3S Artspace combines the only midsize, flexible performance space in the area, a large non-commercial art gallery with affordable artist studios above, and an approachable...
Experience the history and cultural roots of the early African Community in Portsmouth dating from the early 1600s. Trace their journey as you pass by...
Are you looking for a night out with friends? Is your inner DIY itching for a fun new project without having to buy all your...
Discover Portsmouth is a central gateway to the historical, cultural and artistic sites and venues around greater Portsmouth. Open April 1 thru December 23.
For a unique shopping experience, stroll along the brick sidewalks of downtown Portsmouth where you'll find an array of exciting shops including brand-name clothing stores, unique boutiques, upscale kitchen stores, gift and card shops, fine jewelry stores, toy emporiums, bookstores and much much more.
Eastern Mountain Sports rent kayaks, packs, stand-up paddleboards, snowshoes and poles, sleeping bags and pads. x-country skis and tents.
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.
The Gov. John Langdon House is an exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington thought of as the best in Portsmouth. Its reception rooms are of a grand scale suited to ceremonial occasions and are ornamented by elaborate wood carving in the Rococo style.
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.
The picturesque and history-filled Isles of Shoals, six miles off the New Hampshire coast, are a popular day trip.
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.
The oldest surviving wood frame house in New Hampshire and Maine, Jackson House was built by Richard Jackson in 1664.
Revolutionary War hero John Paul Jones stayed at the home at Court and Middle streets in Portsmouth in 1777 while his ship "The Ranger" was being built. Today the house is a museum focusing on Jones' life and the Revolutionary War.
Liars Bench Beer Company is a local, independently owned nano-brewery and taproom founded in 2016 in the West End of Portsmouth, NH.
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.
A National Historic Landmark, the Moffatt-Ladd House is one of America's finest Georgian mansions, built for merchant John Moffatt between 1760 and 1763. The grounds also feature one of the region's finest gardens.
Tugboats operated by Moran Towing Company dock at the heart of Portsmouth's waterfront and often are identified with the city.
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.
Join Jeremy D'Entremont for a van tour of some of New England's most beautiful and historic beacons.