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Things To Do in Portsmouth, VA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

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Commodore Theatre

Commodore Theatre

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Visual Arts Center

Visual Arts Center

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Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club

Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club

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Olde Towne Portsmouth

Olde Towne Portsmouth

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Cinemark Military Circle Mall

Cinemark Military Circle Mall

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The Hill House Museum

The Hill House Museum

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Commodore Theatre

Commodore Theatre

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P-Town

P-Town

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Lake Smith Reservoir

Lake Smith Reservoir

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Skipjack Nautical Wares

Skipjack Nautical Wares

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Carrie B. Showboat

Carrie B. Showboat

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The Hill House Museum

The Hill House Museum

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Local Resources in Portsmouth, VA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Tidewater Community College

Tidewater Community College

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The City of Portsmouth Virginia

The City of Portsmouth Virginia

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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

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WTKR

WTKR

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WVEC

WVEC

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Norfolk International Airport

Norfolk International Airport

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Dish Network

Dish Network

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