You can now read 10 articles a month for free. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

If you go

Star Island Corp.

30 Middle St., Portsmouth, N.H.


Continue reading below

“Personal retreat” overnights in the Oceanic Hotel cost $169 per night double occupancy, including meals (ferry extra).

Isles of Shoals
Steamship Co.

15 Market St., Portsmouth



Offers day trips and other tours of the Isles of Shoals aboard the 300-person, three-deck M/V Thomas Laighton. Adults $34, children ages 6-12 $24, 13-17 and seniors (60 and older) $31.

Island Cruises of Rye, N.H.

Rye Harbor, Route 1-A, Rye


Tours of the isles and stops at Star Island using a converted lobster boat, the Uncle Oscar. Adults $29, children $25.

Discover Portsmouth Center

10 Middle St., Portsmouth


A free exhibit, “Under the Isles of Shoals,” features finds from ongoing archeological work. Running through August (a display of Isles of Shoals art and photographs runs through October), the show includes finds from a dig on Smuttynose Island. Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week