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!
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.
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.
Oh, snap! Visit Portland is having a photo contest. If you’ve taken a photo of the Greater Portland region—we want to see!
Higgins Beach retains a small-town feel where fisherman put in a line, kayakers paddle out, and walkers admire the classic New England scenery.
On the pier, visitors can shop, eat, play games of skill, enjoy the nightlife, go dancing, watch fireworks, and listen to concerts.
Pine Point Beach is a sandy beach on Saco Bay 4 miles from the jetty at Pine Point to Old Orchard Beach—relax on the beach, swim, or take a stroll.