Travel Blogs from Portsmouth
... of here. Its also within a stones throw of the TD Garden, which is where the Celtics play and currently the Boston Bruins are playing off in the Stanley cup finals. Sports mad fans everywhere. Very melbourne!
We took a brief walk down to Fanueil market,, then headed further down to the docks to check out The Barking Crab for some dinner after hearing ...
... People generally believed witchcraft to be real. Nothing caused more fear in the Puritan community than people who appeared to be possessed by demons, and witchcraft was a serious felony. Judge Hathorne is the best known of the witch trial judges, and he became known as the "Hanging Judge" for sentencing witches to death.
Anyway, tomorrow we head up further into the state of Maine. A few pictures from today.
Lots of Love
Caroline & Les ...
... on the back “Chai Achiever”. Pretty genius huh! (Don’t worry if you don’t get that). We are currently trying to organize a big Hanukkah bash for all of Boston’s Jewish graduate students, so hopefully that will all come together. Whilst writing this, the Harvard Medical School just emailed me to say that they are in. Great stuff.
Anyway, enough talking about ourselves. Hope to see you all soon.
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Andrea and Adam ...
... Once we settle we ask the reception for a good eatery that she could recommend. She writes down 3 and offers for the complimentary shuttle to take us downtown. "No, that won't be necessary" we chortle in unison. "We have a GPS and our own vehicle". Nevertheless, she gives us a printed map with written instructions on how to get to where we are to go. We set off.It says take exit 5 (on the right) and turn right. we have turned right but there are ...
... venue for public meetings. It was here that Samuel Adams launched the Boston Tea Party in 1773. Crossing the road and following it initially left and then, right, we arrive at the old State House and the memorial to the Boston Massacre. From the balcony of this building, the then governor read the Declaration of Independence. The Boston Massacre remembers when 8 British soldiers fired into a crowd of Bostonians, killing 5 people, who are buried in the Granary next to Samuel Adams. ...
Other places to stay in Portsmouth
250 Market Street, Portsmouth | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Decidedly average
- Good - not perfect.
- Great for a retreat
580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $127
300 Woodbury Avenue, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $119
1190 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $119
1000 Market Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $165
99 Durgin Lane, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $140
100 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $154
417 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $102
- Relaxing getaway!
- Great place to stay
- Great Spot
650 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $137
1 International Drive, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $181
100 High Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $177
- Agree with Rhode Island Tripadvisor comment
- Pricey and in need of some improvement
- Can you hear me now?
383 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $84
40 Court Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $170
100 Deer St, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $191