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Portsmouth overview

Portsmouth is a budget-friendly place surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and islands. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Naval War College Museum and International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum. Touro Synagogue and The Breakers are popular places to visit. Portsmouth is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Portsmouth

Portsmouth offers a wealth of accommodation options for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 161 hotels in the Portsmouth area and you can shop as many as 20 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 25%.
  • • 29 2-star hotels with an average price of $54 per night
  • • 89 3-star hotels with an average price of $89 per night
  • • 36 4-star hotels with an average price of $107 per night
  • • 3 5-star hotels with an average price of $254 per night

How to get to Portsmouth

Fly in to Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from downtown Portsmouth. New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional) is the next closest major airport, 16.7 mi (27 km) away.

What to see around Portsmouth

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like sporting events and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Coles River Family Fun Center
  • • Fantasyland
  • • Launch Trampoline Park
  • • Seekonk Grand Prix
  • • Buttonwood Park Zoo
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Escobar's Highland Farm
  • • The Butterfly Zoo
  • • Exploration Center and Aquarium
  • • Old Colony and Newport Railway
  • • Watson Farm
It's notable for its beaches and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Fogland Beach
  • • Third Beach
  • • Second Beach
  • • Easton's Beach
  • • Head's Beach
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Bannister's Wharf
  • • Warwick Mall
  • • Garden City Center
  • • Westminster Arcade
  • • Brown University Bookstore
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Naval War College Museum
  • • Touro Synagogue
  • • International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum
  • • The Breakers
  • • Fort Adams State Park

When to visit Portsmouth

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 76°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 79°F day, 53°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.6 inches
  • • April-June: 11.7 inches
  • • July-September: 11.2 inches
  • • October-December: 12.9 inches