As Maine's largest city and the business, retail, and financial capital of the state, Portland is a thriving, progressive city that offers all the amenities of a major metropolitan area coupled with the charm and friendliness of a small town.
Surrounded by the sparkling waters of Casco Bay, the city's historical architecture and ocean views make for a unique combination of old-world character and unbeatable scenery.
Portland's Arts district comes alive with an array of galleries, museums, visual and performing artists and live music. Visit the Portland Museum of Art and experience in person works by Monet, Munch, and Picasso, among other renowned artists. A wealth of culinary diversity, Portland abounds in restaurants, cafes, bars, and coffee shops serving up all kinds of ethnic and local treats that are sure to excite your senses and satisfy your appetite.
Portland's historic Old Port is a treasure trove of eclectic shops, boutiques, restaurants, and dynamic nightlife, all located within walking distance of the city's working waterfront. With a wide array of hotels, motels, inns, and B&Bs to choose from, Portland delivers the perfect venue for your next event or meeting in a one-of-a-kind ocean setting that is sure to charm and delight your guests.