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 July, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -1 ˚F. The wettest month in Portland is June with 9.53 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.95 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Portland

Browse vacation rentals from all the best providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 533 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Portland, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. If you are wanting to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Portland comes in at $25 per night. On average, an accommodation in Portland will cost you $199 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Portland can choose from 280 places to stay that include WiFi. 40 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout routine by staying at one of 12 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Portland, you'll want to pick from 246 places to stay that provide parking. 11 vacation rentals come with 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.

We compare vacation rentals, hotels and other bespoke accommodation types from many providers in Portland, including 267 places to stay from Airbnb, 14 accommodations from Priceline and 8 places to stay from Agoda

392 of the accommodations in Portland have been reviewed and rated. 90% are rated great. 122 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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