Hotels in Portland

      Portland Details

      Portland, aside from being Maines largest city, is the States hub of creativity and attracts fashionistas and artists to its Federal-style architectural centre. There is a close connection with the nearby waterfront, and Portland boasts two substantial ports; one is the gateway to Nova Scotia, and the other offers the visitors the opportunity to island hop to the Calendar Islands.

      There is first class shopping and fine dining available in the Old Port area, and there is no shortage of superb yet affordable hotels, which can be seen in more detail here at Away from the water there are excellent museums, including a dedicated Childrens Museum. There are also plenty of scenic drives and walks in and around the city; try Cliff Walk near Prouts Neck for great views, and follow the story of famous artist Winslow Homer who had his first studio here.