8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

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8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
North Conway
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lincoln
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: San Antonio

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Zeb's General Store and Settlers Green. Appreciate the collections at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center and The Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson. Take a break from North Conway with a short trip to Mt Washington Auto Rd in Gorham, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Kancamagus Highway, play a few rounds at North Conway Country Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocky Gorge, and take some stellar pictures from Cathedral Ledge.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our North Conway trip itinerary tool .

San Antonio to North Conway is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to North Conway. When traveling from San Antonio in October, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in North Conway: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Jackson, Tuckerman Brewing Company, Rocky Gorge, Mount Washington Auto Road
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Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway

3
nights
Lincoln

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for gifts at Chutters, browse for treasures at just L Modern Antiques, then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery at WREN, then see the interesting displays at New England Ski Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, walk around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, and then learn about winemaking at Seven Birches Winery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lincoln, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in October, Lincoln is slightly colder at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Franconia, Littleton, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, The Gallery at WREN
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Zipline
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

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