Plan a Winter Getaway

Portsmouth New Hampshire

Are you looking for the perfect winter getaway in New England? Portsmouth, New Hampshire has long been known as a summer destination, with its proximity to the ocean, gorgeous public parks, and bustling downtown, but did you know that there are oodles of things to do in Portsmouth, NH in the winter?

Portsmouth was settled in 1623, making it one of the oldest cities in the USA. Beautiful historic buildings, homes, and churches are scattered throughout the downtown.

Downtown Walking Tour

Whatever it is you’re craving, you will find it in Portsmouth, from the freshest coffee and baked goods, to right-off-the-boat seafood selections and eclectic farm-to-table meals.

Weather permitting, you can warm up any winter day with a few twirls around the ice-skating rink at Labrie Family Skate on Puddle Dock Pond, which is run in collaboration with Strawbery Banke Museum.

Photo: Strawbery Banke

Located within the boundary of Odiorne State Park in Rye, New Hampshire, the Seacoast Science Center features interactive exhibits, touch tanks, and live ocean critters.

Seacoast Science Center

135 acres covering 7 distinct ecosystems and New Hampshire's largest stretch of undeveloped coastline.

Odiorne Point State Park