Fort Foster in Kittery Point offers three small beaches, an extensive trail system, restroom facilities in season, picnic areas and old military fortifications.
Named for Major Andrew McClary, who died at the Battle of Bunker Hill, Fort McClary is an historic military site that protected the Piscataqua River...
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.
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.
Education center for the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Interactive exhibit room, touch tank, and boardwalk.
Small, picturesque Sandy Beach, 10 minutes from Portsmouth, has the U.S. Coast Guard Station at one end and a large seaside park, New Castle Common, at the other end.
The picturesque and history-filled Isles of Shoals, six miles off the New Hampshire coast, are a popular day trip.
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.
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.
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.
Rye Harbor State Park features scenic views of the Isles of Shoals and Rye Harbor, also called Ragged Neck. The park offers saltwater fishing, picnicking,...
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.
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 182-acre Urban Forestry Center offers a series of self-guided trails for walking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.
Perhaps the finest brick residence of the first quarter of the eighteenth century left in New England.
New England's largest water park.