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Make a vacation rental in Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA your home away from home

Portland is the largest city on Casco Bay, an inlet in the Gulf of Maine on the southern coast of Maine. Portland, Casco Bay Area self-catering accommodation offers the best of both worlds; urban comfort, shopping and dining and the sea with what is considered some of the best sailing in the world.

Things to do in Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA

Boats play a large part around a Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rental with ferries to the major and minor island, of which there is a very large number, pleasure boats, sailing boats and even a sunset cruise in the summer months. Peaks Island is the most populous island in Casco Bay and has 16 car ferries a day in the summer and has amusement parks, theatres, restaurants and cafes. Performance arts are also big in this area; opera, symphony orchestra, modern dance troupes, ballet as well as a thriving music scene, great music venues, outdoor concerts and fireworks both in the downtown area and on the islands.

Away from the water there are a myriad of trails and walks as well as interesting buildings and sights to see while staying in a Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rental. There are seven lighthouses including the Pocahontas Light which is the smallest registered lighthouse in the United States standing at just six feet tall. There are also six forts dating from 1808 to 1907 many of which served as important facilities during the two great wars. Also irresistible is the Old Port area with its cobblestone streets with revitalised warehouses on the waterfront housing interesting shops, restaurants and cafes; this is the place to find crafts from local artisans, with textiles, fashion, jewellery, and great specialty food.

Places to visit in Portland, Casco Bay Area

As well as getting out to some of the islands, like Eagle Island which was home to Admiral Robert Peary, the polar explorer, and his family from 1881 until 1955 and is now a registered Historic Site there are several interesting cities and beaches close to Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rentals. Brunswick, Yarmouth and Gorham are just three places with historic sights and interesting main streets; for beautiful stretches of sand and blue water head to Ogunquit, Kittery, Old Orchard Beach and many more.

Weather in Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA

At Portland, Casco Bay Area vacation rentals you can expect to enjoy a humid continental climate with warm summers and long, cold snowy winters. Monthly averages range from 20.4 centigrade in July with highs that can exceed 32 centigrade and -5 centigrade in January with lows that can exceed -18 centigrade.

Cheap flights to Portland, Casco Bay Area, USA

There are some very good deals for getting to self-catering vacation rentals from London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW) to Portland (PDX) with American Airlines, KLM, Delta, Air Canada and many more.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (38 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #144916
    38
    Viewed 102 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.6/5
      (7 reviews)
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      • 4 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 8
      House #4232093
      7
      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
        (17 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Cottage #3897642
        17
        Viewed 109 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (82 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 5
          Cottage #953622
          82
          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (27 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Apartment #897262vb
            27
            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (12 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #833864vb
              12
              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (41 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #3967410
                41
                Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (97 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Bungalow #973608
                  97
                  Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (18 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 5
                    House #914110vb
                    18
                    Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                      (20 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Condo #4238604
                      20
                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (24 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Condo #3538570
                        24
                        Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (77 reviews)
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                          • Studio
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #3780374
                          77
                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (34 reviews)
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                            • 4 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilet
                            • Sleeps 10
                            House #699034vb
                            34
                            Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (36 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Cottage #138154vb
                              36
                              Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                (21 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 5
                                Condo #3944741
                                21
                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (33 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  House #962008
                                  33
                                  Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (23 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Cottage #668910vb
                                    23
                                    Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (38 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      House #3785458
                                      38
                                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (16 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #735915vb
                                        16
                                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (43 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Townhome #3684592
                                          43
                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (5 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #4311812
                                            5
                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (36 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Apartment #499096vb
                                              36
                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 11
                                                House #720224vb
                                                13
                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (18 reviews)
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                                                  • 9 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 20
                                                  Estate #3799103
                                                  18
                                                  Viewed 85 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (39 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Condo #871843vb
                                                    39
                                                    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 3 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                      House #852940vb
                                                      20
                                                      Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (13 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Apartment #4208745
                                                        13
                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (30 reviews)
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                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                          House #232136
                                                          30
                                                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (41 reviews)
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                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                            House #465503vb
                                                            41
                                                            Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (24 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              House #714816vb
                                                              24
                                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                Cottage #115073
                                                                5
                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (59 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #3780005
                                                                  59
                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                    (23 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    House #597466vb
                                                                    23
                                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (29 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                      Cottage #153919vb
                                                                      29
                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (15 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                        House #12490vb
                                                                        15
                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (40 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #3953635
                                                                          40
                                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (12 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #879202vb
                                                                            12
                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (11 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #918265vb
                                                                              11
                                                                              Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (22 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Townhome #3723457
                                                                                22
                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (27 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Bungalow #669441vb
                                                                                  27
                                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (9 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    House #4263454
                                                                                    9
                                                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (11 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #24124vb
                                                                                      11
                                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (12 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #4169887
                                                                                        12
                                                                                        Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (33 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Cottage #483388vb
                                                                                          33
                                                                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (39 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #165589vb
                                                                                            39
                                                                                            Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                              (26 reviews)
                                                                                              View details for price
                                                                                              • Studio
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #3922300
                                                                                              26
                                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (54 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Condo #3955037
                                                                                                54
                                                                                                Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (18 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  Apartment #24126vb
                                                                                                  18
                                                                                                  Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (52 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 11
                                                                                                    House #333300vb
                                                                                                    52
                                                                                                    Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (20 reviews)
                                                                                                      View details for price
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                      House #691466vb
                                                                                                      20
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours