Saunders at Rye Harbor On The Water - Off RT.1A - Rye NH
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Saunders at Rye Harbor is located on the scenic shore of Rye Harbor in Rye, New Hampshire. The restaurant is located on the south side of the east-ward looking harbor. From the deck you can view the activities of the other Harbor inhabitants. To aid in your enjoyment while visiting Saunders and the New Hampshire seacoast review the following activities currently offered by the harbor community as well as those offered in our neighboring ‘metropolitan’ city of Portsmouth New Hampshire.

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Here you may find some enjoyable ways to pass some time when not spoiling yourself with your favorite food and drink on our spacious deck.

Atlantic Queen II Whale Watching and Deep Sea Fishing.
The Atlantic Queen II offers a safe and comfortable way to view our lovely seacoast and wildlife from a what is truly a New Hampshire perspective. Please visit their web site for additional information at or call them at 1-800-whale-nh.

Granite State Whale Watch.
Also located in Rye Harbor is the Granite State Whale Watch. They offer whale watching as well as island and fireworks cruise. Please visit their web site for additional information at or call them at 1-800-964-5545.

The Seacoast Science Center at Ordiorne Point State Park.
Visiting Ordiorne State park is a must do for any family visiting the area. Children and adults alike will be amazed by the beauty and serenity of the park and dazzled by the diversity of local sea life illustrated in the Science Center both through presentation and life animal tank displays. For More information please visit their web site at or call them at 603-436-8043.

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Portsmouth is New Hampshire’s largest seaside community. Founded over 300 years ago, Portsmouth is rich with New Hampshire’s history. With many family oriented options, the Portsmouth area has become a favorite destination among travelers. And with a fun and social night life, Portsmouth is the place to be.

Strawbery Banke.
A Neighborhood Where The Past is Forever Present.
Come visit historical Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth, NH, which over 300 years of history in one of America's oldest continuously occupied neighborhoods. The 10-acre site, with its more than 40 preserved and interpreted buildings, presents the full span of an important seaport's history in engaging and accessible ways, with programs for children and adults. Strawbery Banke is New England from past to present. For more information about Strawbery Banke please visit their web site at or call them at 603.433.1100.

The Seacoast Repertory Theatre.
For additional family fun you can take in a show at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre. The Seacoast Repertory Theatre is the only year-round professional theatre North of Boston. Main Stage performances last year totaled 178! "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" had the greatest number; 35; followed by "Annie; the holiday show with 32. Close to 3000 young people from 38 school groups attended special Main Stage productions during the 1998-1999 school year. For more information visit their web site at or call at 603-433-4793.

The Children’s Museum of Portsmouth.
Take the kids to a fun and educational place, The Children’s Museum of Portsmouth. The Children's Museum of Portsmouth is a hands-on arts and sciences museum for children of all ages offering engaging exhibits, daily art and science activities, family programs and workshops. For more information about The Children’s Museum of Portsmouth please visit their web site at or call them at 603-436-3853.

Sanders Lobster Company.
For those of you that would like to take some of those delicious cold water lobsters home with you, or send them to a poor soul who didn’t get to join with you, there is nobody better to assist you in this that Sanders lobster Company of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Since 1952, two generations of the Sanders family have provided Seacoast natives and visitors with ocean fresh, live lobsters and other seafood favorites from the family Pound and the Olde Mill Fish Market. With Sanders, New England Never Tasted Better. For more information please call 1-800-235-3716.

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