Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Greater Portland + Casco Bay Travel Guide

Articles about Greater Portland + Casco Bay

By Molly McArdle
The nation's first, and easternmost, city of Portland may not have a TV show, but it does have a food and beverage scene to rival any American destination. From fresh oysters topped with kimchi shaved ice to banana-flavored beer, here are some of ...
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.

Hotels in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Book a sunny room in this 1835 home within walking distance of the Old Port.

Restaurants in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Things to do in Greater Portland + Casco Bay

Kris Horton is one of the anchor tenants in Portland’s Public Market House, a cooperative in Old Port’s Monument Square that opened back in 1988 and showcases Maine-made products.