Things to Do

Isles of Shoals Isles of Shoals
The picturesque and history-filled Isles of Shoals, six miles off the New Hampshire coast, are a popular day trip. map
Memorial Bridge Memorial BridgePortsmouth
The Memorial Bridge, originally built in 1923 and replaced in 2011-13, spans the Piscataqua River and connects New Hampshire and Maine. The project won numerous national and regional design and engineering awards. Portsmouth, NH 03801 map
Moran Towing Tugboats Moran Towing TugboatsPortsmouth
Tugboats operated by Moran Towing Company dock at the heart of Portsmouth's waterfront and often are identified with the city. 34 Ceres St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 map
North Church North Church
North Church, constructed in 1854 to replace a meeting house built in 1713, dominates the eastern side of Market Square and can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. 2 Congress St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 436-8220 map
Portsmouth Naval Prison Portsmouth Naval PrisonKittery
The mysterious and massive building across the river from Portsmouth is former U.S. Navy prison, abandoned since the 1970s. Meade Ave., Kittery, ME 03904 map
Prescott Park Prescott ParkPortsmouth
Portsmouth's 10-acre waterfront park with flower gardens and a summer arts festival. Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 431-2000 map
The Hill The HillPortsmouth
The Hill, a collection of homes saved from the wrecker's ball in the early '60s, now is an office park and home to the Blue Mermaid restaurant. Deer St and High St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 map
Wentworth by the Sea Wentworth by the SeaNew Castle
One of the East Coast's grand hotels, Wentworth by the Sea reopened as a Marriott hotel in 2003 after a 20-year hiatus. Wentworth Road and Bridge St, New Castle, NH 03852 (603) 422-7322 map
Looking for more to do? Check out the expanded Portsmouth events calendar.

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