PGD to PSM – Something to do in every season

Plan your next vacation to Portsmouth, NH with low-cost nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to PSM!

PSM is located 10 minutes from charming downtown Portsmouth, one hour north of Boston and one hour south of Portland. PSM is your gateway to these booming metropolitan areas. Explore the streets of historic downtown Portsmouth, where you’ll discover quaint boutiques, art galleries and delectable dining options overlooking the waterfront.

Spring

When the days begin to warm but nights stay cold, maple-sugaring season gets underway. Experience tours, pancake breakfasts and other delicious maple delights from nearby sugarhouses including Spring Harvest Maple Farm, Barbin’s Tap’n Shack and Monkey Bear Farm.

Tee off into springtime bliss at Pease Golf Course and enjoy fantastic views from the beginner and professional courses. This is the ultimate golf venue on the Seacoast offering golf simulators during the colder months and lush greens when temperatures rise. After a day of golfing, the Grill 28 is a perfect place to relax and indulge the seasonally rotating menu.

Summer

Summer is the time for the Live Free state to really shine. The beaches, lakes and rivers are the perfect way to cool down and escape the Florida heat.

Take a cruise along the harbor with Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. or Portsmouth Harbor Cruises. Slow it down with a paddle board tour from Portsmouth Paddle Co. Book a kayaking excursion through Seven Rivers Paddling and explore the coast’s lighthouses, sea lions on Star Island and the quaint town of Newmarket.

Fall

Kick off the fall season and enjoy the outdoors at the annual Hampton Beach Seafood Festival every September. Appreciate fresh seafood, craft drinks, live music, competitions, a mini air show and fireworks.

During the entire month of October, head on down to Salem, MA, to partake in the annual Haunted Happenings celebration. Encounter a Grand Parade, Haunted Biz Baz Street Fair, Family Film Nights, costume balls, ghost tours, haunted houses and more. 

Fall in New Hampshire is a foliage lover’s dream come true. Peep nature’s spectacular display as you hike through a kaleidoscope of vibrant fall foliage at Kingston State Park. Embark on a fall road trip through the Seacoast Region and discover the scent of brewing cider in the air, apple orchards and corn mazes.

Winter

Ready for a thrill-seeking winter vacation? Look no further than the White Mountain region, only a couple hours from PSM. This area is a skier and snowboarder’s dream with several popular resorts including Attitash Mountain Resort, Bretton Woods, Cannon Mountain, Cranmore Mountain Resort, Sunday River, Waterville Valley and others.

At the Attitash Mountain Resort, you can also embark on a sleigh ride for a one-of-a-kind adventure. Experience the thrill of the slopes where powder-packed trails and stunning mountain vistas await. Test your skills with a snowmobiling excursion at Sledventures or NorthEast Snowmobile and ATV Rentals.  

Encounter a Vintage Christmas in Portsmouth, rated the second Prettiest American Town to Visit During the Winter by Country Living. Candlelit strolls, ice skating, gingerbread exhibits, Christmas shows and an illuminated holiday parade make for an unforgettable holiday season. Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Look no further than Kittery Premium Outlets, where A-List celebrities frequently flying through PSM stop to go shopping. With 60 designer and name brand outlets, there is something special for the whole family.

Portsmouth has endless adventures for the whole family any time of the year.