New Hampshire
Exploring Historic New England Coastal Towns
Program No. 14011RJ
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
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At a Glance

Stay in the heart of the town and discover Portsmouth’s remarkable architecture, art, literature and maritime heritage. Step into a time capsule and experience New Hampshire in its earlier days at the Stawbery Banke Museum, a living outdoor history site. Learn about Portsmouth’s evolution and maritime heritage, its relation to surrounding waterfront neighborhoods and its reliance on the sea. Stroll Marginal Way in Ogunquit, Maine, the image of New England’s coastal beauty, and visit the Ogunquit Museum of Art, one of the finest small art museums in the country. Let the quaint sea-lined villages of New England wind you through history.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • “Meet” naturalist, gardener, artist, writer and poet Celia Thaxter — grande dame of the Isles of Shoals — in a living-history presentation.
  • Enjoy a private, docent-narrated exploration of the home of Revolutionary War hero and former New Hampshire governor John Langdon, a contemporary and friend of George Washington.
  • Savor a full traditional Downeast lobster “suppah” at a waterfront restaurant.
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