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Welcome to Seacoast New Hampshire and Southern Maine!

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From the energetic harbor town of Portsmouth, with its art galleries and great dining to the small fishing village of Kittery, Maine, to the historic colonial town of Exeter, the Seacoast area of New Hampshire and Southern Maine has absolutely everything to offer visitors and natives alike. For local arts & entertainment info visit Spotlight Magazine.

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375 Years of History
Portsmouth is the pearl of New England. Its quaint streets, stately homes, and eclectic shops made if one of the most popular tourists destinations in the region.

Places for Respite
Working your way up the Northeast Corridor from the Hamptons of New Hampshire to the Berwicks of Maine is a more interesting and restful trek if you know where the respite of a park can be found.

Check out Portsmouth's Harbour Trail
With historic buildings around nearly every corner, some dating back to the 17th century, Portsmouth has kept its past alive and well.

Relishing the Landmarks
Many historic structures grace the streets of this ancient city. There are two, in the opinion of this political historian, that merit special attention.

Crustacean creations: Tourists caught in lobster traps
It seems that the lobster industry has expanded in every direction imaginable. These creatures once thought of as poor manís food are not only known as Maineís top tourist meal, they have also become the number one best selling Maine souvenirs.

Lobster is food fit for a king
Arguably, no food is more synonymous with Maine than lobster. Every year, people come from far and wide to feast on lobster, and locals enjoy their share of it as well.

Maine Lobster: A real classic
The world knows about the one and only taste of delicious Maine lobster. There isnít a better way to end a warm summer day than to share in the pleasures of a lobster dinner with family and friends.

Thoughts from Cape Porpoise
CAPE PORPOISE ó Since it was first incorporated in 1653, Cape Porpoise has been a fishing village. In those days, huge schooners fished the Maine coast, selling their catch at the Portland and Boston markets. Thoughts from Cape Porpoise