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Portsmouth Travel Guide

Portsmouth is a great place to go on holiday and is located in Virginia, west of Norfolk. The city is an excellent vacation spot for family fun, a couples’ getaway or a long weekend with friends. Portsmouth Virginia is mainly known for its nautical history and family friendly activities.

Things to Do in Portsmouth

Make time to check out the Nauticus, it’s a must-see and a great experience for everyone in your group. Touring the USS Wisconsin is also a fun option or you could catch an outdoor concert at Town Pointe Park. Another popular activity for the whole family is visiting the Children's Museum of Virginia -- where kids can learn about science, art, and other things via the interactive exhibits.

Best Places to Stay in Portsmouth

Portsmouth's downtown area is the perfect place to call home and has extensive listings. Whether it's small or large house you are looking for, a quaint B&B or a vacation home with all the amenities, you're sure to enjoy a new home away from home here.

Best Time to Visit Portsmouth

The best time of year to visit Portsmouth is during the summer months for warm, sunny days with little chance of rain.

Food in Portsmouth

There are some mouthwatering spots for foodies to sample when visiting Portsmouth. The two that stand out are The Bier Garden -- which is known for having some of the best German food in the area -- and Cafe Europa, which is a local favorite in Portsmouth.

Price and Availability in Portsmouth

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

The Weather in Portsmouth

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Portsmouth. The hottest month in Portsmouth is June, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Portsmouth is June with 5.34 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.6 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Portsmouth

Browse accommodations from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 354 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Portsmouth, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. If you are trying to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Portsmouth comes in at $10 per night. An average vacation rental in Portsmouth costs on average $87 a night.

If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 158 accommodations in Portsmouth that have WiFi. 32 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 18 accommodations that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on getting to Portsmouth by car, be sure to choose from 159 accommodations that provide parking. 10 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to select one of the 37 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Portsmouth AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 161 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Agoda and 6 places to stay from Priceline.

196 accommodations in Portsmouth have been reviewed; 62% are rated highly. 96 accommodations allow instant booking.

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