Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire in the United States. It is the fourth-largest community in the county and an historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination.

The region as a whole is noted for its many restaurants, attractions and shopping opportunities, which include downtown Portsmouth, outlet malls and major malls in Newington, New Hampshire.

A walk along the Harbour Trail is worth doing. It passes more than 70 points of scenic and historic significance in Portsmouth, N.H. Portsmouth is also a leading contender for the title of U.S. city with the most restaurants per capita. The downtown area offers great variety and some of the finest dining in New England.

Things to see and do

* The Strawbery Banke Museum - an historic neighborhood of 42 buildings
* Albacore Museum and Park
* Seacoast Science Centre
* Red Hook Ale and Smuttynose Breweries
* Sandy Point Discovery Center

General information

Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 40.4 km²
Population – 25,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The Port of New Hampshire is located at the Market Street Marine Terminal-Burge Wharf, Portsmouth.

Transport Links - The local airport to Portsmouth, Pease, no longer has commercial flights. Instead, Portsmouth is primarily accessible by flights into Manchester and Portland, both an hour by car, or Boston, roughly an hour car ride in good traffic, or an hour and a half by train. Frequent buses on C&J Trailways travel between Boston's Logan airport and Boston's South Station Train Terminal to the Portsmouth Transportation center.

Portsmouth is also accessible by Amtrak’s Downeaster service and by bus from Boston’s South Station train depot and Logan airport.

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