Portsmouth is a charming, small town with a friendly close-knit community and a rich history. It has beaches, golf courses, sailing, and polo plus historic sites and things to do in town for visitors.
Top attractions include the waterfront estate garden, The Green Animals Topiary Garden, which has pristine grounds and hedges sculpted into animal shapes. Kids love it! Check out the Old School House, the oldest school house in the USA, it's worth a visit for a peek at the antique text books, desks, and bells.
Head to Sandy Point Beach, a serene, quiet little beach perfect for swimming, boating, and rowing. Then head to Greenvale Vineyards, a family-run, beautiful vineyard on the Sakonet River. It offers artisan wines for purchase, wine tastings, and tours.
In the summer months you can catch weekly polo matches at the Newport International Polo Series.
Summer and early Fall are best for outdoor weather and pretty sunsets.