Portland's proximity to area attractions makes it the perfect home base for day trips and for visiting favorite travel destinations in and around Southern Maine.
Explore Portland's Nearby Areas
Popular excursions include trips to area outlet malls in search of retail shopping where you'll discover an embarrassment of brand name riches. Midcoast Maine excels when it comes to displaying the state's natural resources in wildlife and recreational parks. Uncover all the state's attractions by car, bike or train – then come back to the city when you're done exploring, and plan your next travel destination.
Plan Your Day Trip
Start here to discover the best of Greater Portland's attractions and recreational opportunities.