Why Portsmouth?


  • "Top 25 Arts Destinations," by American Style Magazine.
  • "Best Small Cities for Startups," by Business Week
  • "Delicious Destination," by NECN
  • #26 in the world and # 6 in New Hampshire among "Historic Places" by National Geographic
  • "America's Prettiest Towns" by ForbesTraveler.com, listing on Yahoo
  • "30 Best Markets to Find a Job" by MSN/CareerBuilder.com
  • No. 4 of "Top 20 Towns in America" by Outside magazine
  • "Best Places in the Northeast to Buy an Old House" by This Old House magazine
  • "Top 25 New England Destinations" on IgoUgo.com's
  • "Best walking city" in New Hampshire and number 58 in the top 100 most walkable cities
  • "Best Places for Artistic People" by New Hampshire Magazine
  • "2008 Dozen Distinctive Destinations" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
  • "A 'Mini-Boston' on a Small Slice of Coast" feature - New York Times
  • "Top 25 Arts Destinations" by AmericanStyle Magazine
  • "100 Hot-City Guide" by Cosmopolitan magazine.
  • "Best Places to do Business" by Inc.
  • "Top 10 Underrated and Overlooked Destinations" by Fodor
  • "Hottest Small City" by Inc.
  • "Best in Economic Development" by Business Development Outlook Magazine
  • "Best Shopping Destination" by New England Travel & Life