|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$795.00|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$10.00|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$1.33|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$40.00|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$26.67|
|Local draught beer||$1.50|
Maine is a beautiful part of New England to tour and there are lots of interesting places to spend some time. Portland is the largest city in Maine and a great base for a vacation here. For visitors the most convenient way to get there is by plane and there are cheap flights to Portland which makes the journey even more tempting to take.
The marina and waterfront in Portland is a must see attraction in the city and where a lot of activity takes place. Check out the boating and canoeing facilities here and the great places to dine al fresco in good weather. This is a busy and vibrant area and the heart of town. The historic old town with its cobbled streets is another good place to explore in Portland. There are museums which are interesting to visitors too. The Portland Museum of Art is one and the Maine Historical Society and Museum another. The galleries are lovely to browse in Portland too and much of the art is inspired by the surrounding natural beauty. Flighthub has the best deal to Portland and is a good website to use when planning a vacation.
The area around Maine is beautiful at any time of the year but especially in fall when the leaves change colour. Winter is pretty special too and there are a number of places to go skiing and snowshoeing in and around Portland. The walks around the area are also a major reason for visiting this area. Many visitors take a tour of the harbour and coast in Portland which is very scenic.
In Portland there are lots of great places to eat in town and seafood is a specialty here. There are international menus too and the quality is generally high. The cheap flights to Portland are perfect for a weekend here and with interesting theatres and museums and plenty of places to dine out this is a wonderful destination to visit.