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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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“peaks island” (19 reviews)
“boat trip” (5 reviews)
Portland, ME
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Reviewed 20 September 2015

The Lighthouse tour was the highlight of our day in Portland. It is a very pleasant scenic tour of the bay. The narrative is excellent and we learned a lot about the waterfront area. If like us you find yourself rushing to catch the tour...More

5  Thank Jackie747
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We walked the streets near Casco Bay, as well as, having dinner at DiMilo's floating restaurant. It has some amazing scenery.

1  Thank Merritt47
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Interesting, pretty, worth your time, good for all age of travelers, can be chilly out on the bay, bring a light coat, they provided some blankets

3  Thank lindajackson9898
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Perhaps not the most scenic waterfront I've ever seen, there is a lot of natural beauty here mixed with gritty fishing industry and oil tankers. The promenade winds along the bay... nice for a stroll. The relative calm and quiet here makes it ideal for...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Take the ferry (Casco Bay Lines), to any of the islands! There's a good restaurant on Peak's island w/ an outside terrace for eating. Walk, hike or bike ride....a perfect adventure on a nice summer day!

3  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 8 August 2015

I have been to Portland and the Old Port many times and always enjoy myself in and around Casco Bay. So much to see and do. See the sights from the docks, take a ride on the Casco Bay Lines. Take a separate tour or...More

1  Thank PITTparent
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Summer season-only 10 a.m. daily departure from downtown Portland, takes about two hours (ours took 1:45) to get to Bailey Island-Orr Island at the Cribstone Bridge. Ferry captain provides just the right amount of commentary. Route may vary depending on the weather and captain's whims,...More

5  Thank suomigrrl
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous sunsets very romantic. Our first time in Maine and it was well worth it. Bring a bottle of wine or stop of at one of the island for lunch. Def worth it.

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 3 August 2015

One of my favorite places to go in Maine .I will be taking the Casco Bay Cruise within weeks and can`t wait the most beautiful sunsets ever.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This was one of the most beautiful, with the friendliest people ever. We enjoyed a walk along the waterfront and came away with some awesome photos, and historical information from a very nice gentleman who just happened to be walking by. I asked him a...More

Thank dbtravelor
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Pam S
13 August 2015|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you can go online to cascobaytourlinescom or go down to commercial st -to there office and book on the sunset cruise which takes a couple of hours, it`s awesome-I`ll be there in two weeks taking the sunset cruise... More
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Response from Mainseagull | Reviewed this property |
if you're interested in Maritime history, Portland Harbor Museum is a small charming spot to visit. Check out Schooner Fare's Portland Town on youtube for local music.