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Portland Tourism and Sightseeing
The Portland Maine region has a rich history dating back to 1632. The city looks much like it did over 100 years ago as a major port at Casco Bay. The quintesential New England towns in this region include lighthouses, islands, museums, art galleries and many unique shopping opportunities. The fall colors at the coast are a magnificient sight to behold. Portland has world class cuisine with the freshest seafood and many excellent choices from local farms. Award winning chefs from New York City, San Francisco and many other well known foodie locations have relocated here to enjoy great success and Maine's quality of place. The Portland region is a friendly and vibrant location that is a real treat to visit in all four seasons of the year.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Ballroom Dance Lesson & Ballroom Dance Social
Ballroom Dance Lesson & Ballroom Dance Social things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Dance in Portland, ME USA

Ballroom Dancing Maplewood Dance Center in Portland, Maine features one of the nicest, if not the nicest, hardwood dance floors in the United States. Our dance floor is not only 3,200 square feet (40 x 80), it is not obstructed with any posts, tables or chairs.


Lucky Catch Cruises
Lucky Catch Cruises
Boating in Portland, ME USA

Lobstering and sightseeing excursions We offer 1 1/2 hour lobstering trips in Casco Bay. Each pulls eight traps at several scenic locations, including the Portland Headlight, Fort Gorges and the Seal Rocks.

15th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K Run-Walk & 2K Walk
15th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K Run-Walk & 2K Walk
Apr 15, 2018 (Sunday) Charity event in Topsham, ME USA

5K Run Walk & Family 2K Walk to benefit the Swinging Bridge. The Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K is a challenging USATF certified & sanctioned 5K (3.

1964 The Tribute at Aura
1964 The Tribute at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
May 17, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

1964 The Tribute May 17, 2018 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Aaron Watson at Aura
Aaron Watson at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Week, Mar 01, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Aaron Watson March 01, 2018 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM


Adam Trent at Merrill Auditorium
Adam Trent at Merrill Auditorium things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Mar 06, 2018 (Tuesday) Theater event in Portland, ME USA

Adam Trent March 06, 2018 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, ME 7:30PM

AEC Women's Basketball Tournament
AEC Women's Basketball Tournament things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Weekend, Mar 03, 2018 (Saturday) Sports event in Portland, ME USA

AEC Women's Basketball Tournament March 03, 2018 at Cross Insurance Arena (Formerly Cumberland County Civic Center) in Portland, ME

AEC Women's Basketball Tournament
AEC Women's Basketball Tournament things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Weekend, Mar 04, 2018 (Sunday) Sports event in Portland, ME USA

AEC Women's Basketball Tournament March 04, 2018 at Cross Insurance Arena (Formerly Cumberland County Civic Center) in Portland, ME 2:00PM

alt-J at Thompson's Point
alt-J at Thompson's Point things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Jun 18, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

alt-J June 18, 2018 at Thompson's Point in Portland, ME 7:00PM


Alvvays at Port City Music Hall
Alvvays at Port City Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
May 29, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Alvvays May 29, 2018 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 8:00PM

An Evening With Belly - 2018 DOVE Tour
An Evening With Belly - 2018 DOVE Tour things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Aug 22, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

An Evening With Belly - 2018 DOVE Tour August 22, 2018 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 8:00PM

An Evening with Drew Holcomb & Josh Garrels at Aura
An Evening with Drew Holcomb & Josh Garrels at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

An Evening with Drew Holcomb & Josh Garrels April 27, 2018 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM

An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones at Aura
An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Mar 28, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones March 28, 2018 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Andrea Gibson at Port City Music Hall
Andrea Gibson at Port City Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
May 02, 2018 (Wednesday) Theater event in Portland, ME USA

Andrea Gibson May 02, 2018 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Ann Wilson Of Heart at Aura
Ann Wilson Of Heart at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Mar 16, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Ann Wilson Of Heart March 16, 2018 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:30PM

ANTHONY JESELNIK: FUNNY GAMES at State Theatre
ANTHONY JESELNIK: FUNNY GAMES at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Portland, ME USA

ANTHONY JESELNIK: FUNNY GAMES April 27, 2018 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Apocalyptica: Plays Metallica By Four Cellos
Apocalyptica: Plays Metallica By Four Cellos things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Memorial Day Weekend, May 25, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Apocalyptica: Plays Metallica By Four Cellos May 25, 2018 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

BADFISH: A Tribute to SUBLIME at Aura
BADFISH: A Tribute to SUBLIME at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Apr 26, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

BADFISH: A Tribute to SUBLIME April 26, 2018 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Belle & Sebastian at State Theatre
Belle & Sebastian at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Jun 05, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Belle & Sebastian June 05, 2018 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Big Wild at Port City Music Hall
Big Wild at Port City Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Weekend, Mar 02, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Big Wild March 02, 2018 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 9:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Portland


Calabar Gardens - Mellow Marshlands
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Capital Resorts - 84 Main
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From $600 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Moody Beach Camping Resort Screened Park Model 2
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Swimming Pool.
Saco/Old Orchard Beach KOA
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Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Wagon Wheel- RV Sites Only
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Best Time to Visit Portland


The best time to visit Portland, ME is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the low 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 30's.

Spring Visit Portland in the summerSummer Visit Portland in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Portland


Month Low Avg High
January 12.5 21.7 30.9
February 15.6 24.8 34.1
March 25.2 33.7 42.2
April 34.7 43.7 52.8
May 44.2 53.8 63.3
June 52.9 62.9 72.8
July 58.6 68.7 78.8
August 57.2 67.2 77.3
September 48.5 58.7 68.9
October 37.4 47.7 57.9
November 29.5 38.3 47.1
December 18.7 27.6 36.4

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