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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 warmest months in Portsmouth are May and August, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 26 ˚F. The wettest month in Portsmouth is May with 8 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.1 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Portsmouth

Browse rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 354 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Portsmouth, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Portsmouth can be budget-friendly - our cheapest price accommodation is available at $10 per night. The average price of a rental is around $87 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your time in Portsmouth, then you can choose from over 158 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 32 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 18 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Portsmouth, you'll want to pick from 159 places to stay that provide parking. We track 10 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 37 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Portsmouth accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 161 places to stay from Airbnb, 9 accommodations from Agoda and 6 places to stay from Priceline.

196 of our accommodations in Portsmouth have been reviewed and rated. 62% are rated great. 96 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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