Dig into dinner at Pesce Blue
Congress St., Portsmouth, 603-430-7766).
The grilled seafood dishes are standouts,
but so, too, are house-made Italian
specialties like lamb sausage lasagna.
Or head to the basement of Portsmouth
and its cozy pizzeria-cumpub,
(64 Market St.,
Portsmouth, 603-430-9122). The brick
oven there fires up addictive pies (the
Isle of Shoals is a crispy-gooey tangle of
prosciutto, roasted red pepper, artichoke,
and loads of mozzarella), and the
dining room manages to be kid- and
Sleepover option The Inn At Strawbery
(314 Court St., Portsmouth, 603-
). In-season rates, $160-$170 for a
double; children 10 and older are welcome,
at an extra charge of $25 a night.
Breakfast is served in the 200-year-old
homes serene sunroom, overlooking the