FAQ: COVID-19 Info

FAQ: COVID-19 Info

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Find answers about how to enjoy the Greater Portland area during this time of social distancing.

Q. Is your Visitor Information Center open?
A. The Ocean Gateway is closed until further notice. Visit Portland has postponed mailing Visitor’s Guides until further notice. Due to on-going developments, our destination website is your best resource for finding what you need. We will strive to keep our website updated to help you navigate the Greater Portland Maine region. We recommend contacting the businesses listed on this site for open hours and restrictions.

queen suite in downtown hotel

Q. What hotels and accommodations are open?
A. Governor Mills issued an Executive Order mandating restrictions on travelers arriving in Maine to protect public health and safety. The restrictions are an on-going development so please keep checking back for updates.
In effect: April – August

Q. What can I do for social distancing activities with family and friends?
A. Greater Portland Maine has plenty to offer. Maine’s “Outdoors” make the the perfect playground. Start Here
Outdoor Adventures | Parks & Wildlife
Cruises & Tours Tip: many offer private tours and excursions. Some offer virtual tours now.
Maine’s coast provides many beaches to escape for long walks with an ocean breeze. Local Beaches

Q. What restaurants offer take-out, delivery and curbside options?
A. Find what you need by using our search criteria. Check the boxes on the left navigation to narrow down your search. From curbside services to outside dining, find what you need. Start Here

Q. What retail businesses provide curbside pick-up or online ordering options?
A. Use our search criteria. You will find many online shopping options and many businesses now offering curbside pick-up. Check the boxes on the left navigation to narrow down your search. Start Here

Q. What events and festivals are canceled? Which events are still happening?
A. Stay updated with canceled events and new developments. Start Here

outdoor nighttime shot of portland maine waterfront with outdoor dining and boats out front

Q. Do you have information for local businesses effected by COVID-19?
A. We have compiled plenty of resource links to help. For employees and employers to consumers… Start Here