9 days in New York City & New Hampshire Itinerary

9 days in New York City & New Hampshire Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lexington
Drive:  12 h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Franconia
— 1 night
Drive:  17 h 30 min
End: Lexington

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, wander the streets of Times Square, then look for all kinds of wild species at Salt Marsh Nature Center, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Prospect Park Audubon Center at the Boathouse.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City online trip itinerary planner.

Lexington to New York City is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Lexington in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 49°F by day to 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn
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Salt Marsh Nature Center ©
Salt Marsh Nature Center
Times Square ©
Times Square
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hampton Beach State Park and Zorvino Vineyards. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Flag Hill Distillery & Winery and Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden. When in Portsmouth, make a side trip to see Plum Island in Newburyport, approximately Newburyport away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Salisbury Beach State Reservation.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth online tour planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New York City to Portsmouth in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Portsmouth to be a bit cooler, temps between 41°F and 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Zorvino Vineyards, Flag Hill Distillery & Winery, Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Plum Island
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Salisbury Beach State Reservation ©
Salisbury Beach State Reservation
Zorvino Vineyards ©
Zorvino Vineyards

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Arethusa Falls, then glide through natural beauty at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, and then explore the striking landscape at Black Cap Hiking Trail.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the North Conway road trip planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Portsmouth in March, with highs in North Conway at 52°F and lows at 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Franconia.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Arethusa Falls
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Jackson Ski Touring Foundation ©
Jackson Ski Touring Foundation
Arethusa Falls ©
Arethusa Falls
Black Cap Hiking Trail ©
Black Cap Hiking Trail

1
night
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 15th (Fri), see the interesting displays at New England Ski Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Franconia Notch, then stroll through Echo Lake Beach, and finally hike along Artist Bluff Trail.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Franconia online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from North Conway to Franconia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from North Conway in March; daily highs in Franconia reach 36°F and lows reach 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Franconia

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Bath Covered Bridge
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Franconia Notch ©
Franconia Notch
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Artist Bluff Trail ©
Artist Bluff Trail

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