One visit to Portsmouth and you’ll be hooked. Amble along our famous Seawall. Go antiquing. Take in some art. Stroll through three centuries of historic neighborhoods. Stand inside a giant soap bubble at the largest children’s museum in the state. And did we mention that Portsmouth is home to some of the most delightful, chef-owned restaurants in the region?
Many of Portsmouth’s attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day. And with its central location, it’s easy to get to – less than an hour from Colonial Williamsburg. Attractions include: Children’s Museum of Virginia, Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Lightship Portsmouth Museum, Bide-A-Wee golf course, The Links at City Park, Pokey Smokey II, and the Portsmouth Pavilion (an intimate waterfront concert venue).
Featured events include: Memorial Day Parade (the oldest continuous parade in the U.S.) Umoja Festival, Gosport Art Festival, Coast Guard Celebration, Seawall Art Show, Seawall Music Festival, the Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival, and Winter Wonderland at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center. A little something for everyone.
Call 757-393-5111 or for more information visit www.VisitPortsVA.com.