Portland & Casco Bay Region
Greater Portland Region, a four-season destination in southern Maine, offers scenic beauty, recreational opportunities and a wealth of historic and cultural attractions. Maine’s metropolitan area sits right on lovely Casco Bay, a gateway to historic forts and lighthouses. Day and night, Portland’s bustling waterfront is alive with activity and people: fisherman and ferries; sightseeing cruises and pleasure boats; restaurants and shops. A four-season recreational wonderland, Portland is surrounded by classic New England villages, wide sandy beaches, and Freeport, home of renowned L.L. Bean.
Best seen by boat[x]Best Seen By BoatBaker Island LighthouseDowneast & Acadia · Bar HarborCape Elizabeth LightGreater Portland & Casco Bay · Cape ElizabethDice Head LightMid-Coast · CastineGrindle Point LightMid-Coast · IsleboroLubec Channel LightDowneast & Acadia · LubecProspect Harbor LightDowneast & Acadia · Prospect HarborDoubling Point Light StationMid-Coast · RocklandMark Island Light (Deer Isle Thorofare Light)Downeast & Acadia · StoningtonHendricks Head LightMid-Coast · West SouthportCape Neddick "Nubble" LightThe Maine Beaches · YorkBear Island LighthouseDowneast & AcadiaBlue Hill Bay LighthouseDowneast & AcadiaBoon Island LighthouseThe Maine BeachesBurnt Island Light StationMid-CoastCuckholds LighthouseMid-CoastCurtis Island LighthouseMid-CoastEgg Rock Light StationDowneast & AcadiaFranklin Island LightMid-CoastGoat Island Light StationThe Maine BeachesGoose Rocks LighthouseMid-CoastGreat Duck Island Light StationDowneast & AcadiaHalfway Rock LightGreater Portland & Casco BayHeron Neck Light StationMid-CoastIndian Island Light StationMid-CoastLibby Island Light StationDowneast & AcadiaMachias Seal Island LightDowneast & AcadiaMatinicus Rock Light StationMid-CoastMoose Peak LightDowneast & AcadiaMount Desert Rock LighthouseDowneast & AcadiaNarraguagus Light StationDowneast & AcadiaNash Island LightDowneast & AcadiaPerkins Island Light StationMid-CoastPetit Manan PointDowneast & AcadiaPond Island LightMid-CoastRam Island LedgeGreater Portland & Casco BaySaddleback Ledge Light StationMid-CoastSeguin Island Light StationMid-CoastSpring Point Ledge LighthouseGreater Portland & Casco BaySquirrel Point Light StationMid-CoastTenants Harbor LighthouseMid-CoastTwo Bush Island LightMid-CoastWhaleback Ledge Light StationThe Maine BeachesWhitlocks Mill Light StationDowneast & AcadiaWinter Harbor LightDowneast & AcadiaWood Island Light StationThe Maine Beaches
Grounds-only visitation allowed[x]Grounds-only visitationBass Harbor Head LightDowneast & Acadia · Bass HarborPemaquid Point LightMid-Coast · BristolDice Head LightMid-Coast · CastineGrindle Point LightMid-Coast · IsleboroMonhegan Island Lighthouse and MuseumMid-Coast · Monhegan IslandOwls Head LightMid-Coast · Owls HeadMarshall Point LightMid-Coast · Port ClydeRockland Breakwater LightMid-Coast · RocklandFort Point LightMid-Coast · Stockton SpringsMark Island Light (Deer Isle Thorofare Light)Downeast & Acadia · StoningtonBrown's Head LightMid-Coast · VinalhavenBurnt Coat Harbor LighthouseDowneast & AcadiaKennebec River Range LightsMid-CoastMatinicus Rock Light StationMid-CoastPortland Breakwater Light "Bug Light"Greater Portland & Casco BayRam Island Light StationMid-CoastRockland Harbor SWMid-Coast
Museum or display inside at least one building[x]Museum or DisplayPemaquid Point LightMid-Coast · BristolMonhegan Island Lighthouse and MuseumMid-Coast · Monhegan IslandMarshall Point LightMid-Coast · Port ClydeMarshall Point Lighthouse MuseumMid-Coast · Port ClydeRockland Breakwater LightMid-Coast · RocklandSpring Point Ledge LighthouseGreater Portland & Casco Bay