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How to get to Maine

Portland is 100 miles north of Boston and 300 miles from New York City. By plane: Portland International Jetport (PWM) and Bangor International Airport (BGR) are the two largest airports in Maine (www.portlandjetport.org; www.flybangor.com) By train: Amtrak’s “Downeaster” train departs Boston’s North Station and makes eight stops en route to its final destination in Portland; the trip takes two hours (www.amtrakdowneaster.com) By boat: High-speed CAT (cap. 775) makes trips from Portland (six hours) and Bangor (three hours) to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Casco Bay Lines connects six residential islands with Portland (www.catferry.com; www.cascobaylines.com) By bus: Concord Coach Lines services towns from Boston to Bangor; Greyhound also covers Maine (www.concordcoachlines.com; www.greyhound.com)

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