Portsmouth is listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations. With its culture, restaurants, working seaport and quaint boutiques, it's tough to beat the appeal of downtown.
- Market Square: The historic charm of downtown's Market Square is a destination all its own. Add the tons of shops and restaurants to the mix, and it's a must for every Portsmouth visitor.
- Portsmouth Harbour Trail: Take a guided walking tour or head out on your own. The trail takes you past 70 attractions, including its top-rated living history museum.
- Parks: Even Portsmouth's parks are filled with culture and history. Albacore Park is popular with visitors interested in Naval and submarine history.