Memorial Day Weekend through Columbus Day
“Portsmouth and its pleasures are smaller scale.
They’re also best approached on foot.”
–New York Times.
Portsmouth is the hub of the New Hampshire Seacoast. Its downtown streets are reminiscent of a small English market village. Portsmouth’s unique, historical character can be fully captured on foot. If you’re visiting Portsmouth for a meal, an afternoon or a weekend consider taking a Discover Portsmouth walking tour!
Portsmouth Historical Society presents 2016 Tour Offerings. Reservations strongly encouraged. Walk-ins welcome. Member discounts apply.
All tours leave from Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth NH
Daily Walking Tour: 10am & Fridays, 5pm
60-minute walking tour covering the streets, stories, buildings and architecture of historic downtown.
Portsmouth History & Homes Tour: Tuesdays, 4pm
90-minute extended walking tour of historic downtown stopping in front of six historic houses and touching on Portsmouth’s economy.
Historic Preservation Tours with Richard M. Candee, author of Building Portsmouth: Select Saturdays, 10am
Series of seven guided architectural walking tours showcasing Portsmouth’s famous neighborhoods, lead by local historian and Portsmouth treasure, Richard Candee. Historic Preservation tours provide an excellent opportunity to dive into the details and stories that make Portsmouth and its neighborhoods unique. MORE INFO