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Get on a Charter Bus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and See the Third Oldest City in the Country

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth is the only city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. It is a historic seaport and claims to be the third oldest city in the country. Sitting near the mouth of the Piscataqua River, Portsmouth is also a popular summer tourist destination and is home to more than 21,000 people. Go on a trip to the city and see its beautiful attractions with a charter bus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Arts & Culture

Portsmouth has a very colorful arts and culture scene. If you are into performing arts, you can head to The Music Hall, which is a 900-seat theater that originally opened 1878 and has been restored to host musical acts, theatrical shows, dance performances, and cinema. You can also check out groups and organizations such as the Pontine Theatre, which produces original theater works based on New England history, culture, and literature. Or the New Hampshire Project, which produces contemporary and classical works. There's also the Seacoast Repertory Theatre, ACT ONE, and Player's Ring Theater. You can also listen to the music of Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra and Portsmouth Pro Musica.

You can also try visiting the Portsmouth Athenaeum, which is a private membership library, art gallery, and museum which is also open to the public at certain times. Or go see the "Isles of Shoals Humpbacks" – a part of the Whaling Wall collection, which are large outdoor murals by painter Robert Wyland in various locations. These murals feature life-size images of different kinds of whales.

The city is also home to the Prescott Park Arts Festival, which gives you summer entertainment in the city's waterfront park.

Historical Sites & Landmarks

You can ask your charter bus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to take you and your group to Strawberry Banke Historic District, a national historic district where you can learn about architecture, traditional crafts and tools, heritage plants and foodways, clothing, and various everyday items that people used from the 1600s and 1800s. The district serves as a museum as it features several dozen historic homes in Georgian, Federal, and Colonial architectural styles.

The Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse is also worth visiting. First established in 1771, the lighthouse's current structure was built in 1878 and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The register also includes historic houses (such as Samuel Beck House, Benedict House, Jeremiah Hart House, John Hart House, Phoebe Hart House, Hart-Rice House, Haven-White House, Richard Jackson House, John Paul Jones House), churches (St. John's Church and Freewill Baptist Church-Peoples Baptist Church-New Hope Church) , and public establishments (such as Atlantic Heights Development, Franklin Block, New Hampshire Bank Building, Old North Cemetery, Portsmouth Cottage Hospital, Portsmouth Public Library, and Rockingham Hotel).

There's also the USS Albacore Museum, which features the U.S. Navy submarine that was used for testing and research and was decommissioned in 1972.

Golf & Other Sports

Tee off at the Pease Golf Course, which is the only golf facility in the area that offers 27 different holes. It is also known as the only course near where planes land.

Entertainment and Amusement Parks

Take the kids to Water Country, a 26-acre water park that offers tons of water fun for the entire family.

Parks & Outdoor Venues

With a charter bus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, you can go to various parks and outdoor destinations like Prescott Park, a waterfront park with flower gardens and which hosts a wide variety of entertainment.

You can also go sailing with Gundalow Piscataqua or enjoy a cruise with Portsmouth Harbor Cruises. Or perhaps you want to go on a day trip to the Isles of Shoals, which is a picturesque and history-filled group of rocky isles.

A charter bus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is the answer to your transportation needs. Contact BusRental.com online or call us at 1-866-569-2012.

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