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“Mail Boat”
Review of Casco Bay Islands

Casco Bay Islands
Ranked #4 of 155 things to do in Portland
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Owner description: An archipelago of islands off of Portland.
Reviewed November 8, 2012

We took the 3 hour mail boat "cruise." It was so relaxing, a beautiful way to see the islands and to experience some of Maine's gorgeous landscapes. It was cold and windy, just what we wanted. Brisk, crisp air -- bring a hat and a warm jacket! Such fun, so relaxing and we met some cool people on the boat, too!

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

We took the late afternoon trip to Peaks Island because it was only 20 minutes away. The island is small, but we walked around (there are golf cart tours available with advance notice) Not much to do - it was foggy and cold. Definately really nice on a sunny day - beautiful views- bring a picnic or nice market to buy lunch. Only $7.50 round trip per person.

1  Thank mara4_12
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Casco Bay Lines makes it possible to really go and have a great experience via ferries that leave the Ferry Terminal on a set schedule. Long Island has wonderful, friendly people and gorgeous beaches. A sunset cruise or an afternoon trip on the water when it is calm is relaxing and worth every penny. In summer, it can be crowded, so try to get there early enough to purchase tickets and be assured a good seat. Islanders are generally down to earth, hard working folks who have chosen to live lives differntly from the city buzz.

2  Thank Janner2323
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

We liked seeing the different islands. Be prepared for many stops to deliver and pick up mail and other goods.

1  Thank DouglassvilleDonna
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Wonderful trip to Peaks Island.
A charming island with many paths leading around the island & to scenic
shoreline views.
Nice lady near the dock selling lobster sandwiches, RED hot dogs, * Maine roo tbeer.

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