356. Portland, Maine USA

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Why Portland, Maine USA

If you’ve been to Portland, Oregon, then you definitely must visit Portland, Maine as the only thing in common the two cities have is the name Portland. Enjoy what New England has to offer in Portland, Maine.


It’s situated on the Portland peninsula near Maine’s southernmost border.


How To Get Here

By Train

Train service is provided by Amtrak Downeaster.

By Bus

Service is provided by Concord Coach Lines, Greyhound and Megabus.

By Plane

The nearest airport is Portland International Jetport (PWM).

The following airlines serve the Portland International Jetport (PWM):

American Airlines (AA), Delta Air Lines (DL), JetBlue Airways (B6), Southwest Airlines (WN) and United Airlines (UA).

By Car

Rent a car from your favorite agency once you arrive on the island. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.


Where To Stay

Almost every neighborhood in Portland has pleasant places to stay. But instead of the standard chain hotel, why not try a special boutique inn or bed-and-breakfast in Portland’s West End neighborhood?

This area is famous for its Victorian architecture and boasts some of Portland’s largest historic homes. While you’re there, check out the historic Victoria Mansion museum or relax in one of the nearby parks.


==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.


Where To Eat

Many great places to eat in this area they serve good food and you can really feel the nice atmosphere.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.


What To Do

If you are looking for great things to do in Maine, this unique museum is a must-see. The Museum boasts three architecturally significant buildings that unite three centuries of American art and culture, with the Charles Shipman Payson Building standing as the face of the museum since it opened in 1983.
 Take a look  also at Portland Observatory,  built in 1807 atop Munjoy Hill, this seven-story brick tower was originally used to alert shipowners when their ships were heading for home.


==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.


Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

Portland Tourism

Visit Portland




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