Portland, ME Vacation Rentals

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Portland Travel Guide

The vibrant city of Portland, Maine boasts a coastal location along the Casco Bay for vacationers to escape from the bright lights of the big cities and enjoy the fresh sea air instead. From outdoor recreation and museums to historic streets and laidback vibes, Portland is a vacation you can't miss. For shopping, visitors can head down Commercial Street, with cafés and restaurants, too, as well as stunning maritime scenes and charming buildings. There is also the Maine Mall for some shopping. Dining in Portland offers something for everyone with everything from casual cafés to upscale dining with a waterfront view. Of course, fresh seafood is a favorite here in Portland.

Things to Do in Portland

To enjoy beautiful views over Portland, head to the Portland Observatory. There are unforgettable views over the harbor from the lookout point, located right on Munjoy Hill. For art lovers, head over to the Portland Museum of Art, which has large collections of pieces from the 18th century onwards. To enjoy architecture and to see historic homes in Portland, visitors can tour Victoria Mansion, which was built in the 19th century. For railroad enthusiasts, check out the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co and Museum to learn more about the railway system in the state. To enjoy beautiful views of the coast, head to Casco Bay and stroll along the Eastern Promenade.

Best Time to Visit Portland

The most popular time to visit Portland is during the summer and the fall for the colorful leaves.

Price and Availability in Portland

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Portland tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Portland tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Portland is in August, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Portland is in the high season in July. Portland has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Portland

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Portland. The warmest months in Portland are June and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Portland is February with 5.72 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.68 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Portland

Browse vacation rentals from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Portland has 533 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Portland is only $25 per night. A typical vacation rental in Portland costs on average $199 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 280 accommodations in Portland that have WiFi. We have 40 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 12 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Portland? Then choose one of the 246 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 11 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

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We combine a wide variety of Portland accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 267 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from Priceline and 8 places to stay from Agoda.

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