For some of the best views of the harbor, head to the historic Portland Observatory, the country's last standing maritime signal tower.
A cool lighthouse looking structure on Munjoy Hill. Cool history and great views.
Cool historic place with amazing views from the top. Climb up stone curved steps to each floor on the way to the top.
“Plenty of Maine history in Longfellow's original home. Downtown on Congress St. Nice gardens are maintained.”
“Andy Warhol, Claude Monet and Winslow Homer are among the icons showcased within the Portland Museum of Art. Along with some of the greats, the museum features an extensive collection of American, European and contemporary works, as well as pieces from Maine artists. Paintings abound, but you'll also find photographs, sketches, pottery, furniture, ornate silverware, sculptures and so much more. ”
“Architecture buffs and lovers of interior design will be swept up by the opulence of the Victoria Mansion.”
“The Eastern Promenade is accessible on foot or by bike via the Portland Trails network which goes around back cove. The Eastern Promenade is home to East End Beach (a rocky beach) and a large park set on a hill overlooking the ocean. A great place to fly kites, picinic or just relax and enjoy the view.”