To appreciate the many textures of Portsmouth, step out and explore nearby areas such as Portsmouth, Dover, and Durham.
Durham has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Walk through the exhibits and enjoy the quiet of Albacore Park, the John Paul Jones House Museum and the George Rodgers House. Experience the region’s best and brightest live on stage at Music Hall.
For some retail therapy, visit the Fox Run Mall.
To really get to know Durham, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Americas Best Inns-Portsmouth, the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, and the popular Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth/Downtown.