Apartments for Rent in Portsmouth, VA(show city information)
When a shipbuilder by the name of John Wood arrived in Portsmouth in 1620, he decided it was the perfect shipbuilding location. More than 350 years later, Portsmouth is still a maritime hub with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and the Naval Medical Center located here.
With miles of beautiful waterfront along the Elizabeth River and the Hampton Roads Harbor, Portsmouth apartment rentals are located in the midst of history, beauty, and progress. Its famous Seawall is a place for sightseeing, shopping, and attending special events such as the Seawall Art Show, a 40-year-old event featuring over 90 artists.
Olde Towne Portsmouth contains 300 years of history. Take a self-guided walking tour or try a seasonal lantern tour during summer. Or, take a horse and carriage ride through this large collection of antique homes.
This pedestrian-friendly city is close to the beaches, important Navy locations, Norfolk State University, and the Nauticus Maritime Science Museum. Find your apartment in Portsmouth and start enjoying this dynamic, historic city.