Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Greater Portland + Casco Bay Travel Guide

Articles about Greater Portland + Casco Bay

By Katrina Brown Hunt

Whether you’re seeking out for Presidential pomp or the story behind a French-fry-topped sandwich, these 20 cities are living in the past in the best ways possible. 

By Melanie Lieberman

Why go for mass-market when you can have donuts laced with lavender, or shaped like a Voodoo doll?

By Sarah Z. Wexler
This week, the annual Rose Festival—a beloved tradition for more than 100 years—returns with plenty of ways to honor the emblem. Check out this year’s highlights, running across town for three weeks in June: Grand Floral Parade. On June 6, hund...
By Brooke Porter Katz
The Press Hotel, a revamp of the historic Portland Press Herald building, debuts this month in the Old Port neighborhood. The property pays homage to its printing-press past, with an installation of antique typewriters in the on-site art gallery, ...
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.

Hotels in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Connected by a private boardwalk to sandy, three-mile-long Crescent Beach, this five-acre resort reopened in June 2008 after a multimillion-dollar eco-renovation.

Restaurants in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Run by the husband-and-wife duo of Steve and Michelle Corry, this farm-to-table restaurant serves up contemporary American dishes with an emphasis on fresh seafood.

Things to do in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Straight from central casting, this busy fish store on scenic Custom House Wharf, off of Commercial Street in downtown Portland, is the stuff of any seafood-lover’s dreams.