Portsmouth Vacations

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.

Photos from other travelers

Reviews of Portsmouth

azpaul
azpaulTempe, Arizona
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.

Nearby destinations

Portland

Boston

Provincetown

Providence