What To Do In Portland Maine Portland Maine is also a kid-friendly destination, with museums, waterfront activities, and other things that kids will enjoy.

Portland Maine is a quaint city located about an hour and a half from Boston

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Take a boat tour or fishing excursion Lucky Catch cruises operate on Casco Bay, where you can go on a lobster boat for 80-90 minutes and learn how the process works.

Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine: It’s definitely best for younger kids. Exhibits include a 25-foot fire truck, a car repair shop, a lobster boat, and the discovery woods (sponsored by LL Bean).

The Portland Museum of Art This museum, located right in the Arts District of Portland, showcases artwork from notable artists such as Monet, Winslow Homer, Renoir, and Degas.

The Portland Head Lighthouse Located at Fort Williams Park on Cape Elizabeth, the Portland Head Light is the most popular icon of the town.

Eat at one of the many delicious restaurants: Portland is known for its delicious food – from lobster rolls to potato donuts. There are very few chain restaurants in town 

So much delicious food: Don't miss Duckfat, which offers sandwiches, fries, and shakes and is very popular

Shopping: Fore Street and Commercial Street offer  shops including the Black Dog, Cool as a Moose, the Cabot Cheese store, and many individual boutiques.

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