Casco bay, Portland

Portland, ME is a beautiful area to visit. Casco Bay is just beautiful. Over 200 islands, some inhabited and some not. Take the 90 minute harbor cruise at the wharf and see the beauty of the area. So tranquil and serene.

Pieces of Berlin wall on the pier

Pieces of Berlin wall on the pier

Night on the pier

Night on the pier

View of the ocean from my hike

View of the ocean from Harbor walk trail

Beach in Portland

Beach in Portland

Portland Lighthouse seen from far

Portland headlight seen from far

Portland Famous Lighthouse closeup

Portland Famous Lighthouse closeup

Portland famous lighthouse called ” Portland Head” is an isolated spot along the Maine coast where it is rumored that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote his famous poem “The Lighthouse”. It is  built expensively with light rubble-stone and lime.

Far away Lighthouse

Far away Lighthouse

Ram Island lighthouse, Built in 1905 on a narrow ledge of rocks, that threatened the entrance to Portland Harbor.

Bailey Island

Bailey Island

Listen as the captain describes the history of Casco Bay as you cruise past lighthouses, forts and 19th-century summer colonies. Enjoy a leisurely stop over and dine on Down East cuisine, or bring a picnic and stroll the nearby beaches.

Indian face on the rock

Indian face on the rock

A very distinctive Indian head appears on this rock, See if you can pinpoint it.

P Island

Peaks Island

It will take about 17 mn crossing to Peaks Island where you can hike, rent a bike, spend a day at the beach, explore the tidal pools or enjoy lunch or dinner at one of the island restaurants. It’s open all year round.

Pier portland

Portland Pier

Saleboat

Sailboat

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