Portland is located on a peninsula in Casco Bay on the Southern Maine coast approximately 100 miles (161 km) north of Boston, Massachusetts. It has more than 65,000 inhabitants making it the largest city in Maine. Portland is a small seaside city with a high concentration of shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, tours and many things to see and do. Many people commute to Portland to work, and the city's population significantly increases in the summertime.

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Top Things to Do in Portland

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Popular Tours in Portland

Oregon Coast Tour from Portland

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Discover the beauty of the Oregon Coast during this 7.5-hour small-group trip from Portland. Visit famous Haystack Rock, stop in small beach towns and look out... Read More

Private Arrival Transfer: Portland (PDX)

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Skip the stress and confusion of finding a taxi upon arrival at the Portland International Airport. Instead, book this private airport transfer service and enjoy... Read More

Free-falling Experience- Indoor Skydiving

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Earn your wings! When you come to iFLY get ready to be blown away – literally. It’s thrilling. It’s amazing. Experience the feeling of free-fall as you float on a... Read More

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad And Coastal Tour

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Complimentary hotel pickup and drop off from downtown Portland hotels in our pickup zone. Pickups beginning at 8:30am with drop off between 6-6:15pm. Visit the... Read More

City of Portland eBike Tour

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Explore like a local on one of our guided electric bicycle tours! Choose one of several popular routes or make it a custom tour to suit your group’s... Read More

Portland's Forest Park Hike and Picnic

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Enjoy a 3 hour guided walk through one of Portland's most famous attractions, Forest Park. While navigating the park on your own can be daunting, your guide will... Read More

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Portland Travel Tips & Reviews

Portland, OR is a fun weekend trip from Seattle for families with small children. From the family-friendly activities (like OMSI, Oregon Zoo, and Children's Museum) to the amazing array of cultural foods, Portland is a fun place to explore. Plus, their streetcar is a big hit for toddlers who love trains!

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Cost of Living in Portland

Daily Budget:

58 - 82

Weekly Budget:

402 - 574
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Portland Weather: Average Temperature

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