Let’s dive into the warmth and allure of summertime in Greater Portland—a haven where every moment promises extraordinary experiences and unforgettable memories.
How would YOU live like a local? Peek our Maine itineraries for a ideas on how you could spend a fun-filled day like no other in Greater Portland.
Summer is here, and so is the heat! Whether you’re visiting or a born and bred Mainer, the question isn’t if you’ll cool off, but where!
Let’s unpack essential tips for your upcoming trip to Maine. Greater Portland is a vibrant coastal city brimming with history, culture, and natural beauty.
Portland Breakwater Light, sometimes referred to a Bug Light Park Lighthouse, stands as a living history, shielding Portland Harbor since 1855.
Crescent Beach in the nearby town of Cape Elizabeth, is located eight miles south of Portland on Route 77 with grass-studded sand dunes.
A daytrip around Portland and Peaks Island full of beaches, biking and beautiful coastal views.
Dogs are bonafide members of the family and bringing them on vacation is a must from pet-friendly accommodations to beaches.
East End Beach is the place to take in the panorama of Casco Bay. This stretch of sand and pebbles has parking, picnic tables, and benches.
The gorgeous haven of Ferry Beach, a sandy beach along the Scarborough River channel, comes with a small fee ($10 per car) but is worth the price.
From sea to plate, learn different ways to experience the classic: rolls, dinners, bakes, and more. Explore Maine’s lobster industry.
Join-in on the fun and submit you snapped memories to our Greater Portland Photo Contest. Celebrates the beauty of our region and help us spotlight the charming towns that collectively shape our community.