9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + Bus:  27​h
1
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hampton
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Cape Town

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.
Take a break from North Conway with a short trip to Mt Washington Auto Rd in Gorham, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: cruise along Kancamagus Highway, get in on the family fun at Story Land, take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Ledge.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our North Conway trip itinerary maker app .

Cape Town, South Africa to North Conway is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to North Conway is minus 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in August: high temperatures in North Conway hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: stop by Beyond Obsession, then take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip planner .

You can drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in August, plan for little chillier nights in Lincoln, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hampton.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Franconia, Beyond Obsession, 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

2
nights
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, stop by The Salt Cellar, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hampton road trip planner.

You can drive from Lincoln to Hampton in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hampton when traveling from Lincoln in August, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampton

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portsmouth, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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