Munjoy Hill has become one of the most desirable locations to live and vacation in Maine's largest city. This is a friendly and eclectic neighborhood with a mix of long-time residents and newcomers alike. The neighborhood is popular because of its proximity to the 2 acre Eastern Promenade Park, local restaurants, and shops. It is an easy walk to the coffee shop and Rosemont Market, where you will find fresh produce, meats, cheeses and wines.
Walk or bike to the Casco Bay Ferry and spend a few hours or the day on one of the 'calendar islands' in Casco Bay. SailMaine offers the use of their boats to experienced boaters for a small fee or take lessons from them and learn to sail.
Munjoy Hill has a vibrant artist community. The Society for East End Arts (SEA) holds 2 annual events--a holiday sale in December and open studio tour in June. Many artists also open their studios during Portland's First Friday Artwalk each month.
Portland is a foodie town. We have so much wonderful food to choose from. Visit the highly acclaimed Farmer's Market for locally raised fruits, vegetables and even meats. Wondering where to eat out tonight? The choices of great food are endless. Walk to the Front Room, the Blue Spoon or Bar Lola on Munjoy Hill. For a little more exercise before your meal, take the East End trail into downtown Portland's Old Port to dine at any one of many delicious restaurants. Food carts are new to Portland, and we are loving these new additions to our food scene.
Feel like heading to the beach? We are 20 minutes to the lovely beaches in Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough. Head down to the East End Beach to launch your kayak, paddleboard, or windsurfer.
In the summer, catch an outdoor concert or a movie. As a small city, Portland offers everything from museums to galleries to fine dining. We're casual. There are not too many where shorts or jeans are not the wardrobe of choice!