Visit Greater Portland Maine

Visit The Vacationland

Lighthouses and lobsters – these are the enduring images that come to mind when people think of the classic Maine seacoast. Experience the quintessential Maine coast, as well as an urban sophistication that’s creating quite a stir.

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Maine's Beaches

Maine's Sandy Shores & Rocky Coastline

Home to New England’s best beaches During the summer months, you’ll see children playing in the sand, kite surfers, kayakers along the island shorelines of Casco Bay, boats sailing off the coast, and ocean lovers at the beach. Maine’s coast offers long stretches of beautiful beaches and rugged coastline. Locals and vacationers who prefer the quiet atmosphere can walk the beach in the spring and fall, and even during the winter for the refreshing wintry air.

Bug Light: Plan Your Trip to Greater Portland Maine and Beyond, Photo Courtesy of Kim Seng
Maine's Lighthouses

Scenic Tours, Lobster Boats & Wildlife

Maine is well known for its scenic coastline and lighthouses. You could plan a whole trip around these historically significant and visually arresting Maine beacons. Many scenic tours have lighthouse lovers choices and embark from downtown Portland to nearby sites.

Discover ligthhouses, forts, and Maine's coastline. Photo of Spring Point Lighthouse, Photo Courtesy of John Bald

Browse our Blog articles for inspiration to plan your trip. Maine’s known for seafood but has also grown to be a top foodie destination. Enjoy the beauty and great outdoors of Maine while discovering how to catch a lobster, discover Maine’s rich maritime history with walking tours or explore on your own. Build your own itineraries to experience Maine and maximize your visit.

“Portland is the best,” say the co-owners behind the local culinary gem. The bountiful blue ocean beyond each restaurant’s back door is just one reason why. Dig into the world-spanning culinary landscape of Greater Portland in this video and allow local chefs to introduce you to their secret ingredient.

INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE BROCHURES

A good travel plan has a steady pace so you see the sites, but allow enough time to stop and soak up local culture. Find hotels that specialize in Foreign Independent Travel and will help make an enjoyable experience when traveling to Greater Portland Maine on your own.

Chinese | Mandarin

大波特兰

大自然创造的纯正美景

 

Italian

AREA METROPOLITANA DI PORTLAND

Autentica – Per la sua natura

French

RÉGION DE PORTLAND

Authentique, de nature

 

Japanese

グレーター・ポートランド

本格的生粋の魅力

German

GROSSRAUM PORTLAND

Von Natur aus Authentisch

 

Spanish

ÁREA METROPOLITANA DE PORTLAND

Naturalmente autentica