Description - The Seacoast Travel Region is characterized by its picturesque seaport towns of Portsmouth, Hampton and Seabrook. The area is known for hospitality and a casual lifestyle. Fourteen Division of Parks and Recreation facilities lie within the area. There are historic forts, state beaches and fishing piers, marinas and even an urban forestry center. Scenic roads offer bicycling opportunities, golf courses abound, miles of hiking trails, deep sea fishing opportunities, ocean cruises to offshore islands, viewing historic homes and gardens, and browsing through antique shops, boutiques and factor outlets are commonplace in the Seacoast Travel Region.
- Seacoast's picturesque towns of Portsmouth, Hampton and Seabrook characterize the region. Flush with historic forts, pristine beaches, fishing piers and fourteen state parks, visitors will not be disappointed. Fabulous views of the Great North Atlantic may be found at most facilities, many offering day use access. The area's historic forts give guests a taste of America's early territorial defenses. Nature enthusiasts will not want to miss Odiorne State Park that features an extensive array of habitats. The area also hosts a state marina along with numerous private facilities including charter fishing excursions and whale watch tours.
Recreation - Seacoast is known for scenic roads offering bicycling opportunities, golf courses, trails, deep-sea fishing , ocean cruises to offshore islands, historic homes and gardens, antique shops and factor outlets.
Climate - New Hampshire residents experience four distinct seasons. Winter can be cold with average temperatures ranging around 19 degrees Fahrenheit. The cold temperatures humidity bring heavy, water-laden snow to all parts of the state. Spring begins in mid-March and lasts through May. This time of the year is referred to as mud season in the mountains. The sugar is flowing early in the season and wild flowers bloom toward the end of it. Summer is the busiest season of the year for the tourism industry. This is an excellent time to travel, mountain roads are open and most of the mud has dried. Average summer temperatures range around 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Fall brings the leaf lookers to see the spectacular colors of the deciduous trees. Expect to see bus loads of people enjoying the crisp fall New England weather.
The Seacoast Travel Region lies in the lower eastern corner of the state along the Maine, North Atlantic and Massachusetts borders.