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Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad
Enjoy a scenic ride along the Casco Bay or visit the railroad museum where they offer children's activities in addition to railroad history.
Horse and Wagon Tours
Leaving from monument square, enjoy a wagon ride through historic downtown Portland.
Downtown Shopping
There are plenty of shopping opportunities throughout Portland, particularly on Commercial and Congress Street.
Casco Bay Lines
Casco Bay Lines Maine island ferry with service throughout Casco Bay from Portland. Take a cruise to Peaks Island or Great Diamond Island.
56 Commercial Street
Portland Museum of Art
Explore the oldest / largest public art institution in the state of Maine, founded in 1882, nestled in the heart of the Portland Arts District.
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Historic caisson-style lighthouse constructed on a rocky breakwater in 1897, open year-round.
2 Fort Rd, South Portland
State Theatre
Enjoy a variety of productions, from plays to concerts in this classic venue.
Portland Head Lighthouse & Fort Williams
Portland Head Light, is a historic lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The light station sits on a head of land at the entrance of the primary shipping channel into Portland Harbor, which is within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. Completed in 1791, it is the oldest lighthouse in the state of Maine.
Portland Trails
Portland Trails is a non-profit urban land trust that maintains 70 miles of hiking, walking, and biking trails throughout Greater Portland.
Portland Observatory
The Portland Observatory is a historic maritime signal tower at 138 Congress Street in the Munjoy Hill section of Portland, Maine. Built in 1807, it is the only known surviving tower of its type in the United States.
138 Congress St
Greenhut Galleries
One of Portland's oldest commercial art galleries and a longtime promoter of Maine art.
146 Middle St
Portland Nickelodeon MovieTheatre
Enjoy a blockbuster or local/independent film in this classic and comfortable movie theatre.
Beaten Path Tours
Walk along the cobblestone streets and add your footprints to Portland's beaten paths.
Maine Audubon
Located along the Presumpscot River Estuary, Maine Audubon's property features an environmental center and a 65-acre sanctuary.
Portland Sea Dogs
The Portland Sea Dogs are a Minor League Baseball team based in Portland, Maine, that currently plays in the Eastern League. Established in 1994, the Sea Dogs are the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Portland Stage
Enjoy a play or other production in this cozy local theatre.
Visit Peaks Island
Enjoy a trip out on Casco Bay via the Casco Bay Lines. For under $10 per person take the ferry out to Peaks Island for a day of exploring outside central Portland.
Portland Farmers Market
Enjoy a day out in lovely Portland while perusing a variety of local produce and craft. Saturdays, Deering Oaks Park, 7AM - 1PM.
First Friday Art Walk
Portland's First Friday Art Walk is a free self-guided tour of art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month from 5-8pm.
Lucky Catch Cruises
Lucky Catch Lobster Cruises gives passengers tours on Casco Bay in Portland, Maine. Each lobster tour lasts 80-90 minutes. Everyone gets to be a lobsterman.
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