The New Castle Lighthouse is available to all to see by one of Portsmouth’s Charter boats, including Portsmouth Harbor Tours or Isle of Shoals Steamship Company. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
The Thomas Laighton
Don't miss taking a trip from Portsmouth Harbor to the Isles of Shoals aboard the Thomas Laighton. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Goodwin Mansion is one of the few buildings moved to Strawbery Banke because of its historical significance. Its owner, Ichabod Goodwin, served for two years as Governor of New Hampshire at the beginning of the Civil War. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Portsmouth Seacoast Beach
Take a walk on one of the Seacoast area’s many family friendly beaches and state parks. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Prescott Park Gardens
Prescott Park, stretching along the Piscataqua River from lower State Street to Mechanic Street, features over ten acres of flower gardens, walkways, seating, docking and grass areas all designed for public use and recreation.
John Paul Jones House
The John Paul Jones house is just one of the many Portsmouth historic homes to tour along the Self Guided Harbour Trail. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Portsmouth’s Historic Waterfront
Watching the tugboats guide large ships is just part of the historical charm of Portsmouth. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Portsmouth Waterfront Dining
Enjoy waterfront dining in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. A local favorite, The Old Ferry Landing Restaurant, overlooks Portsmouth’s famous tugboats on the Piscataqua River. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Taste the locally-brewed Smuttynose at the Portsmouth Brewery Restaurant. And don’t forget to take a tour of the brewery! Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.
Warren’s Lobster House Restaurant
Enjoy fresh lobster and the seacoast’s finest salad bar at Warren’s Lobster House Restaurant, located in Kittery Maine just a few short miles from Portsmouth. Photo courtesy of Tom Cocchiaro.