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Portsmouth, New Hampshire Travel Guide

Portsmouth, New Hampshire is just about what everyone would hope for when trying to find a quaint, charming New England town to spend time in. While it may be a little sleepy, Portsmouth makes up for it with scenery as it rests on the port of the Piscataqua River, and endears itself with classic wooden docks and brick gardens along the water.

Things to Do in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Prescott Park is a ten-acre, waterside plot of land used for summer concerts and year-round urban parks. The USS Albatross is parked in Portsmouth and allows for visitors to get a glimpse into life living on a submarine. Also a very new and budding brewery scene definitely adds a coolness factor to Portsmouth.

Best Time to Visit Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Winters are chilly but those who love picturesque winter scenes will enjoy the charming town with a dusting of snow. For everyone else Portsmouth comes alive in the summer.

Price and Availability Index in Portsmouth

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Portsmouth is in February, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Portsmouth is in the high season in July. Portsmouth has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Portsmouth tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Portsmouth tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Portsmouth

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Portsmouth. The hottest month in Portsmouth is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Portsmouth is April with 6.03 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.69 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Portsmouth

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. Portsmouth has 370 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Portsmouth can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $30 per night. A typical accommodation in Portsmouth costs on average $234 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Portsmouth can pick from 128 places to stay that provide WiFi. 26 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 18 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Portsmouth, you'll want to pick from 122 places to stay that provide parking. We have 16 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 27 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Portsmouth, including 89 places to stay from Airbnb, 18 accommodations from VRBO and 15 places to stay from priceline

214 of our accommodations in Portsmouth have been reviewed and rated. 77% are rated excellent or good. 74 accommodations allow instant booking.

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