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  • 1. Old Port

    Go see the Only dance club in the old port 51 Wharf... The Old Port had so much to do. the shops were new and fun. the food in the area was amazing. but the one thing i was amazed about was this club...

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  • 2. Lighthouses of Portland & the Area

    visit the Observatory 138 Progress Street. It is a former lighthouse converted in sea observatory. Open : 10AM to 5PM. Nearby (Progress Street), there is also Saint Laurent Church which has a curious...

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  • 3. Immediately shovel off the snow on garage driveway

    I was surprised that locals often immediately use to shovel the snow from their garage driveway. This will prevent ice building when the snow melts and freeze...

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  • 4. Cooking lobster

    It is much cheaper to buy live lobster in Maine and cook it by yourself than to eat out at the restaurant. Simple cooking steps:1) Get a pot with a lid and put...

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  • 5. Lobsters, clams, seafood

    One of best thing in Maine to eat the fresh seafood. The lobster with melted butter, the thick clam chowder and fish and chips. Naturally, I have devored many...

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  • 6. Acadia - Friendly wildlife

    Guess who came for breakfast at the fire site of the camp-site.A chipmunk. Not sure if it was Alvin (Cartoon chipmunk character) in disguise but it was not...

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  • 7. November 1 2003

    Festivals are a big part of Portland charm. There is an up coming Maine Breweers festival on Nove mber 1 2003. See details at www.mainebrew.com D.L. Geary...

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  • 8. Check out Deering Oaks

    The brown paper bags of shelled nuts or popcorn for sale at the l;ittle castle to feed to the squirrels Seeing the ducks on the pond and playing on the grass...

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  • 9. a small city

    It is fairly easy to find your way around Portland . The interior of the Cathedral in the foreground is lovely white marble. You can see the observatory just to...

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  • 10. Learn a little about the...

    Learn a little about the history of Portland - English settlers established themselves on the peninsula in 1632 and the bay area became part of the...

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  • 11. While visiting Portland you...

    While visiting Portland you should eat at The Great Lost Bear at least once (do not go if you're pressed for time because service is SLOW, but the food is...

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  • 12. Take a walk by the seaside and...

    Take a walk by the seaside and enjoy some nice ocean air. We actually came off season and didn't get to do some activities -being things were closed, and it was...

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  • 13. I really didn't have a lot of...

    I really didn't have a lot of time in Portland but it was a great place from what i could see. The towns folk was so nice and went out of their way to help you...

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  • 14. Casco Bay Ale

    Get local and enjoy their microbrews. Seemed to taste similar to Bar Harbor Ale and accompinied the Lobster perfectly. Just one though...I'm driving to Acadia!

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  • 15. at the library

    Portland has a wide variety of people from diffrerent backgrounds and cultures. There are lots of activities ranging from the arts to sporting events suited for...

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