24-Hour Foodie Itinerary in Greater Portland, Maine
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by vp-media
1w ago
Eat Your Way Through a Day in Portland, Maine fine-dining, outdoor eats, waterfront views In Greater Portland, Maine, culinary adventures await around every corner – from casual, waterfront eats to fine-dining prix fix. Nestled along the shores of Casco Bay, this vibrant city is a haven for foodies. Holy Donut on Commercial Street Photo Credits: Capshore Photography Becky’s Diner Photo Credits: Capshore Photography Burrata salad from Gather in Maine, Photo credit to Capshore Photography Hat, sunglasses and Kombucha flight, Photo Credit: Capshore Photography Fried Scallop Plate with Beer Dow ..read more
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10 Best Day Trips under 30 Minutes from Portland, Maine
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by Kirstie Archambault
1w ago
10 Best Day Trips Thirty Minutes (or less) from Portland, Maine As a major cultural and world-class culinary destination, Portland serves as the perfect launch pad for area towns across the Greater Portland, Maine region. Embark on a journey through the vibrant coastal communities and scenic landscapes surrounding Portland, Maine, where each destination offers its own unique charm and New England allure.  Photo Credit (L to R): Serena Folding, PGM Photography, Serena Folding From bustling shopping meccas to tranquil hiking trails and historic landmarks, these day trips under 30 minute ..read more
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Live Music Guide for Greater Portland 2024
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by vp-editor
2w ago
Hoping to catch some live music on your next visit to Greater Portland, Maine? Here’s a round-up of some fantastic spots to enjoy music in both lively and laidback settings across Portland. For more visit our area towns for even more coastal New England charm. Photo Credits (T to B, L to R): GLP Films, Portland Chamber Music Festival, Lauren Peters Upcoming Events For a list of what’s coming up in the Greater Portland check out our Events Calendar for shows, concerts, live music, and more. Start here. ferry with water, Photo Credits: Peter Morneau Photography Western Promenade Free Conce ..read more
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Find Your Dream Destination Wedding Location in Maine
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by Kirstie Archambault
3w ago
10 reasons to pick Maine for your dream destination wedding New England Wedding Destination for 2024 Maine, known for its rugged coastline, sandy beaches, picturesque lighthouses, and charming coastal towns, has emerged as a sought-after destination for couples seeking an unforgettable wedding experience.  From breathtaking natural landscapes to world-class cuisine and hospitality, here are ten compelling reasons to choose Maine for your destination wedding. Photo Credits (T to B, L to R): Novae Film + Photo, Serena Folding, His and Hers Creative, Luke’s Lobster 1 | Nature’s Backdrop ..read more
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Maine’s Regional Activities Drive Meeting Attendance Year-Round
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by Kirstie Archambault
3w ago
Maine’s Regional Activities Drive Meeting Attendance Year-Round Searching for an appealing meeting destination that drives attendance is a tall task. To attract attendees away from home, you need to select a setting that provides an engaging and meaningful group travel experience. Hosting a meeting or conference in Portland puts your attendees near activities in different regions of Maine, giving them the opportunity to get out and explore or stay and play post-meeting — and giving you a strategic attendance driver. While each of the state’s regions offers unique year-round and seasonal activ ..read more
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St. Patrick’s Celebration Guide to Greater Portland, Maine
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by Kirstie Archambault
2M ago
There is a saying in Ireland, “the craic was mighty.”  In their words, it means they’ve had a bit of fun. So, in that spirit, here’s your guide to finding some mighty fun celebrations or “good craic” to kick off your St. Patrick’s Day in style in Greater Portland. Photo Credits: Serena Folding Where to Start Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Annual St. Patrick’s Parade Join the procession winding through the streets of Portland, Maine for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. Adorned with green décor, festive floats, and lively music – keep an eye out for traditional Irish dancers ..read more
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Non-Alcoholic Beverages/Mocktails 101 in Portland, Maine
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by Kirstie Archambault
2M ago
Sip and Savor through Southern Maine Mocktails + Non-Alcoholic Drinks Portland, Maine and its surrounding areas are renowned for a vibrant culinary scene, boasting world-class food and drink options. From local breweries, wineries, and distilleries to a plethora of craft cocktail tastings, the region offers something to satisfy every palate. What truly sets the region apart is its commitment to providing a little something for everyone. With the rising popularity of local juices, sodas, and innovative drinks like kombucha and jun, it’s easier than ever to find delicious mocktails and alcohol ..read more
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Unforgettable Winter Team Building in Maine
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by Kirstie Archambault
2M ago
Chill Vibes + Warm Bonds: Team Building in Greater Portland, Maine As the winter season blankets the picturesque snowy coast of Maine, businesses are finding unique ways to foster team spirit and create lasting memories. In this article, we explore a trifecta of local businesses that offer the perfect blend of relaxation, camaraderie, and creativity for your staff winter team building experience. Alouette Beach Resort, Photo by: Lauren Peters / Visit PortlandBatson River Brewing, Photo by: Lauren Peters / Visit PortlandCustom Sea Bags, Photo by: Lauren Peters / Visit Portland BREATHTAKING B ..read more
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Maine Makes Winter Meetings Magical
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by Kirstie Archambault
3M ago
With four full, scenic seasons, any time of the year is the best time to meet in Maine. While each season gives groups the opportunity to enjoy unique outdoor activities, the beauty is the majority of world-class cuisine, arts and culture, and attractions stay open year-round. And we’ll let you in on one of our destination’s best kept secrets: Locals might argue that winter is their favorite season. Here’s how to plan your winter meeting in Maine. Photo Credits (clockwise from top): CFW Photography, Pineland Farms, NNEPRA, Serena Folding WHAT TO EXPECT FOR YOUR WINTER MEETING IN MAINE From ..read more
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10 Local Tips to Level-Up Your Destination Wedding in Maine
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by Kirstie Archambault
3M ago
Ten Ideas for an Unforgettable Wedding Experience in Maine With breathtaking landscapes, quaint coastal towns, and inviting hospitality – Maine offers the perfect canvas for your dream wedding. Take your dream destination wedding to the next level with these ten essential tips to guide you. And if you’re still weighing the ideal location for your destination wedding, keep reading to find see how bringing in the magic of Maine can set your big day apart. Not sure where to start? Reach out today. Photo Credit: Novae Film + Photo, The Vermont Flannel Co.Double H Photography, Sunday River City ..read more
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