interesting displays at Millyard Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Currier Museum of Art.

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Drive from Rindge to Manchester in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Manchester are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Currier Museum of Art
Currier Museum of Art
Saint Joseph Cathedral ©
Saint Joseph Cathedral

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