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“Gorgeous views and truly Maine” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Casco Bay

Casco Bay
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Narrated Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine Aboard a Vintage Fire Engine
Ranked #22 of 141 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
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“Gorgeous views and truly Maine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2014

We liked the Casco Bay so much we had our wedding reception on the ferry boat here. Beautiful to tour the islands, see a bit of Maine and have some fun! Highly recommend doing the ferry boat rides whenever you're in town.

Visited August 2013
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Branford, Connecticut, United States
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20 reviews
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“ride”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014

took a trip out to the islands I call it the mail boat nice ride and worth it they stop at some of the islands for people and mail great ride

Visited May 2013
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Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Ferry ride is a great way to relax”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

Casco bay is a place of great beauty and you can spend some quiet moments here simply watching the ships docking at the bay, the calm and peaceful waters and the sea gull hovering high above them. The cruise off the bay is an amazing way to relax and take in the beautiful natural scenery around you and explore some of the little islands that dot the ocean. Each island has restaurants that serve great food and every island is a different experience in itself. The cruise offers an amazing view of the city of Portland. The air is clean and clears your head. You cannot miss the beautiful whale murals. Enjoy the view of the busy Portland harbor as you relax on Casco bay.

Visited September 2013
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Princeton
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“Gorgeous”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

The Casco Bay is everything coastal Maine should be. Luckily for me, my nephew lives right on it so the dog and I enjoy its virtues year-round. If you're into sailing, it's a slice of heaven

Visited October 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“HOW DO YOU RATE A BAY?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Casco Bay is just beautiful. Over 200 islands, some inhabited and some not. Take the 90 minute harbor cruise at the wharf and find out all about it. So tranquil and serene. For a larger view, go to the Observatory and climb to the top. You will be able to get great photos of 7 or more islands at one time.

Visited September 2013
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