On November 18th to 20th, 2011, enjoy the annual Festival of Trees in Portsmouth, NH. One of our favorite hidden gems we recommend to guests of our Portsmouth Bed and Breakfast, this kick off of the holiday season is held in the Urban Forestry Center in the Elwyn Park neighborhood of Portsmouth. Sponsored by the Portsmouth Garden Club, the outdoor and indoor space of the Center comes alive with decorations from local businesses, civic groups, friends and families.
Few people visiting Portsmouth find the Forestry Center since it is outside of downtown, but for a short walk through a beautiful and diverse landscape while still in the city, few places can beat this one. Stay at the Martin Hill Inn and you are just a 5 minute drive to this forest and salt marsh oasis.