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We take great pride in our stunning rentals units, but our passions don’t just lie in finding you the perfect apartment. We love to connect with our community of customers, support and promote our incredible vendors, contractors, and artists, and showcase the many offerings of Portland, Maine.

Read on to find out what’s going on at Portland Maine Rentals and what sets a PMR stay apart from all other rental options in Maine. You can also click here to get our insider tips and don’t-miss suggestions on making the most of your visit to Vacationland.

Portland landmarks: Portland’s (fourth) city hall

May 8th, 2024|

Published: May 8, 2024 A Monument to Resilience: Exploring Portland, Maine's City Hall As locals, we can sometimes overlook the stunning architectural history of Portland. Today may not be the best day for it, but take a quick walk around downtown and it's hard [...]

Things to do in Portland, Maine: First Friday Art Walk

May 4th, 2024|

Published: May 4, 2024 Immerse Yourself in the Vibrant Tapestry of Portland's First Friday Art Walk Every first Friday of the month, the pulse of Portland, Maine beats with an extra infusion of creativity, community and culture. Welcome to the First Friday Art Walk, [...]

Portland landmarks: Portland Observatory

April 23rd, 2024|

Published: April 23, 2024 Perched majestically on Munjoy Hill in Portland, Maine, the Portland Observatory stands as a testament to maritime history and ingenuity. Built in 1807 by Captain Lemuel Moody, this octagonal tower served as a crucial communication station for Portland’s bustling harbor, [...]

Explore Portland, Maine’s East End this spring

April 10th, 2024|

Published: April 10, 2024 I’ve lived in Portland’s East End (specifically, on Munjoy Hill) for over 30 years. I love this neighborhood and the incredible diversity of options when it comes to exploring, eating, shopping and recreating. We’re in the heart of Maine’s largest [...]

Introducing Crandall Toothaker

March 19th, 2024|

Published: March 19, 2024 In the heart of Portland, Maine, there's a name synonymous with quality, passion, and a deep love for the community: Crandall Toothaker. More than three decades ago, Crandall embarked on a remarkable journey that would transform Portland's rental landscape, one [...]

Portland, Maine likes coffee

June 3rd, 2020|

Updated: June 3, 2020 Coffee--Hot, Iced, Mocha, Espresso, Cappuccino You already know some of the more prominent coffee shops around Portland—but what about those smaller neighborhood places? Here’s a few close by and a few further out—and even a couple in South Portland! Coffee [...]

Insider’s look: Why Portland rental apartments beat out hotels

June 1st, 2020|

Published: June 1, 2020 What makes a place home? Each year there are thousands of tourists that flock to Portland, Maine to experience its unique sights, sounds, and seafood-centered cuisine. While many visiting for business or pleasure can hit Portland's staple locations, few can [...]