Portsmouth, New Hampshire was defined from the
very beginning by the Piscataqua River and has seemed to rise and fall with her
tides for the past 400 years.
A city, teaming with history, from the War of Independence through to both World Wars, on a visit to Portsmouth, you’ll frequently see and hear the names
Wentworth, Langdon, Whipple – a signer of the Declaration of Independence – as
well as more familiar ones like Jones, Paul Revere and Theodore Roosevelt. You will
see and hear the diverse voices of women, free and enslaved black men and
immigrants from around the world who arrived at this thriving, and influential,
2023 marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of Portsmouth, making it one of the oldest cities in the USA.
Where you stay is the heart of your holiday. Location reigns supreme but do you prefer resort facilities or unique and boutique? Historic and old world or modern and shiny?
We aim to present choices across the spectrum but there are many hundreds of places to stay
and not room to feature them all. Do speak to your Bon Voyage travel consultant and click the
video for our take on this important topic.
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Situated in the heart of the downtown historic waterfront district, the neighbourhood includes historic homes and sites, boutiques, galleries, fine dining, and live entertainment. Harbour cruises depart from the dock directly across from the hotel. Located just one hour north of Boston and south of Portland, Maine, the hotel offers a scenic, yet convenient setting for every type of visit.