8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

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8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

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

4
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.
Step out of North Conway to go to Gorham and see Mt Washington Auto Rd, which is approximately 46 minutes away. On the 22nd (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Cranmore Mountain Resort. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, ski along the peaceful trails at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls, and stop by Zeb's General Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the North Conway trip itinerary planning app .

Bangor to North Conway is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bangor in May: highs in North Conway hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Jackson, Gorham, The Little White Church, Story Land
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road

3
nights
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Step out of Lincoln to go to Holderness and see West Rattlesnake Mountain, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, walk around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, and look for gifts at Fadden's General Store.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln online itinerary builder .

You can drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from North Conway in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lincoln: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Woodstock, West Rattlesnake Mountain
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Zipline
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©

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