On the pier, visitors can shop, eat, play games of skill, enjoy the nightlife, go dancing, watch fireworks, and listen to concerts.
Higgins Beach retains a small-town feel where fisherman put in a line, kayakers paddle out, and walkers admire the classic New England scenery.
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.
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.
Crescent Beach in the nearby town of Cape Elizabeth, is located eight miles south of Portland on Route 77 with grass-studded sand dunes.
Travelers looking for a digital detox, fresh mountain air and a cabin in the woods, or a salty sea breeze and a luxurious spa experience, look no further.
Communities who have made Maine their home are enriching and strengthening our towns and cities by preserving and celebrating their culture.
Enjoy the beauty and great outdoors of Maine while learning all about Maine’s roots at local exhibits, museums, and attractions.
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Get a little bit of everything in the Portland region and beyond basking in local gardens and exploring museums and galleries.
From sea to plate, learn different ways to experience the classic: rolls, dinners, bakes, and more. Explore Maine’s lobster industry.
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