The Harbour Trail passes more than 70 points of scenic and historic significance in Portsmouth, N.H.

Along the way are 10 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings, 10 National Historic Landmarks, and three homes maintained by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. These pages present some of the highlights.

Harbour Trail Tours - Beginning June to early October. Walking tours will begin from Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle St., and hit the highlights of Portsmouth's historic downtown and the waterfront. Tours will be given by trained guides from the Portsmouth Historical Society and will last about one hour. Call (603) 436-8433 for the walking tour schedule and prices.

Right: The South End with the North Church, center, and South Meetinghouse, left, in the background.

The Portsmouth Harbour Trail

Portsmouth's South End on a summer day

A virtual tour through historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire.


This online tour was created by in cooperation with the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce Education and Charitable Foundation.

Hampton Inn of Portsmouth

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