Portsmouth is located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of the U.S. State of Virginia. It is home to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, an historic and active U.S. Navy facility that builds, remodels, and repairs Navy ships of all types.
Portsmouth is an historic port town with an Olde Towne featuring a large collection of historically significant homes. Historic sites include the 1825 Hill House, the Cedar Grove Cemetery and the The "Path of History" links two of the nation's oldest Navy facilities, the Naval Medical Center and the Naval Shipyard, both in Portsmouth.
Things to see and do
* Old Towne
* Historic Homes
* Cedar Grove Cemetery
* Stroll along the famous Seawall
* Walking tour
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 120.7 sq. km’s
Population – 95,535 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Travel Links - Portsmouth is primarily served by the Norfolk International Airport, located near Chesapeake Bay, along the city limits of neighboring Norfolk and Virginia Beach. Seven airlines provide nonstop services to twenty-five destinations.
A ferry service is available from downtown Norfolk to Portmouth.