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Old Port

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“quaint shops”(13 reviews)
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All reviews cobblestone streets fore street quaint shops great shopping lots of shops working waterfront walk around seafood great place to visit few blocks commercial street new england nice walk cruise ship casco bay stroll maine
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked in the Old Port on a lovely and clear winter weekend day. Freezing cold out, but the charm kept me going. Fun stores, plenty of coffee shops and restaurants in the area -- a fun day!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank b0nnieb00p
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone needs to walk the port. History, and views. The life...only way to describe it... Needs to be witnessed. The people here are friendly and the smell of the sea is revitalizing . The eats along the port are not too shabby and some great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Growing up in Maine i never realized how amazing this place was until after traveling more and more. The smell of salt in the air, the sound of seagulls and boat horns is what makes this place truly special. With lobster boats coming in and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wilsons26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting family and wandered around Old Port. Great selection of stores and restaurants, some of my favorites was LeRoux Kitchen which has a great selection of kitchen items, balsamic vinegars you can taste, jams and other food items. We also stopped into the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karencA6053NC
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

If you want quaint stores, wonderful food, live music, and a fun pub scene all within easy walking - this is HEAVEN!! All just right off the water so it’s beautiful to boot !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 68micheller
Reviewed 9 December 2018

fun area with several states full of unique boutique shops, pubs, restaurants, ice cream shops and more. we loved it - though one or 2 days is probably enough to see the entire area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jlneighbors
Reviewed 30 November 2018

One of our favorite places to shop or take visitors from away. Loads of interesting shops with all manner of crafts and quality . A restaurant or pub every few feet. Historic buildings and even cobblestones. Easy walking through the entire area with parking garages...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Warren H
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We spent several hours in late afternoon just strolling past the boats, bars, restaurants, shops. Had some good live music, Some fun shops. It was cool but sunny and being close to the ocean added an extra benefit. There was a cruise ship docked, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S4136XSdavidb
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We spent an afternoon in the Old Port area, it was a great, fun time. We shopped in the cute little shops, ate fresh off the boat lobster rolls at a seafood shack on the water, enjoyed Maine potato donuts at the Holy Donut on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Exptraveler2013
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I visited Portland Maine in October and stayed for a week,the 'Old Port' is beautiful and has an array of restaurants to choose from, plus day trips out on the ferry ⛴, lots to see and do

Date of experience: October 2018
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14 January 2019|
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Response from Dyanne D | Reviewed this property |
You'll have a wonderful time in Bangor as well as Portland. There are trolleys in Portland that do a combination 1-2 hour trolley trip through the historic spots of Portland which are tremendously informative and cover the... More
8 December 2018|
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Response from Navigate824593 | Reviewed this property |
I visited Portland Maine at the beginning of October (2018) and stayed in the Holiday Inn by the bay, it was fabulous and all the staff were friendly and helpful, we had a fridge and a microwave in our room, which was... More
17 February 2018|
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