Portsmouth Holidays

United States
This riverside, coastal city bordering Maine is regularly listed as one of the best places to live in the U.S.. Great for families or a relaxed country escape, travelers can explore historic museums like the Strawberry Banke or sip brews at Smuttynose.

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Where to stay in Portsmouth

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Portsmouth, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Portsmouth

drsmith7383 | FlickrPrescott Park
Prescott Park
b.roveran | FlickrStrawbery Banke Museum
Strawbery Banke Museum
Ishrona | FlickrWater Country Water Park
Water Country Water Park
InAweofGod'sCreation | FlickrIsles of Shoals Steamship Company
Isles of Shoals Steamship Company
cliff1066™ | FlickrThe Music Hall
The Music Hall
leewrightonflickr | FlickrStrawbery Banke Museum
Strawbery Banke Museum
InAweofGod'sCreation | FlickrStar Island - Isle of Shoals
Star Island - Isle of Shoals
Percita | FlickrFuller Gardens
Fuller Gardens
chipgriffin | FlickrFort Constitution
Fort Constitution

Reviews of Portsmouth

azpaul
azpaulTempe
10/09/2016

Market Street is a little touristy with lots of locals. Very busy during the summer months. Privately owned businesses with lots of charm. Breeze off the water making for nice strolling weather.

Lance C
Lance C
28/07/2016

Amazing small city -- great shopping, galleries, restaurants etc. Spend an afternoon walking around here.

Jenn Fung
Jenn FungBrooklyn
20/07/2016

It's a city by the water with the friendliest people I've ever met on the East Coast. It's also super dog friendly- every boutique allowed me to bring my dog in to explore. There is no shortage of smiles, small, historical buildings and greenery to satisfy everyone. If you like the small town feel, then you will love it here!

Mitchell Stack
Mitchell StackHigganum
22/01/2016

Portsmouth is a beautiful port city with a lot to do around it. There are an assortment of bars, restaurants, and stores to suit anyone's needs. Highly recommend giving this town a visit. While some may not like this, I love some of the graffiti art hidden around. If you explore enough you just might find some that speaks to you.

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