The site of the New Hampshire Treasury during the American Revolution, this museum is home to an original broadside of the Declaration of Independence and early drafts of the U.S. Constitution.
Dozens of interactive exhibits and activities for children in a new location.
Education center for the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Interactive exhibit room, touch tank, and boardwalk.
The most popular beach in the region, Hampton Beach has been drawing visitors by the hundreds of thousands since the turn of the century. The beach is extremely wide and the water warm. Bath house and lifeguards in season. Located on Route 1A, Hampton.
The picturesque and history-filled Isles of Shoals, six miles off the New Hampshire coast, are a popular day trip.
Picturesque and accessible Cape Neddick Lighthouse (The Nubble) in York Beach, Maine, draws thousands of visitors each year.
A beautiful, wide sandy beach a half hour north of Portsmouth, Ogunquit Beach is a favorite of tourists and Canadian visitors.
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.
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.
The 48-foot tower of Portsmouth Harbor Light, built in 1877, overlooks the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor from historic Fort Constitution and the U.S. Coast Guard Station. The lighthouse is open for tours in summer.
Portsmouth's 10-acre waterfront park with flower gardens and a summer arts festival.
The Prescott Park Arts Festival has presented music, art, theater, and dance on the banks of the Piscataqua River since 1974. Located on 3.5 acres of...
Ice skating in winterfor children and adults at the outdoor rink at Strawbery Banke Museum.
The Seacoast Science Center is a non-profit marine environmental organization located on the rocky coast of historic Odiorne Point State Park. The center features live animals of the Gulf of Maine, indoor touch tanks, and hands-on exhibits about life in and around the ocean.
Located in the center of Portsmouth, South Playground and Leary Field offer tennis and basketball courts, a dog park, swing and play area, two baseball fields and a salt water pond.
Strawbery Banke Museum illustrates the lives of historic New Englander with restored homes from four centuries and working artisans.
Take Flight is Maine's leading aerial adventure course and adventure zip tour. Located on Route 1, Kittery, Maine, it's a family adventure you don't want to miss.
The USS Albacore, the prototype for modern submarines, was built in Portsmouth and has been converted into a museum.
Wallis Sands State Beach, about 15 minutes south of Portsmouth, is a beautiful, sandy curving beach.
New England's largest water park.
Located off Short Sands, York Beach, Maine, kids and adults will love the largest zoo and amusement park in the Seacoast.