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What are the major attractions in Portsmouth?

If your trip to Portsmouth is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.

Not too far from the city center, Green Animals Topiary Gardens is one attraction you might like to put on your must-see list. If you still have some space on your itinerary, Escobar's Highland Farm and Newport Bridge will keep you occupied, as well.

What are the best road trip destinations near Portsmouth?

Top up the gas tank, because there are a few good reasons to get out and go exploring beyond Portsmouth. They include Kennedy Plaza in Providence — a well-known road-trip destination just 16 miles away. Need one more reason to make your way there? Rhode Island State Capitol Building is also within easy reach.

Where are the best beaches near Portsmouth?

Portsmouth is home to some breathtaking seaside areas, and what better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your own rental car. See what treasures you can find dotted on the shore at one of these well-loved beaches:

  • Fogland Beach Conservation Area (6 miles away).
  • Oakland Beach (7 miles away).
  • Easton's Beach (8 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Portsmouth?

If you have some work-related business to see to in Portsmouth, there's a good chance you'll be spending plenty of time at a convention center. If that's the case, you might want to hear about some of the ones that have hotels, cafés and restaurants nearby:

  • Regatta Place (8 miles away).
  • Belle Mer (8 miles away).
  • Rhode Island Convention Center (16 miles away).

How can I get a cheap car rental in Portsmouth?

Here are our recommendations on how to jump behind the wheel of a rental car with some savings in your wallet:

  • Compare as many different cheap car rental companies as you can (we make that job child's play!);
  • Check your inbox for our fantastic Price Drop Alert. We'll keep you informed about all the unbeatable bargains cruising around your next vacation destination;
  • Scan the offers at all rental locations, including the airport and its surrounds. A quick cab journey to a nearby car rental facility might reward you with substantial savings;
  • If your vacation dates are not written in stone, try scoring a lower price by switching up the days in your search;
  • Pickup and drop-off times generally need to be around the same time (e.g, both 11 a.m.) or you might be asked to pay for an extra day unnecessarily;
  • Some places reward you handsomely for prepaying — keep your eyes peeled for these great offers;
  • Book as soon as your dates are set. The earlier you book, the bigger the choice.

What kind of rental car should I get for Portsmouth?

No matter your motoring needs in Portsmouth, will get you there with ease. If you're in the city for business reasons, a premium car will have you cruising around in style. These vehicles boast high-quality finishes, sleek interiors, and a host of extras. Traveling on a shoestring budget and looking to save money? A mini or a compact car will suit your needs. These cool little rides are cheaper to rent and good for getting around those busier city streets. If you've got the kids and loads of luggage in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the room you need.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Portsmouth?

For some of us, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a pipe dream. But renting the car of your dreams is easier than you think! Imagine the feeling of rolling into town in a high-end sports car, even if it's only for a day or two. Or perhaps you're just after a cheap ride to get you quickly and safely from point A to point B. Affordable or flashy? Whatever you decide, there's a rental car to suit your style in Portsmouth.