Portsmouth is in Rockingham County. Nearby cities include Greenland, Rye and Kittery. The New York Times pointed out that it's the third-oldest city in the country. Aside from this neat claim to fame, the city is bursting with life. Charming cafes and cute boutiques dot the historic streets. Then, there's the food. Portsmouth's gastronomy scene is one of New England's best. Whether you're in the mood to take in an art show, indulge in a sumptuous meal or just relax by the Harbor, Portsmouth won't disappoint. All of this and then some are reasons why it's a great spot for families looking for homes for rent.