Portland, Maine, USA

Portland is located on a peninsula in Casco Bay on the Southern Maine coast approximately 100 miles (161 km) north of Boston, Massachusetts. It is a small seaside city with a high concentration of shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, tours and many things to see and do.

The Arts District, centered on Congress Street, is home to the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Stage Company, Maine Historical Society & Museum, Maine College of Art, Children's Museum of Maine, SPACE Gallery, Merrill Auditorium, the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, and Portland Symphony Orchestra, as well as many smaller art galleries and studios.

Things to see and do

* Old Port district
* Arts District
* Portland Museum of Art
* Portland Observatory
* Spring Point

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population – 66,200 approx
Land Area – 54.9 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Port Location – The port at Portland is located within walking distance of downtown Portland.

Transport Links – Flights are available to and from Portland International airport. Boston Logan International Airport is located 169km away.

Concord Trailways and Greyhound offer transport to and from Portland.

Amtrak’s Downeaster operates between Portland and Boston North Station. Trains run both ways five times each day. The train ride is about 2.5 hours.

Cruises departing Portland, Maine, USA

Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 28 May 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 04 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 11 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 18 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 25 Jun 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 02 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 09 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 16 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 23 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 30 Jul 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 06 Aug 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 13 Aug 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 20 Aug 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 27 Aug 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 03 Sep 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 10 Sep 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 17 Sep 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 24 Sep 2022 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Ocean Navigator, Canada & New England Ex Portland To Toronto

Departure: 26 Apr 2023 From: Cruise line: American Queen Voyages Cruise Ship: Ocean Navigator.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Portland to Toronto aboard Ocean Navigator. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Portland.

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Ocean Voyager, St Lawrence Seaway & Jewels Of French Canada Ex Portland To Toronto

Departure: 07 May 2023 From: Cruise line: American Queen Voyages Cruise Ship: Ocean Voyager.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 27 May 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 03 Jun 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 10 Jun 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 17 Jun 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 24 Jun 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 01 Jul 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 08 Jul 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 15 Jul 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 22 Jul 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 29 Jul 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 05 Aug 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 12 Aug 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 19 Aug 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Independence, Maine Coasts & Harbors Ex Portland Return

Departure: 26 Aug 2023 From: Cruise line: American Cruise Lines Cruise Ship: Independence.

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Ocean Navigator, Great Lakes Ex Portland To Port Colborne (niagara Falls)

Departure: 20 May 2024 From: Cruise line: American Queen Voyages Cruise Ship: Ocean Navigator.

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Ocean Voyager, Great Lakes Ex Portland To Port Colborne (niagara Falls)

Departure: 09 Jul 2024 From: Cruise line: American Queen Voyages Cruise Ship: Ocean Voyager.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Portland to Port Colborne aboard Victory I. Hotel stay pre-cruise in Portland.

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