Portsmouth is a charming and historic port city located in the middle of Hampton Roads. Come stroll along our famous Seawall and walk through three centuries of history in one of America's most historic neighborhoods.
Many of Portsmouth's attractions are clustered within easy walking distance of each other, making it the perfect place to spend the day. And with it's central location, it's easy to get to - just a quick ferry ride from Downtown Norfolk, a 20-minute drive from Virginia Beach, and less than an hour from Colonial Williamsburg. So come explore our six museums, tour historic landmarks, and enjoy unique shopping and dining - all while soaking up the city's quaint, historic charm.