Nestled between Maine’s forest-covered mountains and spectacular rugged coast, Portland is a rough-hewn gem of New England. Recently named the #1 place in the country to raise children-and named in the top 10 “perfect places to live in America”- visit Portland and it could be love at first sight.
Unspoiled landscapes, beautiful vistas, succulent lobster, stately lighthouses, outdoor adventures, incredible night scene, a vibrant community of visual and performing artists, exceptional shopping, the list goes on. In the Casco Bay region of Greater Portland to Freeport you’ll find it all within a 15-mile radius surrounding the state’s largest city.
Portland holds a key place in a business corridor extending from New York to Atlantic Canada. At the same time, we offer a welcome relief from big-city life.
Ranked seventh in the 2005 book, The 100 Best Art Towns in America, Portland supports a vibrant community of visual and performing artists not to mention an incredible night scene.