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Portsmouth overview

Portsmouth is special for its beaches, and known for its wineries and gardens. You'll enjoy activities like surfing and boating. 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

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Portsmouth has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Portsmouth with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Portsmouth hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Portsmouth hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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

Fun activities are on hand such as boating, golf, and surfing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Greenvale Vineyards
  • • Newport National Golf Club
  • • Newport Vineyards
  • • Carolyn's Saskonnet Vineyard
  • • Acoaxet Club
Known for its gardens, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • 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
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: 12.80 inches
  • April-June: 11.73 inches
  • July-September: 11.18 inches
  • October-December: 12.91 inches