What’s the best part of staying with Portland Maine Rentals? The staying in Portland, Maine, of course. And to help orient and guide you along your tour of Portland, we’re continually discovering–and jotting down–the tastiest lobster rolls, the most scenic photo spots, the best places to find a good deal, the liveliest venues, and the most beautiful hiking trails. That and more!

Read on to learn about Portland and discover for yourself the remarkable and varied offerings available only in Maine.

Your weekend itinerary for a winter stay in Portland, Maine

September 7th, 2020|

Updated: September 5, 2020 The state of Maine has been officially known as “Vacationland” since at least 1936. At any rate, that’s when the state’s license plates have borne this well known moniker. For many, the idea of Maine conjures up images of camping, [...]

Dining in Forest City: The best places to eat in Portland

June 14th, 2020|

Updated: June 14, 2020 While Portland Maine has long been a busy vacation spot for tourists, the last ten years have seen a notable shift in the volume of travelers visiting Vacationland. And the state's largest city has been raking in the accolades recently, [...]

Where to wander: Portland hiking trails to explore

May 26th, 2020|

Published: May 26, 2020From clusters of coffee shops to towering murals behind street bends, there is so much to explore in the eclectic city of Portland, Maine. Yet some of the city's most beautiful spots lay intermingled throughout the town in the Portland Trail system, a giant map of over 30 green [...]

Water, beaches, and parks, oh my……

May 20th, 2020|

Updated: May 20, 2020Portland Maine, being a peninsula, is surrounded by water and not surprising—beaches and state parks.  Some are just a quick bike ride, while a few of the others, may require a short car ride.  Here’s a sampling of what’s to offer within [...]

Get out and explore with Maine festivals for every season!

January 2nd, 2020|

Updated: June 15, 2020Many think summer is when Maine is prime Vacationland, but life can be the way it should be year-round with a little searching.While there are hundreds of people, places, and things that make Maine truly special to live in, there is one thing that [...]