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Seacoast Region

Your summer road trip itinerary for New Hampshire's Seacoast.
Explore 400 years of history on New Hampshire’s seacoast, discovering the sites that preserve the region’s storied past and rich culture.

Woodman Museum (182 Central Avenue, Dover)
Stop into this 20th century natural science, history, and art museum, which features exhibits involving colonial artifacts, expansive militaria, native fossils, and fine art displays showcased throughout the museum.
USS Albacore (569 Submarine Way, Portsmouth)
Visit the permanent home of a unique research vessel used by the U.S. Navy from 1953-1972 to test experimental features used in modern submarines.
Fort Stark Historic Site (211 Wild Rose Lane, New Castle)
Wind through the trails that meander through this former military installation named in honor of John Stark, Commander of NH forces at the Battle of Bennington in 1777.
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion (375 Little Harbor Road, Portsmouth)
Discover the history of an 18th century house and farm site, which stands as the only original surviving residence of a royal governor in the U.S., Benning Wentworth (1741-1767).
Strawbery Banke (14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth)
Explore the oldest European settled neighborhood in New Hampshire and watch as stories come to life through role-players, a collection of over 30,000 artifacts, and 32 historic buildings to visit.