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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.

311 with special guests New Politics at Maine State Pier
311 with special guests New Politics at Maine State Pier things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Jul 08, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

311 with special guests New Politics July 08, 2017 at Maine State Pier in Portland, ME 6:00PM

Alabama Shakes at Thompson's Point
Alabama Shakes at Thompson's Point things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Aug 05, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Alabama Shakes August 05, 2017 at Thompson's Point in Portland, ME 7:00PM

American Acoustic with Punch Brothers and I'm With Her
American Acoustic with Punch Brothers and I'm With Her things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Jul 29, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

American Acoustic with Punch Brothers and I'm With Her July 29, 2017 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM


Amos Lee at State Theatre
Amos Lee at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Oct 27, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Amos Lee October 27, 2017 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

An Evening With Old Crow Medicine Show at Maine State Pier
An Evening With Old Crow Medicine Show at Maine State Pier things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Aug 22, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

An Evening With Old Crow Medicine Show August 22, 2017 at Maine State Pier in Portland, ME 6:15PM

Banda Magda at Port City Music Hall
Banda Magda at Port City Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Dec 07, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Banda Magda December 07, 2017 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn at State Theatre
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Nov 17, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn November 17, 2017 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM


Big Head Todd & the Monsters at Aura
Big Head Todd & the Monsters at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Jul 14, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Big Head Todd & the Monsters July 14, 2017 at Aura in Portland, ME 9:00PM

Billy Currington at Maine State Pier
Billy Currington at Maine State Pier things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Jul 07, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Billy Currington July 07, 2017 at Maine State Pier in Portland, ME 6:00PM

Blackberry Smoke at Aura
Blackberry Smoke at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
July 4th Weekend, Jun 30, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Blackberry Smoke June 30, 2017 at Aura in Portland, ME 9:00PM

Blue October at Aura
Blue October at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Oct 13, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Blue October October 13, 2017 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Bob Charest Band - Scarborough Summer Concerts in the Park
Bob Charest Band - Scarborough Summer Concerts in the Park
Next Week, Jun 29, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Scarborough, ME USA

Free Summer Concerts in Scarborough, Maine Bob Charest Band, a free outdoor concert presented by the Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce.

Bonobo at State Theatre
Bonobo at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Aug 25, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Bonobo August 25, 2017 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Broken Social Scene at State Theatre
Broken Social Scene at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Oct 05, 2017 (Thursday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Broken Social Scene October 05, 2017 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Buddy Guy at Aura
Buddy Guy at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Aug 19, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Buddy Guy August 19, 2017 at Aura in Portland, ME 9:00PM

Carbon Leaf at Port City Music Hall
Carbon Leaf at Port City Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Nov 10, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Carbon Leaf November 10, 2017 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Chris Isaak at Aura
Chris Isaak at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Aug 16, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Chris Isaak August 16, 2017 at Aura in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Port City Music Hall
Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Port City Music Hall things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Nov 07, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Chris Robinson Brotherhood November 07, 2017 at Port City Music Hall in Portland, ME 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Portland


Holiday Guest House Bed & Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $107 / night.


Restaurant.
Portland Harbor Hotel
Guest Score:
From $169 / night.


Free Internet.
Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront
Guest Score:
From $152 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Beach House Inn
Guest Score:
From $101 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Press Hotel Autograph Collection
Guest Score:
From $169 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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.

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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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