Things to do
in Portsmouth NH

Portsmouth is in Rockingham County and is one of the best places to live in New Hampshire. Living in Portsmouth offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Portsmouth and residents tend to lean liberal.

Known for the tax-free shopping, the waterfront views, and the historic sites, the city of Portsmouth sits just 60 miles north of Boston.May 9, 2014

21 Best Things to Do in Portsmouth, New Hampshire1.Prescott Park. © Courtesy of Jo Ann Snover - ... 2.Strawbery Banke Museum. © Courtesy of jiawangkun- ... 3.Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden. © Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden. ... 4.The Music Hall. ... 5.Portsmouth Athenaeum. ... 6.Discover Portsmouth. ... 7.USS Albacore. ... 8.Seacoast Repertory Theatre.More items...

DescriptionPortsmouth is a New Hampshire port city on the Piscataqua River. Notable 17th- and 18th-century houses include several within Strawbery Banke Museum, where costumed staff demonstrate traditional crafts. Nearby, the 1855 North Church presides over downtown’s Market Square. Prescott Park has riverside gardens and boat docks. Northwest, former research submarine USS Albacore is in a park, alongside a visitor center.