A cool lighthouse looking structure on Munjoy Hill. Cool history and great views.
Cool historic place with amazing views from the top. Climb up stone curved steps to each floor on the way to the top.
Great views of Hussey Sound and Portland. Offers information on Portland’s history.
The Observatory was built to watch for ships entering the the harbor. It still has a beautiful view of the harbor. Note: hours are limited. You must climb several flight of stairs to reach the views.
“Plenty of Maine history in Longfellow's original home. Downtown on Congress St. Nice gardens are maintained.”
“A lovely museum. Admission is free on Friday afternoon. They often have events for First Friday Art Walk.”
“This spectacular summer home was designed by the architect Henry Austin of New Haven, CT and is widely considered one of the finest examples of the Italian Villa style in America. Guided and Self-guided tours are available.”
“The Eastern Promenade is accessible on foot or by bike via the Portland Trails network which goes around back cove. The Eastern Promenade is home to East End Beach (a rocky beach) and a large park set on a hill overlooking the ocean. A great place to fly kites, picinic or just relax and enjoy the view.”
“They offer many trips to the various islands off of Portland. Short 20 minute trips on the local mail boat or cruises at sunset, or other trips to various islands. Chebegue and Peaks island has restaurants and icecream shops to visit as well as beaches.”