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'''Portsmouth''' is a city in [[Southern Ohio]].
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'''Portsmouth''' [http://www.portsmouth.org] is a city in [[Southwest Ohio]], it is the county seat of [[Scioto County (Ohio)|Scioto County]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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==See==
 
==See==
Portsmouth is full of history so take time to visit the antique shops, cafes and pubs in the Bonneyfiddle District.  One of the main attractions in Portsmouth is the 1,000 foot floodwall mural painted by famed artist Robert Dafford.  It is truly amazing and quite unique.
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Portsmouth is full of history so take time to visit the antique shops, cafes and pubs in the '''Bonneyfiddle District'''.  One of the main attractions in Portsmouth is the '''2,200 foot floodwall mural painted by famed artist Robert Dafford'''.  It is truly amazing and quite unique.
  
Portsmouth is also home to Shawnee State University - one of Ohio's fastest growing universities.
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*'''Shawnee State University''' - one of Ohio's fastest growing universities.
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*'''Southern Ohio Museum''', 825 Gallia St., ''1+'' 740-354-5629 [http://www.somacc.com/]
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
The World Championship of Cornhole takes place each summer in the nearby Village of South Webster.  Teams from around the state and country visit the area on this weekend to take place in this popular sport.
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The '''World Championship of Cornhole'''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corntoss] takes place each summer in the nearby Village of South Webster.  Teams from around the state and country visit the area on this weekend to take place in this popular sport. Also held each year is the '''Southern Ohio Machine Gun Shoot''' in Minford. Owners of machineguns and spectators gather in June to fire these historic and exotic weapons.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
Hickies hamburgers, Scioto Ribber, Dicks Pizza, Ports City Cafe & Pub, Portsmouth Brewery, Ye Olde Lantern, & Williams Resturant are Portsmouth's best restaraunts.  
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*'''Hickies Hamburgers'''
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*'''Scioto Ribber'''
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*'''Dicks Pizza'''
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*'''Ports City Cafe & Pub'''
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*'''Pizza Pub'''
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*'''Portsmouth Brewery'''
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*'''Ye Olde Lantern'''
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*'''Williams Restaurant '''
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*'''Mex-Itali'''
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*<eat name="Jade East" alt="" address="3556 Rhodes Ave" directions="" phone="(740) 456-8078" url="" hours="1100-2200" price="" lat="" long="">Excellent Chinese-American cuisine. All food is created by the chefs, egg rolls are hand rolled, soups are created from scratch. Always a good choice</eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
The Ports City Cafe & Pub, Royal Lounge, Richard Noggins, Portsmouth Brewery, Ye Olde Lantern, & Frank & Steins are some of the best places to get a cold one.
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* '''The Ports City Cafe & Pub'''
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* '''Royal Lounge'''
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* '''Richard Noggins'''
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* '''Portsmouth Brewery'''
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* '''Ye Olde Lantern'''
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* '''Frank & Steins'''
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* '''Party Time Pub'''
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* '''Stag Bar'''
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* '''Bogey's'''
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* '''Clock Bar & Grill'''
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
 
The Ramada Inn is located right downtown near the river.  Other chain hotels are located in the north side of the city and in nearby Wheelersburg, east of Portsmouth.
 
The Ramada Inn is located right downtown near the river.  Other chain hotels are located in the north side of the city and in nearby Wheelersburg, east of Portsmouth.
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* '''Holiday Inn Express''', 5100 Old Scioto Trail, ''+1 740'' 353-3232, [http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/ex/1/en/hd/pmhoh].
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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*'''Shawnee Resort & Conference Center''',  [http://www.shawneelodgeresort.com]  4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth.  Located in the 63,000-acre Shawnee forest, the Shawnee Resort & Conference Center offers a many vacation attractions and amenities, golfing along Ohio River, indoor or outdoor pool. 65 miles of adjacent hiking trails, ideal for avid hikers or photographers. A cedar and flagstone lodge with 50 rooms, 25 2 bedroom cottages, and the O-Hee-Yuh Restaurant.
  
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Revision as of 06:49, 11 August 2012

Portsmouth [1] is a city in Southwest Ohio, it is the county seat of Scioto County.

Contents

Get in

By car, Portsmouth can be accessed using U.S. Route 23 (North/South) and U.S. Route 52 (East/West). Greyhound serves Portsmouth as well. By boat, Portsmouth can be accessed by using the Ohio River. By Canoe, Portsmouth can be accessed using the Scioto River. By Plane, Portsmouth can be accessed through the Portsmouth Regional Airport located in nearby Minford.

Get around

Other than a couple cab companies, there are no forms of public transit. Although, a traveler can easily walk to many locations downtown.

See

Portsmouth is full of history so take time to visit the antique shops, cafes and pubs in the Bonneyfiddle District. One of the main attractions in Portsmouth is the 2,200 foot floodwall mural painted by famed artist Robert Dafford. It is truly amazing and quite unique.

  • Shawnee State University - one of Ohio's fastest growing universities.
  • Southern Ohio Museum, 825 Gallia St., 1+ 740-354-5629 [2]

Do

The World Championship of Cornhole[3] takes place each summer in the nearby Village of South Webster. Teams from around the state and country visit the area on this weekend to take place in this popular sport. Also held each year is the Southern Ohio Machine Gun Shoot in Minford. Owners of machineguns and spectators gather in June to fire these historic and exotic weapons.

Buy

Eat

  • Hickies Hamburgers
  • Scioto Ribber
  • Dicks Pizza
  • Ports City Cafe & Pub
  • Pizza Pub
  • Portsmouth Brewery
  • Ye Olde Lantern
  • Williams Restaurant
  • Mex-Itali
  • Jade East, 3556 Rhodes Ave, (740) 456-8078. 1100-2200. Excellent Chinese-American cuisine. All food is created by the chefs, egg rolls are hand rolled, soups are created from scratch. Always a good choice

Drink

  • The Ports City Cafe & Pub
  • Royal Lounge
  • Richard Noggins
  • Portsmouth Brewery
  • Ye Olde Lantern
  • Frank & Steins
  • Party Time Pub
  • Stag Bar
  • Bogey's
  • Clock Bar & Grill

Sleep

The Ramada Inn is located right downtown near the river. Other chain hotels are located in the north side of the city and in nearby Wheelersburg, east of Portsmouth.

  • Holiday Inn Express, 5100 Old Scioto Trail, +1 740 353-3232, [4].

Get out

  • Shawnee Resort & Conference Center, [5] 4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth. Located in the 63,000-acre Shawnee forest, the Shawnee Resort & Conference Center offers a many vacation attractions and amenities, golfing along Ohio River, indoor or outdoor pool. 65 miles of adjacent hiking trails, ideal for avid hikers or photographers. A cedar and flagstone lodge with 50 rooms, 25 2 bedroom cottages, and the O-Hee-Yuh Restaurant.


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