Things to Do

Tours
Celia Thaxter's Garden ToursIsles of Shoals
Please join us for a walking tour of Celia Thaxter's restored garden on beautiful Appledore Island. Learn about the unique history of the islands and the famous garden described in "An Island Garden" (1893 book). Tour includes lunch and expert guides. 14 and older. Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, NH (603) 862-5346 map
Discover Portsmouth Walking ToursPortsmouth
Discover Portsmouth kicks off the walking tour season! Call us to hear about the daily offerings and upcoming schedule. 10 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 436-8433 map
Granite State Growler Tours
Granite State Growler Tours offers guests a unique local brewery adventure. Hop on the bus with 12 of your new best friends and let "Greta the Growler Getta" transport you to fine craft breweries on New Hampshires historic Seacoast. (603) 964-0284
Gundalow <i>Piscataqua</i> Gundalow PiscataquaPortsmouth
For centuries, sailing barges connected up-river Seacoast to Portsmouth. The last of these "gundalows" disappeared decades ago, but a Seacoast nonprofit offers educational programs, tours and sailing trips aboard a full-scale replica, the Piscataqua. Prescott Park, Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 433-9505 map
Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. Isles of Shoals Steamship Co.Portsmouth
Cruise aboard the Victorian-style M/V Thomas Laighton through Portsmouth Harbor to the Isles of Shoals. Daily sightseeing tours, dinner cruises, whale watching expeditions, and fall foliage. 315 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 1-800-441-4620 map
New England Curiosities
Experience local legends, lore and mystery. Tales of folklore, ghosts and mysterious history with author and historian Roxie Zwicker. New Hampshire's only ghost tour. Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 343-7977
New England Lighthouse Tours
Join Jeremy D'Entremont for a van tour of some of New England's most beautiful and historic beacons. Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 431-9155
PortCity Bike Tours PortCity Bike ToursPortsmouth
Portsmouth's only guided bicycle tours. Discover the magnificent Seacoast and the area's rich history. Spend a few hours on our Historic Tour enjoying picturesque streets, lush parks, antique gardens, and historic forts, homes and public buildings. Or spend the morning on a Guided Coastal Tour along the beautiful shore. Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 969-1866 map
Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail Portsmouth Black Heritage TrailPortsmouth
Portsmouth has been home to Africans and African-Americans for more than 350 years. The Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail visits places where black residents lived, worked, prayed and celebrated over the centuries. Sheafe's Warehouse, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 380-1231 map
Portsmouth Brew Tours
Spend the day with Portsmouth Brew Tours as we sample our way through the city, along a journey filled with craft breweries, artisan beers and delicious food. (617) 453-TOUR
Portsmouth Harbour Cruises Portsmouth Harbour CruisesPortsmouth
Come aboard for a tour of the NH Seacoast's waterways. Since 1982, the charm and character of the M/V Heritage and our unique style have made us a local favorite. 64 Ceres St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 (800) 776-0915 map
Portsmouth Harbour TrailPortsmouth
Explore New Hampshire's best walking city on foot. Knowledgeable guides highlight the historic homes, trademark tugboats and working waterfront, Market Square and Prescott Park on daily tours. Corner of Islington and Middle Streets, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 436-8433 map
Portsmouth Kayak Adventures
Portsmouth Kayak Adventures offers kayak rents, kayak and stand-up paddle board tours led by lead by professional guides and basic instruction, and bike rentals. 185 Wentworth Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 559-1000 map
Portsmouth Other-belly TourPortsmouth
An interactive historical walking tour of Portsmouth led by two actor/comedians eager to reveal the seamier side of Portsmouth's past. Rusty Hammer, State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (978) 462-3141
Portsmouth Underbelly TourPortsmouth
Enjoy the seamier side of Portsmouth's history on this riotous walking tour led by two accomplished actors (and history buffs.) 6 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays (978) 683-7745 Meets outside of Rusty Hammer, State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 (978) 683-7745
Seacoast Helicopters Seacoast HelicoptersPortsmouth
Nothing compares to having a birds eye view of the world. Soaring in the air above some of New Hampshires most brilliant coastal landscapes is enough to take ones breath away! This is exactly what you will experience if you choose to fly on a Helicopter Tour with Seacoast Helicopters. 44 Durham St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 373-8743 map
Seacoast New Hampshire Heritage Tours Seacoast New Hampshire Heritage ToursPortsmouth
The Seacoast's only driving tour, Seacoast New Hampshire Heritage Tours is your ticket to see the Seacoast's military forts, lighthouses and many historic houses noted for their previous owners, architectural quality or events that happened within. Portsmouth, NH 03801 1-888-783-5302
Seacoast Segway Tours
Guided tours on your own personal Segway PT through some of the most beautiful and history-rich places in Portsmouth and the Seacoast. 43 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 828-5280
Walking Tours of  Historic Dover Walking Tours of Historic DoverDover
Settled in 1623, Dover is the oldest continuous settlement in New Hampshire and seventh oldest in the United States. Stroll down the Central Avenue Business District while learning about the rise and fall of the textile industry, "Dover's Black Day," and notable visitors and residents of Dover's past. 550 Central Avenue, Dover, NH 03820 (603) 742-2218 map
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