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    It is difficult to conceive that Portland is the biggest city in Maine with its meager population of perhaps 65,000. Worse yet, its #1 population status does not even merit it being the state capital (that would be Augusta). However, Portland is truly the economic and cultural capital of this beautiful state and it is way too easy to fall in love with this special place, replete with old buildings and history and a continuing reliance upon the sea for much of its productivity.

    Doubtless the beauty of the Portland Head Light deserves top billing as the primary destination…but Portland offers so much more! Old Port is an exquisite area, featuring cobblestone streets and stellar shops (this from someone who hates to shop)…I have yet to find another place in the US with such a fantastic collection of art stores! Old Port also features excellent dining opportunities…but even rowdy bars depending on your inclinations.

    From the port located downtown you can escape to numerous nearby islands (a really overlooked aspect of Portland), and staying here poises you to experience the other foundations of southern coastal Maine. Freeport is perhaps a half-hour north and Kennebunkport a half-hour south…and there is so much more beyond the wee bit I’ve shared!
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    • First Baptist Church (Portland, Maine)
      0.13 Km from Portland
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    • Mayo Street Arts
      0.17 Km from Portland
      Mayo Street Arts is a community arts and performance venue in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, Maine. It was founded in 2010 after leasing the formerly closed St. Angsar Church. Located next to Kennedy Park, a public housing development and close to many other public housing areas, it is known for its Children's Puppet Workshop, which incorporates Portland's professional artist community and many children of immigrant families which focuses on puppetry and story-telling. Mayo Street Ar...
    • Casco Bay Bridge
      1.87 Km from Portland
      The Casco Bay Bridge is a bascule bridge that spans the Fore River, connecting South Portland and Portland, Maine, United States.
    • Evergreen Cemetery (Portland, Maine)
      4.31 Km from Portland
      Evergreen Cemetery is a garden style cemetery in Portland, Maine, United States. With 239 acres (0.97 km2) of land, it is the largest cemetery in the state. It was established in 1855 in Saccarappa (Westbrook, Maine) and became the area's main cemetery after the Western Cemetery. As of March 2011, only 110 acres (0.45 km2) of the 239 acres (0.97 km2) were used for cemetery-related activities. The Cemetery holds the records for Forest City Cemetery in South Portland. In April 2014, it was announc...
    • Allagash Brewing Company
      6.83 Km from Portland
      Allagash Brewing Company is a brewery in Portland, Maine. Founded in 1994 by Rob Tod, Allagash sold its first batch of beer in the summer of 1995. Tod had been working in breweries around the U.S. and recognized a void in the American brewing movement. While both German and British styles were available throughout the country, Belgian-style beers were very difficult to find. He established a small 15-barrel brewery and began brewing Allagash White, modeled after Belgian Wit beer. His beer gets i...
    • Nonesuch River Golf Course
      10.13 Km from Portland
      Nonesuch River Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course located near the Nonesuch River in Scarborough, Maine, USA. Designed primarily by Tom Walker of the United States Golf Association, Nonesuch was opened to the public in 1997.
    • Beech Ridge Motor Speedway
      11.59 Km from Portland
      Beech Ridge Motor Speedway is a 1/3 mile NASCAR-sanctioned asphalt oval auto racing track in Scarborough, Maine. The track is located very near the Scarborough Downs horse racing track. Beech Ridge Motor Speedway races on Saturday nights, as well as Thursdays. On Saturdays, the racing consists of the Pro Series, Sport Series, Wild Cats, and the Roadrunners. On Thursdays, the Mad Bombers, Beetle Bugs, Mighty Trucks, Ladies and Legends divisions participate. The track was opened in 1949 by Jim McC...
    • Palace Playland
      18.94 Km from Portland
      Palace Playland is a seasonal amusement park located in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. It has operated on the same site since 1902.
    • Ocean Park, Maine
      20.43 Km from Portland
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    Graphic showing average weather in Portland in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -5.6 175.8 21.9 69.2
    Feb -5.1 169.6 22.8 66.8
    Mar -0.1 144 31.8 56.7
    Apr 6 105.3 42.8 41.5
    May 11.8 100 53.2 39.4
    Jun 16.9 92.6 62.4 36.5
    Jul 20.2 90.3 68.4 35.6
    Aug 19.2 88.3 66.6 34.8
    Sep 15.3 93.4 59.5 36.8
    Oct 9.7 96 49.5 37.8
    Nov 4.3 124.8 39.7 49.1
    Dec -3.1 159.7 26.4 62.9

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