Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Greater Portland + Casco Bay Travel Guide

Articles about Greater Portland + Casco Bay

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Affordable hotel rates, free museums, and plentiful barbecue and beer make these cities a bargain for travelers.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Which cities show the most eco-friendly pride? In honor of Earth Day, T+L readers separate the composters from the posers to determine America’s greenest cities.

By Meredith Bethune
“We have a circus and sideshow mentality to the way we do business,” says Brandon Hodge, owner of the retro-inspired Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, TX. “When customers walk in they can have a few minutes where time stands still.” The yellow and ...
By Nate Storey
Luxury behemoth Intercontinental Hotels Group went out and got itself a sexy Millennial hotel brand, dishing out $430 million in cash for Kimpton Hotels on Tuesday. As IHG remains mum on its future plans, fear that our favorite little boutique col...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

Which cities have the most eye-catching locals? According to Travel + Leisure readers, attractiveness may be next to friendliness, but a few beaches don’t hurt, either.

Hotels in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Just minutes from Portland's scenic Old Port in the Western Promenade neighborhood—renowned for its stately mid-19th-century homes designed by New England architect John Calvin Stevens—this stylish inn stands out from the city's more fusty accommodations.

Restaurants in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

With just 20 seats in all (four of which are at the bar), Middle Street newcomer Bresca is one of Portland’s most coveted reservations—with good reason. Owner-chef Krista Kern, a former pastry chef for Guy Savoy in Paris and Las Vegas, strikes a rare balance between comfort and fine dining.

Things to do in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

The Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, the Sea Dogs play an average of 70 home games each season at Hadlock Field, just south of the Back Cove.