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Address: Portland, ME
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Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and...

Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and cruise lines; also look for the many photogenic lighthouses.

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Sunset Sea Kayak Tour of Casco Bay

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See the view on the Eastern Prom or take a Casco Bay boat ride .Day or evening .Relaxing .You can get off and have lunch on Peaks Island .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

See the view on the Eastern Prom or take a Casco Bay boat ride .Day or evening .Relaxing .You can get off and have lunch on Peaks Island .

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Clarkston, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful. Everything about Maine is beautiful. But a lot of driving between sights because of so many inlets of water.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this hidden gem thanks to trip advisor. Off the beaten path at end of island away from downtown. Great history lesson from the wars and historic ship artifacts along with cannons and bunkers. Great picture spot. Nice panoramic shots. Many people walking, biking and playing with their dogs.

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Lisbon, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a sunset cruise on beautiful Casco Bay, We enjoyed seeing the harbor seals and the wonderful islands, forts and lighthouses.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we kayaked all over this bay. There are a few islands open to the public. Cow island you can camp on (w/ reservations), Jewel is first come first serve, and there are several remote beaches worth checking out (my favorite is a small cove on Clapboard Island).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

A great inexpensive way to see a bit of Maine from the water side. Highly recommend the trips out of Bailey Island.

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Vermont, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Casco Bay is a lively waterway for all kinds of watercraft, including the ferries that take passengers out to the islands.

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

In a word - Majestic!!! Filled with Lighthouses, Historic Forts, Lobster Traps & Buoys, Harbor Seals, and some very impressive Homes and Yachts, this is one of the nicest bays I have ever visited. Make sure to take one of the harbor/bay cruise tours to really experience the splendor of this magnificent bay and harbor. Great sunsets round out the... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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389 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Casco Bay is a big part of Portland life, and it would be hard to visit the city without enjoying the bay as well. If you can, take a boat trip out on the water to really appreciate the beauty! A nice walk along the water is also a great way to enjoy the scenery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

One of my favorite places in New England. Make sure you stop by Paul's Marina for some ice cream and candy.

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