Visit Greater Portland Maine
Authentic By Nature
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Beyond the spotlight, and at all price ranges, there are incredible culinary experiences to be had in Greater Portland, Maine.
Sail the bay, spend the afternoon at a beer garden, or simply stroll through the Old Port—Summer offers an array of fun things to do.
sea you there...
“Portland is the best,” say the co-owners behind one of Portland’s local culinary gems. The bountiful blue ocean beyond each restaurant’s back door is just one reason why. Dig into the world-spanning landscape of Greater Portland in this video and allow locals to introduce you to the secret ingredient of this seaside treasure.
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.