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Portsmouth has a vast 400 year history stretching from the footprints of Pocahontas' Captain John Smith on the Isle of Shoals to pirates, poets and naval prisoners. A major trading port, Portsmouth has always had an important role in the U.S.'s commerce, defense and culture. It has been known for its fine ale breweries, the textile industry, fishing and naval shipyard. See one of the first submarines, the USS Albacore, now permanently moored as a museum nearby quality, inexpensive hotels. Walk the historic downtown and harbor to see restored buildings housing fine restaurants, quaint shops and art galleries. Tour the stately homes, including the Jackson House, the oldest remaining wooden home in this area of New England, built in 1643.
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Sports are big in the New England port. Charter a boat to go whale watching, take a fishing excursion, or scuba dive. Go on a tour of the harbor, naval shipyard and lighthouses by tugboat, or kayak along the harbor coast. Rent bicycles to tour the downtown and harbor, or take a self-guided walking tour of two and a half miles, sighting over 70 places of interest and history. Play golf on one of the 16 courses all within thirty minutes of quality, affordable motel rooms.
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Portsmouth is a town of culture and arts. The famed Music Hall is the host to many national stage and concert tours as well as first time films. The Players Bill hosts comedy, theater and musical productions. Take a leisurely stroll through the fabulous gardens at Prescott Park, where during the summer months a continuous arts festival is held. The cozy Seacoast Repetoire Theatre downtown seats viewers in a half moon around the stage for ample viewing. Just thirty minutes from choice, low-priced hotels enjoy a dinner theater in Amesbury.