A unique urban experience: Historic working seaport, locally owned shops and restaurants, world-class arts and culture.
Welcome to Portsmouth
Welcome to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a vibrant, walkable regional capital providing residents and visitors with a unique urban experience: a historic working seaport; unique locally owned shops and restaurants; and an internationally recognized arts and cultural scene. The geographic location, history and cultural strength of Portsmouth regularly land it on various “best places to live” lists. Portsmouth is that rare city where history and present day come together beautifully and effortlessly in red-bricked buildings and sidewalks, historic attractions, farmers’ markets, farm-to-table restaurants and locally owned boutiques. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway, a day trip with the family, a fireside dinner or a riverside lunch; you will find this charming New England coastal city a delight.