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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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Our Cruise Ship Docked @ Casco Bay

On 9/21 our cruise ship docked at Casco Bay. Before we even left the ship I was impressed by the old wood wharf remains. As I started to take photos, I noticed a large birds nest... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Crossville, Tennessee
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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On 9/21 our cruise ship docked at Casco Bay. Before we even left the ship I was impressed by the old wood wharf remains. As I started to take photos, I noticed a large birds nest hidden in the midst. I later saw an Osprey in her nest. On the Cruise Terminal lawn they had a large propeller & anchor.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

To me, a harbor or beach with only views of the ocean and water can be boring. However, Casco Bay, with a whole bunch of islands makes for not only a great view with something interesting to look at, but a chance to see the beautiful Portland as you return. The wharf is a great attribute to the bay and... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

A very scenic bay with beautiful boats and sunsets. Take a boat tour if time allows. It is interesting the way fog will blanket this bay. Makes for an eerie boat ride.

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Tivon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

One of the highlights of our entire trip was a cruise that we took on Casco Bay. Absolutely beautiful.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 bubbles 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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