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 hottest month in Portland is June, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Portland is January with 8.27 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.42 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Portland

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 533 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Portland, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Portland can be affordable - the lowest price accommodation is available at $25 a night. A typical accommodation in Portland costs on average $199 a night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Portland can choose from 280 places to stay that provide WiFi. 40 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 12 places to stay that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Portland? Then choose one of the 246 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 11 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 52 pet-friendly places to stay in Portland, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

In Portland AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 267 places to stay from Airbnb, 8 accommodations from Priceline and 8 places to stay from Agoda.

392 of our rentals in Portland have been rated by previous guests. They rated 90% as great. 122 accommodations allow instant booking.

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