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"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
From $54.00
 
Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Our last visit to Portsmouth coincided with Cinco de Mayo. We up in Portsmouth showing our friend Lydia the town and began our Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl at Poco's. Margaritas and Corono's bagan our...
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cjg1
May 07, 2012

A Great Town To Bar Hop

Portsmouth has some great bars and restaurants throughout the town. Since the town is very walkable it is a great spot to bar hop. Liz and I enjoy hopping from place to place sampling some drinks and...
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cjg1
Sep 08, 2009

Parking

I have been lucky to grab a parking spot on the street and I have parked in one of the many municipal garages. Finding a spot on the street is not always easy and requires you to feed the meter to...
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cjg1
Sep 07, 2009

CHASE HOUSE - c. 1762

The CHASE HOUSE at the corner of Court and Wahington is one of the grandest Georgian structures at Strawberry Banke. The Chase family, Portsmouth merchants, lived in the house for over a century. The...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007

ISLES OF SHOALS

A group of nine small islands, the ISLES OF SHOALS is situated approximately 16 k.m. from the east coast, between New Hampshire and Maine.Some of the islands were used for fishing camps by native...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007

PORTSMOUTH HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE

Part of the Fort Constitution historic site, the PORTSMOUTH HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE is adjacent to the Coast Guard Station. The lighthouse could be seen from our Isles of Shoals cruise and is one of only...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007
 
 
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PORTSMOUTH NAVAL PRISON

A former U.S. Navy and marine prison, PORTSMOUTH NAVAL PRISON is on Seavey's Island, in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Compound.The building's appearance earned it the nickname "the Castle". Others...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007

REUBEN SHAPLEY HOUSE - Built c. 1813

Standing at the southeast corner of Court and Atkinson Streets, (420 Court) is the REUBEN SHAPLEY HOUSE. Captain Shapley, a successful merchant and sea captain, bought this corner property in 1790. It...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007

WILLIAM PITT TAVERN - built c. 1766

The history of the WILLIAM PITT TAVERN is one of the more interesting stories in New England. It was erected by a Porstmouth freemason named John Stavers. In 1766, he purchased the land on the corner...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007

THE ALDRICH HOUSE - built c. 1797

Thomas Bailey Aldrich was born in 1830 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Aldrich attained the friendship of such notables as Mark Twain and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He became editor of the Atlantic...
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LoriPori
Oct 02, 2007

THE WARNER HOUSE - 1716

The WARNER HOUSE is perhaps the finest example of a brick urban mansion of the early 18th century in New England. Among the many interesting features are mural paintings on three walls of the...
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LoriPori
Oct 01, 2007

RYE BEACH

A few miles south of Portsmouth you can find Rye, New Hampsire. Rye is the he first settlement in New Hampshire it was originally named Pannaway was established in 1623 at Odiorne's Point. Rye has a...
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moiraistyx
Sep 11, 2006

Close to all things New England...

Portsmouth is only 45 to 50 minutes North of Boston, so, driving up for the day or for a weekend was fairly convenient for me when I was living in Boston. In fact, Portsmouth perfectly situated in the...
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Cabana_Boy
Nov 15, 2002

The waterfront<br/>The...

The waterfront The waterfront is the best part for me. The water is actually the Piscataqua River (there I said it, Piscataqua :) The area is a great place for a stroll with several restaurants and...
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TeDMe
Sep 07, 2002

Top Hotels in Portsmouth

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505 Us Route 1 Bypass, at Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 3801, United States
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100 High Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801, United States
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250 Market Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801, United States
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99 Durgin Lane, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801, United States
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100 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801, United States
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580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801-4144, United States
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Top Things to Do in Portsmouth

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John Paul Jones House

The John Paul Jones House was named after Jones a celebrated Revolutionary naval hero who spent time in Portsmouth in 1777 and again in 1781-82. He is believed to have rented a room in this house...
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Top 5 Portsmouth Writers

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cjg1

"A Nice Waterside Town"
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BruceDunning

"More Behind the sign"
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"LOVELY PORTSMOUTH - HISTORIC SEAPORT TOWN"
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peach93

"Home of the September 21-23 VT Meeting!"
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"New Hampshire seacoast VT meet :)"
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