Comfort Inn & Suites
10 Hotel Dr.
Dover, NH 03820
Phone: (603) 750-7507
Fax: (603) 750-7007
The William Fogg library is a distinguished library serving the Eliot city of the U.S. State of Maine. The library building dates back to 1907 and boasts off an enormously wide array of books. For more details, check website.
Since 1996 the Redhook Ale Brewery has been providing New England residents with the fine quality beers and ales that have made the brewery so popular in its original location in Woodinville, Washington. The facility resembles the Washington location much in its architectural layout, and imbibes the style of Bavarian breweries and brew pubs. Tours are offered on a daily basis to inquisitive visitors for the meager sum of USD1, though you can arrange a tour to your liking by opting for a Private Tour which can be booked for a minimum of 15 people and costs USD3. The brewery is also known for the Redhookfest that is held each year in August. For a more pub-like experience, the brewery's Cataqua Public House can satisfy any ardent beer lover. See the website for more information on upcoming events and other details.
The largest zoo and amusement park in the area, this zoo features exotic animals from around the world including Maine's only White Bengal Tiger and many more rare species. There is also an 18-hole miniature golf course, petting zoo, paddle boats, family rides, picnic areas and a Haunted House on site.
New Hampshire's oldest surviving wood frame house is one of the earliest examples of plank frame construction in New England.
The Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden is considered to be one of the historic landmarks in the city. Built in Georgian Style, the museum is a must see by all for its architectural details. To know more, check the website.
Visit a winery where they grow the grapes on their fields, age the wine in their winery, and bottle the completed wine in their own bottling room. Flavored cooking oils and vinegars are also made and sold on site. Ferguson-Davis Tavern is available as a full service, private event facility offering private groups a variety of services from intimate wine tasting dinners to large tented events overlooking the vineyard.
The Music Hall is one of Portsmouth's landmark locations. Built in the 19th century, the theater hosts literary evenings, musical performances, dance,, theater, Broadway performances and more, making it an integral part of the local cultural scene. Having hosted artists and performers from Mark Twain to Gilbert and Sullivan and Patti LuPone, the theater, recently restored to its original glory in 2008, is a true must-visit while in the town. Historic tours of the hall are available twice a week on Wednesday at 5.30pm and Sunday at 2pm at USD12.50 and include other attractions like the Moffatt Ladd House, USS Albacore Museum and Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail. The tickets are available online, at the box office or via phone. For additional details on what is on at the Music Hall, visit the website.
Warner House is a beautiful mansion that is much admired for its regal and quaint architecture and the rich history beneath it. The house was built in the 18th century for Captain Archibald Macpheadris and his to-be wife and it archives the six generations that lived here through their memorabilia on display. There are various chambers within the house that cater to the owners who lived here. From old photographs, paintings to heirlooms, this place is a treasure trove of sorts. There are many family trees here along with Blackburn portraits, murals, old books, furniture belonging to the contemporary period and much more. You can go for the official tour of the house or indulge in the myriad events that take place here like fund raisers, community events and so on. Check website to know more.
Located across Middle Street, John Paul Jones House was the residence of brave and the very first sea warrior of United States, John Paul Jones. It is now a museum that tells of the local history and culture of Portsmouth. Call ahead for details.
The only lighthouse on the mainland of New Hampshire, Portsmouth Harbor Light (also known as Fort Point Light, New Castle Light, and Fort Constitution Light) was constructed in 1877 on the grounds of Fort Constitution, a Revolutionary War fortification. The Coast Guard still owns Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse and maintains it as an active aid to navigation, but the organization "The Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse" is licensed to care for the tower, oil house, and wooden walkway. Contact them for available tours.
Experience the rich history of Portsmouth NH as told through its cemeteries featuring special events and programs listings, gravestone restoration projects, and noteworthy Portsmouth citizens of the past.
John Langdon, merchant, signer of the Constitution, and three-term Governor of New Hampshire, built this imposing house, which was once visited by George Washington. The handsome garden features restored perennial beds, a rose and grape arbor, and a pavilion. The grounds may be rented for weddings and other occasions.