Portland not just largest town in Maine, but also the popular summer destination for vacation on the list. There are several spots to visit in Portland, for adult there’s a museum, for children’s there is kid museum. There are a number of old houses with a vintage look, home of Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Here is a list of Popular Tourist Attractions In Portland!
- Victoria Mansion
The Mansion was built between 1858- 60, which was designed by Henry Austin, a known architect for Ruggles Sylvester Morse. The residence is a factual expression of decadence of pre-civil war. The walls and ceilings have beautiful carving with attractive glass and porcelain.
- Casco Bay
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It sit on the edge of Casco Bay. It is surrounded by Calendar Islands, connected by Ferries offered by different tour companies of bay and the island.
- Portland Museum Of Art
The Museum of Art features decorative arts dating from 1700’s. It is the pride of European and American art. The museum offers collections of different artist like Winslow Homer, Picasso, Degas, Monet, Andrew Wyeth and Rockwell Kent. Several new artists participate in temporary exhibition which is held throughout the year.
- Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co and Museum
The Museum features narrow gauge locomotive coaches and other more related equipment’s. Visitor take a tour of the museum to explore different types and unique concept of Railroads.
- Oregon Zoo
- Maine Historical Society
The Main Historical society offers a wide range of antique arts, documents, artefacts and manuscripts. The Historical Society offers a different perspective to things, from the Civil War and other topics.
- Washington Park
- Pittock Mansion
- Portland Japnese Garden
- Lan Su Chinese Garden
- Pioneer Courthouse Square
- Oaks Amusement Park
- The Grotto
- South Part Blocks