9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
North Conway
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Hampton
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Santa's Village (in Jefferson) and West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, snap pictures at Blair Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lincoln online trip maker .

Newark to Lincoln is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in October; daily highs in Lincoln reach 60°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, Blair Bridge, West Rattlesnake Mountain, Santa's Village
Highlights from your plan
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Clark's Trading Post ©
Clark's Trading Post

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from North Conway: Castle in the Clouds (in Moultonborough) and Mount Washington Auto Road (in Gorham). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Kancamagus Highway, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tamworth Distilling, take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest, and admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read North Conway trip website .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to North Conway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in North Conway when traveling from Lincoln in October, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hampton.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

White Mountain National Forest, Tamworth Distilling, Castle in the Clouds, Glen Ellis Falls, Mount Washington Auto Road
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge

2
nights
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Market Square, contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, then see the interesting displays at Exeter Historical Society, and finally kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Albacore Museum, admire the masterpieces at Currier Museum of Art, and then admire the natural beauty at Prescott Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hampton trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Hampton takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampton

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Exeter Historical Society, Currier Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum

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