Maine Bucket List ~ Greater Portland Region

Today we head to the region of Maine that holds its largest city: Portland.

Cape Elizabeth

  • Fort Williams Park: This large park holds several historic sites.
  • Portland Head Light: Explore this picturesque lighthouse located within Fort Williams Park.


  • L.L. Bean: Explore the largest (and first ever) L.L. Bean at its flagship store.


  • First Parish Church: Visit this historic church that was built in the 1800’s for a congregation that existed since the 1600s!
  • Mackworth Island: Hike the perimeter of the island.
  • Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse: Walk out on the breakwater to view this lighthouse.


  • Bradbury Mountain State Park: Hike trails along this mountain. There’s a loop trail designed for hikers of all abilities.


  • Scarborough Marsh: Explore this salt water marsh area.

South Portland

  • Bug Light Park: Enjoy this ocean walkway that leads to this little lighthouse.

All attractions found in the 2021 Maine Travel Planner.


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