Perry returning to New Hampshire
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Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick PerryRick PerryOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump signs major conservation bill into law | Senate votes to confirm Energy's No. 2 official | Trump Jr. expresses opposition to Pebble Mine project Senate votes to confirm Energy's No. 2 official 4 Texas GOP congressional primary runoffs to watch MORE (R) is heading back to New Hampshire in February, part of a ramped-up travel schedule to early primary states after he leaves office.

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Perry will be in the Granite State for a number of events Feb. 11-12, according to NH1. He last visited the state in November.

He's also slated to be in Iowa for a few days later this month, just days after he finishes a 14-year tenure as Texas governor.

Perry's advisers are eager to use his newfound free time to hit the early primary states hard as he inches toward another potential presidential campaign.