Portsmouth Travel Guide
Welcome to Portsmouth!This WorldWeb.com travel and tourism guide for Portsmouth, featuring hotels and other accommodations, tours, attractions, events, shopping and more, will help you plan a successful visit to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
Portsmouth was settled in 1623, making it the third oldest city in the United States. Although it is one of New Hampshire's most prominent cities, Portsmouth retains a country-town atmosphere with cobblestone streets and waterfront parks. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, the Portsmouth area boasts over a dozen beaches, including Wallis Sands State Beach, North Hampton State Beach and Jenness State Beach. The city has many cultural and educational attractions as well, such as Strawberry Banke, a fascinating living history museum featuring historic homes, gardens and interpreters in period costume. For a day of family fun, visit the Children's Museum of Portsmouth, home to engaging arts and science exhibits and a number of educational programs. Be sure to visit the Portsmouth Brewery, which offers a selection of ales, appetizers and pub food, and is renowned as one of the city's most popular restaurants.
Experience the rich history of Portsmouth as told through its cemeteries.
Hotels & Motels
Ideally situated on the Piscataqua River, the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel looks out over New Hampshire’s bustling international port.
Enjoy a tour of the harbor and see over four hundred years of local and American history.