From Portsmouth, it's approximately 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the west to Cincinnati and 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the southwest to Lexington.
Get a feel for the diverse people and landscapes of Southeast, by visiting a few of other population centers around Portsmouth. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Portsmouth are Ironton, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Piketon, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
If you're staying in Portsmouth, why not visit Ashland. Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast, this regional city is home to Central Park, KYOVA Tri-State Mall and Armco Park. Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, Pendleton Art Center and Sandy Creek Golf Course are some more places worth investigating for those who have more time on their hands.
Take the time to really understand Southeast by discovering its earlier chapters. An enjoyable place to start is with a visit to the area's historic historic bridges.
Get outside and get amongst it in the Portsmouth area. Have a go at mountain biking or give zip-lining a go.
The handiest major airport, Tri-State Airport, is located in Huntington, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast of Portsmouth, which is handy to remember when planning your trip.