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.
Find live entertainment, food, drinks, family fun, and much more in the Greater Portland, Maine area. Looking for more options or want to search for activities during your stay, check out our full line up of events by browsing our calendar.
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.
Check out more in our video series with GLP Films below.
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.
At this time, visitors from all U.S. states are welcome to visit Maine without restrictions or testing. Maine is also following the National CDC guidelines and vaccinated people are not required to wear masks indoors or outdoors. However, please be prepared to have a mask readily available – some businesses are still requiring masks. Check out our go-to guide for Greater Portland for more info!
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.
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.
On The Blog
The diversity of scenery in Portland makes for a tough decision when it comes to a stroll or a hike in and around the city.
We know how much goes into capturing those perfect moments that live on long after you leave, here are some inspiring photo hot spots.
How would YOU live like a local? Peek our Maine itineraries for a ideas on how you could spend a fun-filled day like no other in Greater Portland.
Beyond the spotlight, and at all price ranges, there are incredible culinary experiences to be had in Greater Portland, Maine.
Dogs are bonafide members of the family and bringing them on vacation is a must from pet-friendly accommodations to beaches.
Free Visitor's Guide
Receive information to assist you in planning your Maine vacation. Listings include where to stay, where to eat, what to do, maps, and much more… it’s everything you need.