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Address: Portland, ME
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Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and...

Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and cruise lines; also look for the many photogenic lighthouses.

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Narrated Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine Aboard a Vintage Fire Engine
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US$350.00*
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Private Sunset Charter on a Vintage Lobster Boat
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Private Lighthouse Sightseeing Charter on a Vintage Lobster Boat

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Casco Bay

This is an excellent spot in Portland! Beautiful view, and some good history in this area. Definitely worth spending some time at - this is a great place to see the sunset/sunrise.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Milton, Vermont
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Milton, Vermont
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78 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent spot in Portland! Beautiful view, and some good history in this area. Definitely worth spending some time at - this is a great place to see the sunset/sunrise.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit! Many boats and people! Had a great experience here on the water with family!

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150 Great Wolf Drive
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6 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Lots of fun and quite different than the usual Old Port experience. The line for drinks is a bit much but you can order two and I'd advise that!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a place where real people WORK - fishing, lobstering, shipping, retail and food services, both wholesale and retail. It is an odd blend of attractive and gritty.

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Hanson, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our first opportunity to explore Portland was when my grandson went to college there. What a beautiful, relaxed area. The scenery is outstanding. Bring your camera.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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559 reviews
220 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 599 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

On 9/21 our cruise ship docked at Casco Bay. Before we even left the ship I was impressed by the old wood wharf remains. As I started to take photos, I noticed a large birds nest hidden in the midst. I later saw an Osprey in her nest. On the Cruise Terminal lawn they had a large propeller & anchor.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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648 reviews
224 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

To me, a harbor or beach with only views of the ocean and water can be boring. However, Casco Bay, with a whole bunch of islands makes for not only a great view with something interesting to look at, but a chance to see the beautiful Portland as you return. The wharf is a great attribute to the bay and... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A very scenic bay with beautiful boats and sunsets. Take a boat tour if time allows. It is interesting the way fog will blanket this bay. Makes for an eerie boat ride.

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Tivon
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

One of the highlights of our entire trip was a cruise that we took on Casco Bay. Absolutely beautiful.

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Portland, Maine
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

See the view on the Eastern Prom or take a Casco Bay boat ride .Day or evening .Relaxing .You can get off and have lunch on Peaks Island .

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