Shop in unique downtown shops and boutiques in downtown Portsmouth, and find your favorite brand stores just next door.
Portsmouth boutiques and specialty shops are 99% locally owned and operated, and have made Portsmouth a virtual cornucopia of styles and tastes. Stroll downtown and discover some true treasures for every member of the family.
For bargain hunters, the nearby Kittery Outlets in Maine provide more than 120 shopping choices. Explore a wealth of stores featuring name brands like Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, and the Lindt Chocolate Factory Store.
The Mall at Fox Run, located on Woodbury Avenue in nearby Newington, NH, offers tax-free shopping at their major retail stores.
Spas and Resorts
Check into one of our popular spas and resorts for some self-care and rejuvenation.
Stage Neck Inn
Refreshing blend of casual comfort and sophisticated elegance, the Stage Neck Inn is located in York Harbor, Maine. Their Sandpiper Bar & Grille features cocktails, an extensive wine list, and a weekend piano bar. Exercise in the indoor pool or fitness room, then enjoy a spa or nail treatment.
Wentworth by the Sea, An Opal Collection Hotel
With sumptuous accommodations, exceptional dining, and a tranquil spa, Wentworth by the Sea is an idyllic seaside retreat. Full sophisticated spa services. Visit The Foot Whisperer!
Fun and Unique Experiences
Monkey Mind Escape Rooms
Great for adventures for groups of friends, family gatherings, date night, birthday parties and more.
Walk, Talk, Meet and Eat – take a walking restaurant tasting tour – lunch, dinner, chocolate – whatever you’d like to sample!
Barre & Soul
Whether you’re in town for a birthday, your bachelorette party, or just out with friends for the weekend, Barre & Soul is the place to be. Join a class or book a private barre or yoga class to make the most of your stay!
Isles of Shoals Steamship Company
Check out the narrated history tours of Portsmouth Harbor, the Isles of Shoals and the New Hampshire Seacoast.
Portsmouth Harbor Cruises
All aboard for the fully narrated harbor cruise, taking you through nearly 400 years of local and American history.
Sail the Piscataqua on a reproduction of the traditional flat-bottom gundalow barges once prevalent along local waterways.
Arts & Culture
- ACT ONE (Artists’ Collaborative Theatre of New England)
- 3S Artspace
- Art ‘Round Town
- Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses
- The Music Hall + The Music Hall Lounge
- Players’ Ring Theatre
- Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail
- Portsmouth Harbour Trail Tour
- Portsmouth Historical Society Welcome Center
- Prescott Park Arts Festival
- Seacoast Repertory Theatre