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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 Time to Visit. View Map.


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DotCom Comics and Collectibles
DotCom Comics and Collectibles things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Shopping in Freeport, ME USA

Freaky Geeky Retailer and Tourist Destination!


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.

A Drag Queen Christmas at State Theatre
A Drag Queen Christmas at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Nov 19, 2024 (Tuesday) Theater event in Portland, ME USA

A Drag Queen Christmas November 19, 2024 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Adrian Vandenberg Performing Whitesnake & Vandenberg Hits
Adrian Vandenberg Performing Whitesnake & Vandenberg Hits things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 12, 2024 (Saturday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Adrian Vandenberg Performing Whitesnake & Vandenberg Hits October 12, 2024 at Aura in Portland, ME 9:00PM

An Evening With Regina Spektor at Merrill Auditorium
An Evening With Regina Spektor at Merrill Auditorium things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 02, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

An Evening With Regina Spektor August 02, 2024 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, ME 8:00PM


And That's Why We Drink: The Pour Decisions Tour at Aura
And That's Why We Drink: The Pour Decisions Tour at Aura things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Sep 26, 2024 (Thursday) Theater event in Portland, ME USA

And That's Why We Drink: The Pour Decisions Tour September 26, 2024 at Aura in Portland, ME 7:00PM

Angel Olsen (Solo): Songs From The Archive at State Theatre
Angel Olsen (Solo): Songs From The Archive at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Sep 25, 2024 (Wednesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Angel Olsen (Solo): Songs From The Archive September 25, 2024 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Angelique Kidjo at State Theatre
Angelique Kidjo at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Nov 13, 2024 (Wednesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Angelique Kidjo November 13, 2024 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 7:00PM

Asking Alexandria: All My Friends North American Tour 2024
Asking Alexandria: All My Friends North American Tour 2024 things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Oct 09, 2024 (Wednesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Asking Alexandria: All My Friends North American Tour 2024 October 09, 2024 at Aura in Portland, ME 6:30PM


Bad Religion at State Theatre
Bad Religion at State Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Sep 20, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Bad Religion September 20, 2024 at State Theatre in Portland, ME 8:00PM

Band of Horses & City and Colour at Thompson's Point
Band of Horses & City and Colour at Thompson's Point things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Sep 10, 2024 (Tuesday) Concert event in Portland, ME USA

Band of Horses & City and Colour September 10, 2024 at Thompson's Point in Portland, ME 6:00PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 08, 2024 (Thursday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 08, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 10, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 10, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 14, 2024 (Wednesday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 14, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 16, 2024 (Friday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 16, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 17, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 17, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 18, 2024 (Sunday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 18, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 2:00PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 21, 2024 (Wednesday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 21, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 23, 2024 (Friday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 23, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 7:30PM

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring)
Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) things to do on a rainy day in Portland, ME
Next Month, Aug 24, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Brunswick, ME USA

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical (Touring) August 24, 2024 at Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater in Brunswick, ME 2:00PM

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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.

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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

Destinations in and around Portland to Visit



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