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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

Historic caisson-style lighthouse constructed on a rocky breakwater in 1897, open year-round. 2 Fort Rd, South Portland

Downtown Shopping
Downtown Shopping

There are plenty of shopping opportunities throughout Portland, particularly on Commercial and Congress Street.

Casco Bay Lines
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

State Theatre
State Theatre

Enjoy a variety of productions, from plays to concerts in this classic venue.

Portland Museum of Art
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.

Portland Head Lighthouse & Fort Williams
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

Portland Trails is a non-profit urban land trust that maintains 70 miles of hiking, walking, and biking trails throughout Greater Portland.

Portland Observatory
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

Visit Peaks Island
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 Nickelodeon MovieTheatre
Portland Nickelodeon MovieTheatre

Enjoy a blockbuster or local/independent film in this classic and comfortable movie theatre.

Beaten Path Tours
Beaten Path Tours

Walk along the cobblestone streets and add your footprints to Portland's beaten paths.

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad
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.

Maine Audubon
Maine Audubon

Located along the Presumpscot River Estuary, Maine Audubon's property features an environmental center and a 65-acre sanctuary.

Portland Sea Dogs
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
Portland Stage

Enjoy a play or other production in this cozy local theatre.

Portland Farmers Market
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
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 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.

MECA
MECA

Right at the heart of the Portland, Maine College of Art breathes life and creative energy into the city. Head over to the gallery on Congress Street to check out some fantastic student artwork.

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