Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Portland Arts District is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, live music and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Portland Arts District. This cosmopolitan and welcoming city entices travellers with its restaurants and shopping. For a bit of culture, visit Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Children's Museum of Maine or Portland Museum of Art. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Portland Arts District

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Portland Arts District a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southworth Planetarium (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portland Arts District

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Portland Arts District is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deering Oaks Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Eastern Promenade (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • East End Beach (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Willard Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sand Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Mackworth Island (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Portland Arts District

Fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown Portland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 73 holiday lettings around Downtown Portland. From 58 flats & apartments to 7 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown Portland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown Portland:

  • Pine Point: 271 holiday homes
  • Fortunes Rocks: 34 holiday homes
  • Peaks Island: 65 holiday homes
  • Willard: 29 holiday homes
  • Bailey Island: 137 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown Portland? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown Portland. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • International Cryptozoology Museum: 1,346 holiday lettings
  • Merrill Auditorium: 1,312 holiday lettings
  • Museum of African Culture: 1,327 holiday lettings
  • McLellan-Sweat Mansion: 1,338 holiday lettings
  • Cross Insurance Arena: 1,326 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown Portland listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown Portland?

Yes, of course. offers 58 Flats in Downtown Portland. Our other popular types of Downtown Portland holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Downtown Portland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 70 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Downtown Portland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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