Learn about the best parks, attractions, museums, historic landmarks, tours, and other things to do in Portsmouth NH and the surrounding Seacoast area.

Fort Foster

Fort Foster

Pocahontas Road, Kittery, ME 03905

Fort Foster in Kittery Point offers three small beaches, an extensive trail system, restroom facilities in season, picnic areas and old military fortifications.

Four Tree Island Portsmouth

Four Tree Island

Four Tree Island, Portsmouth, NH 03801

A tiny piece of land now joined by a short causeway to Peirce Island, Four Tree Island features picnic and BBQ spots opposite Prescott Park and excellent views of the Piscataqua River.

Fuller Gardens

(603) 964-5414
10 Willow Ave., North Hampton, NH

One of the last working turn-of-the-century estate gardens left in the Northeast, featuring thousands of rose bushes, as well as annual and perennial displays, a hosta garden, Koi pond and Japanese garden.

Odiorne Point

Odiorne Point State Park

570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH 03870

The largest undeveloped stretch on New Hampshire's coastline, Odiorne Point State Park's 330 acres are open year-round for boating, fishing, hiking, biking, nature walks, cross-country skiing and picnicing.

Peirce Island Portsmouth NH

Peirce Island

(603) 431-2000
Peirce Island, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Located adjacent to Portsmouth's picturesque South End, Peirce Island offers unobstructed views of the Piscataqua River, the bridges, and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. It also features an outdoor pool, walking paths, playgrounds, and boat launches.