Best New Hampshire Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top New Hampshire Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular New Hampshire Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next New Hampshire vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 1. Hampton Beach and Portsmouth, NH Weekend Getaway
New Hampshire’s shape is close to triangular, with a bulge near the base taking up little space along the New England coast. This ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Portsmouth, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 2. Franconia, Cannon Mountain, & Franconia Notch, NH Weekend Getaway
In the Franconia area you'll find the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway. Ride up to the summit, where gaps and notches give you a view ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Franconia, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

3. Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire (Including Holderness, Laconia, Meredith, and Wolfeboro) Weekend Getaway
You'll find plenty of ocean beaches near Boston, but for the best freshwater vacation within a two-hour drive, head to Lake Winnipesaukee ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Holderness, NH - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Boston

4. North Conway, Jackson, Pinkham Notch, & Great Glen, NH Weekend Getaway
You can make a circuit of the White Mountains in a variety of ways, stopping to ski or hike on various peaks according to the season. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press North Conway, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

5. Cardigan Lodge Weekend Getaway
Campground and lodge at the base of Mt. Cardigan. Miles removed from crowded lakes and far south of the busy White Mountains, thousands ...
Published by Wilderness Press Lebanon, NH - Roughing It Easy in New England: Outdoor Adventures Near Lodgings

6. Lake Umbagog and Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge Weekend Getaway
Wilderness campsites on the shore of an unspoiled lake. Definitions of “wilderness” are very subjective. Some people demand a virgin ...
Published by Wilderness Press Errol, NH - Roughing It Easy in New England: Outdoor Adventures Near Lodgings

7. New Hampshire Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on New Hampshire excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of New Hampshire ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Concord, NH - Fodor's USA

8. The Amusement Parks of New Hampshire and Vermont Weekend Getaway
This chapter describes these New Hampshire Amusement Parks: Canobie Lake Park in Salem, Santa's Village in Jefferson, Clark's Trading ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Salem, NH - The Amusement Park Guide

9. The Hut at Zealand Falls, White Mountains Weekend Getaway
A streamside hut overlooking Zealand Notch. One hundred years ago, steam engines rumbled above Whitewall Brook, logging trains carried ...
Published by Wilderness Press Twin Mountain, NH - Roughing It Easy in New England: Outdoor Adventures Near Lodgings

10. Portsmouth, New Hampshire (Including Kittery, ME) Weekend Getaway
Tucked along New Hampshire's abbreviated coastline, Portsmouth has an enviable waterfront setting, grand architecture, a thriving ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Portsmouth, NH - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Boston

11. New Hampshire Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Long after sailors, fishermen and agricultural colonists had domesticated the entire coastline of New England, the harsh, glacier-scarred ...
Published by Rough Guides Concord, NH - The Rough Guide to USA

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 12. Attitash Bear Peak, Bretton Woods, & Mount Washington, NH Weekend Getaway
Attitash Bear Peak is the largest ski resort in New Hampshire, with a vertical drop of 1,750 feet on Attitash and 1,450 on Bear Peak. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bretton Woods, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 13. Lake Sunapee Region and Hanover, NH Weekend Getaway
The conjunction of lake and mountain have made Lake Sunapee a favorite vacation area since the middle of the nineteenth century. You ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hanover, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 14. Gray Knob and Crag Camp, White Mountains Weekend Getaway
Huts and cabins in the Presidential Range in White Mountain National Forest. Located at the northern base of the Presidential Peaks ...
Published by Wilderness Press Gorham, NH - Roughing It Easy in New England: Outdoor Adventures Near Lodgings

15. Wolfeboro, Weirs Beach, Meredith, & Center Harbor, NH Weekend Getaway
Lake Winnipesaukee is New Hampshire’s largest lake, covering 72 square miles and 183 miles of shoreline. Native Americans gave it ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Meredith, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

16. Kinsman Notch, Loon Mountain, & Waterville Valley, NH Weekend Getaway
Another well-established New Hampshire destination in the White Mountains is Waterville Valley. This year-round resort offers skiing, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Waterville Valley, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

17. NASCAR - New Hampshire International Speedway: The Magic Mile Weekend Getaway
A week before NASCAR’s traveling circus comes to town, tiny Loudon, New Hampshire, has a population of 4,481 people. The week of its ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Loudon, NH - Insiders' Guide to the NASCAR Tracks

18. Peterborough, Jaffrey/Rindge, Mount Monadnock, & Dublin, NH Weekend Getaway
Hikers, we’re coming to you. Like skiing in Tuckerman’s Ravine on Mount Washington, climbing Monadnock is a New England ritual, almost ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Jaffrey, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

19. Hillsborough and Antrim/Hancock, NH Weekend Getaway
Apart from the brief coastal plain, so much of New Hampshire is mountainous that small agricultural communities in the state tended ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hillsborough, NH - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 20. Guyot Shelter, Pemigewasset Wilderness Weekend Getaway
A high mountain shelter on the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. Picture a really big lima bean — a bean so huge that it covers ...
Published by Wilderness Press Twin Mountain, NH - Roughing It Easy in New England: Outdoor Adventures Near Lodgings

 
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