Portsmouth is a vibrant, coastal New England city that honors its colorful history, preserving its authenticity while remaining passionately engaged in shaping its future. Its working seaport, unique locally owned shops and restaurants, world-class culture, engaging outdoor activities, vibrant nightlife and interesting local character attract visitors from around the world, year-round.
It’s easy to imagine a typical day of leisure around Portsmouth and the Seacoast. Here are some ideas – discover nationally acclaimed theatre, music and entertainment, biking, hiking, fishing, sailing, whale watching, bird watching, sunset cruises, tax-free shopping, walking tours, historic sites, antiquing, hayrides, sleigh rides, big name entertainment, museums, New England’s largest water park, strolls along the shore, first-class dining and friendly people.
Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is an authentic 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history in the same waterfront neighborhood to life.