8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

8 days in White Mountains Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Drive:  6 h
1
Franconia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Gorham
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: New York City

5
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like White Mountain National Forest and Old Man of the Mountain Profile Plaza. Get in touch with nature at Sabbaday Falls and Arethusa Falls. Explore Franconia's surroundings by going to Moulton Farm (in Meredith), West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness) and Crawford Notch State Park (in Hart's Location). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Franconia Notch, examine the collection at New England Ski Museum, and make a trip to Riverwalk Covered Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Franconia trip builder app.

New York City to Franconia is an approximately 6.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New York City in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Franconia: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gorham.

Things to do in Franconia

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hart's Location, White Mountain National Forest, Moulton Farm, Sabbaday Falls, Riverwalk Covered Bridge
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Crawford Notch State Park ©
Crawford Notch State Park
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Arethusa Falls ©
Arethusa Falls

2
nights
Gorham

Gorham ©
Gorham is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Echo Lake State Park and Wildcat Mountain. Visiting Glen Ellis Falls and Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center will get you outdoors. When in Gorham, make a side trip to see Bavarian Chocolate Haus in North Conway, approximately North Conway away.

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Traveling by car from Franconia to Gorham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Franconia in October: highs in Gorham hover around 39°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gorham

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson, Bavarian Chocolate Haus, Echo Lake State Park
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Wildcat Mountain ©
Wildcat Mountain
Echo Lake State Park ©
Echo Lake State Park
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls

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