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What to see in Portland

Portland Attractions

Portland caters to many interests, keeping both the young and old alike entertained and amused. The city provides lots to see and do, boasting a metropolitan, artistic atmosphere and offering many outstanding cultural activities.

With many museums and galleries in the Portland Downtown Arts District, those with a taste for something aesthetic will surely find it there and be back for more. History buffs will also love the likes of Wadsworth-Longfellow House, one-time home of the Revolutionary War General, or the Portland Head Light in Fort Williams Park, where historic buildings complement beautiful natural landscapes. With loads of cultural activities in which to indulge, visitors will have the chance to delve into the history and the thriving art scene of the city with ease of access and will never be short of things to do.

Visitors with a love for nightlife and a good time can also find lovely restaurants and bars in the city, catering to every budget and taste.

Portland makes for a wonderful getaway and is a must-see when in Maine. With wildlife parks on offer, lots to see and do both indoors and outdoors, and small town charm to boot, it certainly is worth the visit.

Portland Downtown Arts District

Stretching from upper Congress Street to the West End, the Arts District incorporates several galleries and museums. These include the Portland Museum of Art, the largest of its kind in…

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Portland Head Light

It's no surprise that the Portland Head Light, also known as the Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse, is the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Every view of this 18th century lighthouse is…

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House

Built between 1785 and 1786, the Wadsworth-Longfellow house was home to three generations of a Portland family that formed an integral part of the cultural, political, and literary life…

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