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Star Island Corp.

30 Middle St., Portsmouth, N.H.

603-430-6272

www.starisland.org

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

Isles of Shoals
Steamship Co.

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15 Market St., Portsmouth

800-441-4620

603-431-5500

www.islesofshoals.com

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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

603-964-6446

www.uncleoscar.com

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

Discover Portsmouth Center

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10 Middle St., Portsmouth

603-436-8433

www.portsmouthhistory.org

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.