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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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      Excellent! 4.6/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Condo #4238604
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Condo #3538570
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #3967410
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Apartment #897262vb
            26
            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (72 reviews)
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              • Studio
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #3780374
              72
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (19 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Separate Toilets
                • Sleeps 10
                House #852940vb
                19
                Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                  (20 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Condo #3944741
                  20
                  Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #4311812
                    3
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (34 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Apartment #499096vb
                      34
                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (55 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #3780005
                        55
                        Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (38 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #3953635
                          38
                          Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (11 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #4169887
                            11
                            Viewed 60 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 13 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 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (12 reviews)
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                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 15
                                  House #150051
                                  12
                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (26 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #599460vb
                                    26
                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                      (23 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #3761369
                                      23
                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (18 reviews)
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        Apartment #4035331
                                        18
                                        Viewed 25 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
                                            (20 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Cottage #3687176
                                            20
                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.3/5
                                              (8 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #4221748
                                              8
                                              Viewed 8 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
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (12 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Cottage #873455vb
                                                  12
                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #4135704
                                                    1
                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (13 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #826140vb
                                                      13
                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        House #557755vb
                                                        Viewed 34 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 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (10 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Apartment #707683vb
                                                            10
                                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                              Cottage #807139vb
                                                              5
                                                              Viewed 25 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 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                  Cottage #422946vb
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #608597vb
                                                                    12
                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Apartment #1038716vb
                                                                      4
                                                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        House #589984vb
                                                                        16
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Condo #1039316vb
                                                                          Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Cottage #4367081
                                                                            Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #37511vb
                                                                              9
                                                                              Viewed 30 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 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Cottage #348134vb
                                                                                  7
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                    Cottage #884859vb
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Apartment #4293292
                                                                                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Condo #3556845
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Condo #795910vb
                                                                                          5
                                                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #4330469
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              House #7038034
                                                                                              4
                                                                                              Viewed 8 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 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  Cottage #340142vb
                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    • Studio
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Studio #896311vb
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (1 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #4463607
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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