Outside the metropolis of Boston, the adjacent New England states offer charm, culture and history in smaller, quainter settings. One such place is Portsmouth, New Hampshire, which is a mere 50 miles from downtown Boston.
Like Boston proper, Portsmouth is a walking city. You can easily explore the numerous historic sites, museums and old homes sprinkled throughout this maritime town on foot, stopping to enjoy a drink or meal in one of the area’s lovely local eateries. Apartments in Portsmouth area are nestled among architecturally dazzling buildings that embrace several styles including Colonial, Federalist and Neo-classical. With a vast array of restaurants and stunning ocean views, Portsmouth is a great getaway location and a lovely place to call home.
If you’re considering this locale for a new place to live, spend time exploring to get a feel for the size and pace of the city. Make sure it is what you are looking for, as it is quite different from the hustle-and-bustle of Boston. On average, rental prices in the Portsmouth area are in the $770 range for a one-bedroom place and upwards of $900 for two-bedrooms.