There’s lots to do in Portsmouth. A charming and historic port city located in the middle of Hampton Roads, Portsmouth invites you to stroll along it’s famous Seawall and walk through three centuries of history in one of America’s most historic neighborhoods. With its pedestrian friendly streets, the city offers a collection of hotels, convention facilities, a trendy restaurant and theater district, and retail merchants within 10 walkable downtown blocks. A classic blend of 19th century quaintness with 21st century planning, Portsmouth is a thriving city with small-town appeal. Filled with historical buildings and a revitalized downtown, residents enjoy Portsmouth’s numerous older neighborhoods because they are quiet places to live, yet have quick and easy access to neighboring cities. Many of Portsmouth’s attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend a day. Portsmouth is home to the Virginia Children’s Museum, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Portsmouth City Park with gardens, a golf course, tennis courts and boat ramps. And with its central location, it’s easy to get to — just a quick ferry ride to downtown Norfolk, a 20-minute drive from Virginia Beach, and less than an hour from Colonial Williamsburg. The white sandy beaches of the Chesapeake Bay are only minutes away. With a unique blend of yesterday and today, Portsmouth is an exciting place to call home.