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"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
From $54.00
 
Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
From $54.00

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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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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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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 overnight. Also if someone fall over your...
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SLLiew
Aug 02, 2007

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 enough water to cover lobster...
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SLLiew
Aug 02, 2007

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 lobsters when in Maine.Caution: Use a nut...
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SLLiew
Aug 02, 2007

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 talking in any funny chipmunk accent.It was...
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SLLiew
Nov 07, 2006
 
 
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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 Brewing Co. (1986) | Gritty McDuff's Brewing...
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BabciaMaine
Oct 30, 2003

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 or in the playground as a child. Do not...
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BabciaMaine
May 14, 2003

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 the left and behind the Cathedral where...
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BabciaMaine
Apr 10, 2003

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 Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1652. After the...
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Pamela_Peace
Sep 02, 2002

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 great, the menu huge--both drink and...
DesiraeAPS
Aug 26, 2002

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 quite cold. Take a boat tour of the...
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vrage
Aug 25, 2002

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 if you needed it. The landscape was so...
MTV.Timonen
Aug 24, 2002

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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chodearm
Sep 07, 2004

Top Hotels in Portland

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1050 Westbrook Street, Portland, Maine, 04102, United States
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468 Fore Street, Portland, Maine, 04101, United States
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20 Milk Street, Portland, Maine, 04101, United States
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145 Fore Street, Portland, Maine, 04101, United States
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88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine, 04101, United States
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200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, Maine, 04106, United States
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Top Things to Do in Portland

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Lighthouses of Portland & the Area

We started with Two Lights, a pair of lighthouses near Portland. Neither one is very exciting to photograph. One is now part of a private home, but there is a small beach close by and you can stop...
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Longfellow House

The home is open May-Ocotber from 10-5 Mon-sat and 12-5 on Sunday. The home was built in 1785 and restored in 1850's. The Maine Historical Society is attached to the home and part of the tour. Tickets...
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Eastern Promenade

The Eastern Prom is a large grassy park that slopes down to Casco Bay. The views from up here are some of the nicest in the area!! It's a great place for a picnic, to sit with a book, toss a frisbe,...
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Portland Museum of Art

Worth spending an hour or two here. There is an eclectic mix of work and the paintings are well displayed. I was advised to start on the fourth flor and work my way down. I did as advised although I...
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Portland City Hall

Merrill Auditorium is the historic auditorium at Portland City Hall. It's home to the Portland Symphony Orchestra and PCA Great Performances. The performance schedule is a little light in the summer...
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Allagash Brewery

This is a must stop for the beer lover or craft beer enthusiast as some would call us. Free beer flight daily and a bunch of really cool options to choose from. This is one of the stops off of the...
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Top 5 Portland Writers

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Jefie

"A beautiful town seated by the sea"
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BruceDunning

"Coast and Trees for Dual Touring"
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SLLiew

"Portland, Maine"
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BabciaMaine

"Autumn to Spring"
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TempNomad

"Welcome to Portland"
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