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With Memorial Day behind us it is officially summer. It’s time to whip out that shiny cold hard plastic and start planning your summer gateways.  You’ll want to visit somewhere that is in close proximity to the beach. Not too far away and of course has great food. 😉 Portland, Maine has all the qualification to be the perfect summer gateway. Located a few hours outside of NYC and accessible by airport, Portland is great for a long weekend. It’s a coastal city and has plenty of nearby beaches. Plus if you are looking for the freshest seafood you’d be pressed to find anywhere better. Portland has a ton of things to do but our list is a tease of what you can expect.

Here’s Our Top Things To Do In Portland Guide

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Stroll Casco Bay

Casco Bay is one of the most beautiful harbors on the East Coast. Whether by day or night don’t forget to take in the views while strolling along the bay. There are a ton of restaurants and bars located all along the wharf’s and it really gets bustling at night.

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Meet the Famous Maine Lob-Stah

Maine is well known for it’s fresh seafood and their lobster in particular, so get ready for some tasty eats. No visit would be complete without trying some lobster whether it be whole or on a roll. Some Portland favorites are Eventide Oyster Co.  and  Portland Lobster Company.

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Hop on a Boat

One of our favorite things to do in any coastal town is taking a boat to get views of the city from the water. There are some great sea tours out of Casco Bay or hop on one of the budget friendly ferries to view the gorgeous Portland skyline.

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Visit the Portland  Observatory

The Portland Observatory is a historic tower located in Munjoy Hill. Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 2006 the tower offers amazing views over Portland’s harbor. We suggest visiting around sunset for some truly epic views.

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Get on a Beer Tour

Portland is considered one of the top beer cities thanks to it’s large number of local brewers. Boasting more than 17 microbreweries to visit without sampling some you’d be missing out. Maine Beer Tours and the Maine Brew Bus Tour are some great options.

 

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Hi, I’m Jay. A twenty-something-year-old living in New York. There’s not all that much to say about me other than; I love to eat, drink and travel. I’ve lived in some incredible cities from Paris to New York to Florence, and along the way, I’ve crossed off a ton on my bucket list. I hope we inspire you to go out there and see for yourself, just how beautiful life can be.


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    Top Things To See In Maine | Female Travel & Lifestyle | Earth Below Girls
    June 1, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    […] Let’s just get this one out of the way. Over 4 million people visit Portland every year which is a hefty size when considering its population is just under 70,000. So you know this city is worth a visit. The city which lays on the coast has got everything you’d want from a major city. A bustling food scene, a leader in the microbrewery scene and its’ picturesque its a no brainier. You can read more about what to do in Portland Here. […]

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    The Best Lobster Rolls in Maine | Female Travel | Earth Below Girls
    June 2, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    […] joints I buckled down and researched  like my life depended on it. More on what to do in Portland HERE and top things to see in Maine […]

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    April
    June 17, 2017 at 7:56 am

    ohh this all sounds amazing but a beer tour is totally my jam !!

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      Jay
      June 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

      Haha ours too !!

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    Jen
    June 21, 2017 at 4:56 am

    Cool post.

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      Jay
      June 23, 2017 at 11:58 am

      Thank you

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