Portland Travel Guide


Plan Your Portland Vacation

Maine's largest city is considered small by national standards—its population is just 64,000—but its character, spirit, and appeal make it feel much larger. In fact, it is a cultural and economic center for a metropolitan area of 230,000 residents—almost one-quarter of Maine's entire population. It's well worth at least a day or two of exploration.


Portland Hotels

As Portland's popularity as a vacation destination has increased, so have its options for overnight visitors. Though several... read more

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Portland Restaurants

America’s "Foodiest Small Town" is how one magazine described Portland, which is blessed with exceptional restaurants... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Portland

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Portland Experiences

  • Lobster Shacks

    If it's your first time to the Maine Coast, it won't be long before you stumble upon the famous and quintessential seaside eatery, the... Read more

  • What's on Tap: Microbreweries

    One of the nation’s microbrew hotbeds, Maine is home to around 40 breweries, and several of the larger ones—Allagash, Geary's, and... Read more

  • The Eastern Prom Trail

    To experience the city's busy shoreline and grand views of Casco Bay, walkers, runners, and cyclists head out on the 2.1-mile Eastern Prom... Read more


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