9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

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9 days in New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Myrtle Beach
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
North Conway
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Myrtle Beach

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Kids will enjoy Hampton Beach State Park and SEE Science Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Benson Park (in Hudson), Exeter Historical Society (in Exeter) and Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (in Loudon). It doesn't end there: make a splash at Canobie Lake Park and explore the world behind art at Currier Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Manchester day trip planning app .

Myrtle Beach to Manchester is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in August, things will get a bit cooler in Manchester: highs are around 82°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Benson Park, Hampton Beach State Park, Canobie Lake Park, Exeter Historical Society, Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Canobie Lake Park ©
Canobie Lake Park
SEE Science Center ©
SEE Science Center

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Attractions like Whales Tale Waterpark and Ice Castles make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Riverwalk Covered Bridge, walk around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, and see the interesting displays at New England Ski Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Lincoln. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, Riverwalk Covered Bridge, Polar Caves Park
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves ©
Whales Tale Waterpark ©
Whales Tale Waterpark

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Story Land and Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. When in North Conway, make a side trip to see Mt Washington Auto Rd in Gorham, approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: cruise along Kancamagus Highway, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls, and look for gifts at Zeb's General Store.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the North Conway day trip tool .

You can drive from Lincoln to North Conway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in North Conway sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Story Land ©
Story Land

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