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Ranked #1 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Performances

The Portland Sea Dogs are the Boston Red Sox minor league affiliate (no longer with Florida Marlins).  The park is a nice, clean minor league park, great place to take the family... more »

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Ranked #2 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Theaters; Canyons; Concerts
The concert hall for a variety of musical and theater performances.
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Ranked #3 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is rightfully taking... more » Owner description: With an extensive permanent collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, the Portland Museum of Art is rightfully taking its place as the best regional museum in the country. The PMA boasts a considerable permanent collection, with beloved works of American, European, and Contemporary art, as well as significant holdings of Maine art-highlighting the rich artistic tradition of the state and its artists. The museum brings it all to life with unparalleled programming. From special member-only events, free school tours, and a commitment to family activities, to PMA Movies, curator talks, and exclusive tours of the Winslow Homer Studio-it's all happening at the PMA. « less
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Ranked #4 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Islands
An archipelago of islands off of Portland.
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Ranked #5 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Parks; Biking Trails
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Ranked #6 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Bodies of Water; Beaches
Owner description: Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and cruise lines; also look for the many photogenic... more » Owner description: Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and cruise lines; also look for the many photogenic lighthouses. « less
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Ranked #7 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Cemeteries
Owner description: Established in 1668, the Eastern Cemetery is located at 224 Congress Street in Portland, Maine. The oldest historic landscape... more » Owner description: Established in 1668, the Eastern Cemetery is located at 224 Congress Street in Portland, Maine. The oldest historic landscape in the city, the cemetery is home to around 4,000 interred. Tours available through Spirits Alive, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of Portland's historic Eastern Cemetery. « less
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Ranked #8 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #9 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #10 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Observatories/ Planetariums; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: In the 1800s, Captain Moody used this observatory to monitor the routes of ships as far as 30 miles away. Today visitors can... more » Owner description: In the 1800s, Captain Moody used this observatory to monitor the routes of ships as far as 30 miles away. Today visitors can tour a museum focusing on the history of the watch tower and get a stunning bird's-eye view of Portland and the harbor. « less
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Ranked #11 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Historic Sites

The fully restored 1786 home of Henry Wadwsworth Longfellow  is located at 489 Congress Street in the heart of Portland, Maine.  Close to the restaurants and shops of Monument... more »

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Ranked #12 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of residential design from the pre-Civil War era... more » Owner description: Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of residential design from the pre-Civil War era in America. With superb architecture and well-preserved original interiors that were among the most lavish and sophisticated in their day, it is an unparalleled document of America’s highest aspirations in architecture, interior design, and the decorative arts. Our history, a quick tour, and our present-day efforts at restoring the Mansion convey an impression of the significance of this unique site, which is of national and even international importance. « less
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Ranked #13 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Symphonies
Portland orchestra often performing at the Merrill Auditorium.
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Ranked #14 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Historic street at the edge of the working waterfront area of Portland.
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Ranked #15 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: Whether climbing a mountain, entering a bear's den, role-playing crewmembers on a 40-foot schooner or manning a space... more » Owner description: Whether climbing a mountain, entering a bear's den, role-playing crewmembers on a 40-foot schooner or manning a space shuttle, children will have a blast at this highly interactive museum. Most of the museum is geared to children aged one to 11, but young teens will like the computer lab and the camera exhibits. There's also a play area just for toddlers. « less
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Ranked #16 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Museums
A turn of the century immigrant era synagogue celebrating Jewish art, history, and culture in downtown Portland.
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Ranked #17 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Hiking Trails; Trails
Portland's most popular and well-known trail offers view of the city skyline.
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Ranked #18 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Marinas
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Ranked #19 of 65 attractions in Portland
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Ranked #20 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #21 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Scenic Railroads; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Enjoy a train ride along scenic Casco Bay and Portland Waterfront. Tour the museum with historic two-foot railroad... more » Owner description: Enjoy a train ride along scenic Casco Bay and Portland Waterfront. Tour the museum with historic two-foot railroad locomotives, cabooses, cars and artifacts. Purchase interesting items in unique gift Shop.Mar/Apr - Open weekends and school vacations.May-Oct - Open Daily.Museum open 10-4; train rides on the hour from 10-3.Museum Admission: Adults - $3. Children 3-12 - $2. Children 2 & Under - Free.Train Rides (includes museum): Adults - $10; Seniors - $9; Children 3 - 12 - $6. Children 2 & Under - Free.Ticket is good all day! « less
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Ranked #22 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #23 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Historic Sites
Abandoned fort on an island in Portland Harbor; visitors should use caution when exploring its grounds.
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Ranked #24 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Bowling Alleys
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Ranked #25 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Trails
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Ranked #26 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Cemeteries
Owner description: Cemetery listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the final resting place of many famous politicians of the 18th... more » Owner description: Cemetery listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the final resting place of many famous politicians of the 18th and 19th centuries. « less
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Ranked #27 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Georgian-style House, built in 1755; also has 18-century herb garden.
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Ranked #28 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Health Clubs
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Ranked #29 of 65 attractions in Portland
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Ranked #30 of 65 attractions in Portland
Category: Theaters
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