7 Best Places to Visit in Portland, Maine

There are many beautiful places to visit in the city of Portland. Here is a list of some of them...


Old Port

Old Port is the heart of Portland. It is the city's downtown district. You can find many busy restaurants & cafés here. You can also board a number of Portland cruises from this area.


Victoria Mansion

This is a National Historic Landmark built in the mid-1800s. It was the summer house of Ruggles Sylvester Morse. It was later converted into a museum to honor Queen Victoria.


Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth is a nice day trip option from Portland if you are in search of beautiful sea beaches like Crescent Beach. It is also famous for its lighthouses.


Eastern Promenade

Eastern Promenade is a beautiful waterfront park in Portland, ME. You can walk the 2.1-mile trail that will take you through Fort Allen Park towards the East End Beach.


Portland Head Light

This is the oldest lighthouse in Maine that was first lit in 1791. It is one of the most visited landmarks near Portland. Its located in Fort Williams Park, in Cape Elizabeth.


Casco Bay Islands

This is a group of Islands off the coast of Portland. Each of these islands has its own history, culture and attractions. You can play golf and go bicycling on some of the islands.


Portland Observatory

Built in 1807, this is the only remaining early maritime signal station in the US. It's on the National Register of Historic Places. You can get beautiful views from the top.


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