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“Ferry Out to Peaks Island”
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Casco Bay
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Stand Up Paddleboard Tour in Casco Bay
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Sea Kayak Tour in Casco Bay
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Narrated Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine Aboard a Vintage Fire Engine
Ranked #23 of 151 things to do in Portland
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Owner description: Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and cruise lines; also look for the many photogenic lighthouses.
Atlanta, Georgia
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Ferry Out to Peaks Island”
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Highly recommend taking the ferry out to Peaks Island, renting a bike (at Brad's Bikes, go left after getting off ferry). We had fun, then ominous clouds rolled in...

Visited September 2013
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Upstate NY
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful Bay”
Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

Casco Bay is beautiful -- lots of boats and yachts docked at shore to see, makes for some really pretty pictures. Take one of the many cruise operators out to see the shoreline from the water, you'll learn about the history of the area and take in fantastic views. A relaxing place to spend the day or afternoon.

Visited September 2013
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Kentucky
Level 6 Contributor
282 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Portland Discovery Tours is a great way to see the bay”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We selected this operator because of the medium size boats with easy access, not too crowded. Interesting narrator while underway. Bar on board with all kinds of beverages and snacks.
Boat was very stable and safe, good visibility for all passengers. Lighthouse Lovers Cruise route covered all of the lighthouses, Peaks Island, various forts in about 2 hours. $22 for adults was a good investment. Located on Long Wharf

Visited September 2013
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Foxboro, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Moonlight Run”
Reviewed 28 August 2013

After dinner we took the Casco bay line boats Moonlight Run. We had a great time the weather was good and being able to bring our own bottle wine just added to the good times.

Visited August 2013
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Brielle, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
154 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Beautiful Isolated Beach”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Our local friends took us to a quiet, isolated beach area on Casco Bay. The views were great, and the water was calm, even warm enough for non-Mainers to swim in. The access was quite rocky, and not for anyone with mobility issues, however. There are many other more easily accessible beaches, the views are equally lovely, and the water inviting. Just ask the hotel front desk, or the visitor center.

Visited August 2013
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