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.
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.
Ram Island lighthouse, Built in 1905 on a narrow ledge of rocks, that threatened the entrance to Portland Harbor.
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.
A very distinctive Indian head appears on this rock, See if you can pinpoint it.
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.
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