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A holiday rental home in Portland, Maine is a lovely choice for your next breakaway to New England

Portland is a wonderful spot for a holiday. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, you will have access to all manner of outdoor activities and many interesting attractions. A holiday rental home in Portland will feel like your home away from home.

Things to Do on Holiday to Portland, Maine

Summer and winter offer their share of exciting activities in the out of doors. During the warmer months enjoy boat rides to nearby islands, swimming, fishing, hiking and cycling. The countryside is beautiful and there are many nearby trails. Whether you want a leisurely hike or something more challenging you will find it here. During the winter, nearby ski resorts provide the opportunity for skiing, snowmobile excursions and snowboarding. Visitors who are lucky enough to be in Portland during the fall will be treated to a vibrant colour display as the foliage turns from green to many shades of red, yellow, orange and gold.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Portland, Maine

Museums and historic sites are some of the most popular places to visit whilst in Portland. The Portland Museum of Art boasts works from many well-known artists. The Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine is a great place to spend an afternoon with the kids. Even if you come for the outdoor activities, keep this spot in mind in case it rains during your stay. The Victoria Mansion is a beautiful example of a house from the pre-Civil War era. You will feel as though you stepped back in time when you see this lovely home. The Wadsworth Longfellow House was built in 1786, and once was home to the famous writer.

Weather in Portland, Maine

Cold winters and warm summers are what you will find whilst on holiday to Portland. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -11° and -1° C and the average highs are -1° to 9° C. In the spring the average lows are 2° to 7° C and the average highs are 12° to 18° C. During the summer, the average lows are 12° to 15° C and the highs are 23° to 26° C. There is between 80 and 125 mm of rain or snow per month. Maine is quite well-known for its heavy snow fall, but don’t let that scare you away. The snow-covered countryside is beautiful and there are many snow-related activities to enjoy.

Travel to Portland, Maine

The nearest airport to Portland is Portland International Jetport (PWM) which is about 5 km away. Logan International Airport (BOS) is located 156 km from Portland. You will need a car for use during your stay.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (37 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #144916
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilets
      • Sleeps 10
      House #852940vb
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Condo #3538570
        24
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          Excellent! 4.6/5
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 2
          Condo #4238604
          13
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            Exceptional! 5/5
            (68 reviews)
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            • Studio
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #3780374
            68
            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (36 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #3967410
              36
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (23 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Apartment #897262vb
                23
                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Condo #3944741
                  19
                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (6 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #4169887
                    6
                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (30 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #3953635
                      30
                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (52 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #3780005
                        52
                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #4311812
                          1
                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (30 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 2
                            Apartment #499096vb
                            30
                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (10 reviews)
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                              • 5 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 15
                              House #150051
                              10
                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (12 reviews)
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                                • 4 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 11
                                House #720224vb
                                12
                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (10 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  House #746656vb
                                  10
                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (16 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    Apartment #4035331
                                    16
                                    Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (15 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Condo #935454
                                      15
                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (10 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Cottage #873455vb
                                        10
                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Very Good! 4.1/5
                                          (7 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #4221748
                                          7
                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (20 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Cottage #3687176
                                            20
                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                              (20 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Apartment #3761369
                                              20
                                              Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (24 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                Apartment #983767
                                                24
                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (24 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #599460vb
                                                  24
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                    Cottage #422946vb
                                                    3
                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #826140vb
                                                      8
                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (10 reviews)
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                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Apartment #707683vb
                                                        10
                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (9 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Condo #994365
                                                          9
                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (6 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            House #7119062
                                                            6
                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              Apartment #4135704
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #4167290
                                                                13
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (12 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #608597vb
                                                                  12
                                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    Cottage #807139vb
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (13 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      House #589984vb
                                                                      13
                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Cottage #4367081
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                                          House #557755vb
                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #37511vb
                                                                            8
                                                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Townhome #3798869
                                                                              7
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #833366vb
                                                                                5
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (16 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Apartment #616791vb
                                                                                  16
                                                                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    House #711050vb
                                                                                    8
                                                                                    Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #926590vb
                                                                                      5
                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (4 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #7038034
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          Cottage #340142vb
                                                                                          1
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                            (4 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Condo #3556845
                                                                                            4
                                                                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (11 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              Cottage #727285vb
                                                                                              11
                                                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • Studio
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Studio #896311vb
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  House #3740012
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #580163vb
                                                                                                    13
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                      (4 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #3947552
                                                                                                      4
                                                                                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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