Things To Do

Outdoor Adventures, Family Fun, Shopping & Much More

Looking for things to do? The diverse coastal area is centrally located, where nearby regions welcome visitors with their own distinctive Maine experiences. It’s all at your fingertips.

Must-see & Do, Day Trips, In & Outdoor Fun – Find it all in Maine

As visitors survey the scenic vistas of this historic city on Casco Bay, gaze at boats that come and go from the waterfront, and watch the activity along the downtown’s cobblestone streets, finding things to do may be the furthest thing from their minds. For those preferring to focus on filling their days with fun activities and enduring memories, Greater Portland delivers. Visitors will find kid-friendly amusements, must-see attractions, day-trips, and nightlife for every taste and style and every family member.

Greater Portland means great getaway, vacation, and long-term stay opportunities each season—from high-octane to low-key, indoor to outdoor, land or sea. This metropolitan city with small town charm is a cultural mecca and wildlife wonderland. It is the home of microbrews and sea cruises, of a world-class food and art + culture scene. Where shopping, sailing, or hitting the beach is at its best.


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Photos + Videos

Explore From Home

Visit Greater Portland virtually with photos and videos that will help take you through the food, fun, and sun you can expect when visiting.

Brightly Lit Portland Head Light During Daytime, Photo Courtesy of Bucketlist Journey / GLP Films

Events Calendar

Check out Greater Portland’s events from local food and beer tours to a variety of cruises, trolley, and walking tours. Special events, concerts, and holiday celebrations—you will find it all here. So many choices, so little time. See what’s coming up while you plan to visit the region.

Calendar Islands Sailing Co. Casting Sail, Photo Courtesy of Kirsten Alana / GLP Films

Plan Your Trip

Plan your trip to Greater Portland Maine. Explore Maine’s local brew scene, a variety of walking tours, history and landmarks, and much more. Love the water… take a sailing excursion or boat tour. Love to shop.. fine unique local shops. Store things of interest like upcoming events and your favorite activities. Then send your trip plan to your family and friends.

Bradbury Mountain, Photo Credit: Tim Greenway

Packages & Deals

Browse through the special packages and deals offered by participating businesses. Find special deals on tours and attractions to maximize your visit. Enhance your shopping experience and find that perfect gift or souvenir. Don’t forget to enjoy the food scene. Find discounts and happy hour specials.

Grittys Brewpub Burger, Photo Credit: Capshore Photography