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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We Can Help


Our Ocean Gateway Information Center is now open. When you’re in town, stop by our Visitor Information Center to pick-up brochures, Visitor’s Guides, maps of the region, and plenty of pro-tips to help make the most of your stay in Greater Portland.

Ocean Gateway Information Center Close-Up
Go-To Guide


At this time, visitors from all U.S. states are welcome to visit Maine without restrictions or testing. Maine is following the National CDC guidelines every step of the way. Check out our go-to guide for Greater Portland for more info!

Woman in mask trying on coat at Maine Craft Portland, Photo Courtesy of Good Maine

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.

View of Old Port from Water. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography

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.

Seafood at East Ender. Photo Credit: Capshore Photography