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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
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    • 4 BR
    • 3 BA
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    House #852940vb
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      Apartment #3967410
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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        Apartment #3953635
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          Condo #4238604
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            Apartment #3780374
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
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              House #879800vb
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 2 BR
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                Apartment #897262vb
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                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Condo #3944741
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    • 3 BR
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                    Apartment #4035331
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                      • 2 BR
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                      Apartment #4311812
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
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                        Cottage #873455vb
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
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                          Condo #935454
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                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Apartment #3780005
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Apartment #499096vb
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Apartment #826140vb
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #4167290
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                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Apartment #599460vb
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                                      Very Good! 4.1/5
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Apartment #4221748
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
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                                        Apartment #1038716vb
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          • 3 BR
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                                          House #608597vb
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                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
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                                            Condo #994365
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                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
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                                              Condo #3556845
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                                                • 3 BR
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                                                Apartment #4293292
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #707683vb
                                                  10
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
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                                                    House #746656vb
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                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                      Apartment #616791vb
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                                                        • 2 BR
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                                                        Apartment #4135704
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          House #589984vb
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                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                            Condo #3538570
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                                                              Cottage #807139vb
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                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                Apartment #565305vb
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Townhome #3798869
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 5 BA
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                                                                    Lodge #831177vb
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                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #983767
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 11
                                                                        House #720224vb
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                                                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 15
                                                                          House #150051
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                                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            House #719895vb
                                                                            10
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (37 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #144916
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                                                                              Viewed 120 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Cottage #4169887
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                                                                                Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
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                                                                                  Lodge #831751vb
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                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    House #511085vb
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                                                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      House #7119062
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                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #890284vb
                                                                                        5
                                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #3947552
                                                                                          4
                                                                                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (20 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #3687176
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                                                                                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                                              Cottage #422946vb
                                                                                              3
                                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                House #579929vb
                                                                                                5
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                  Cottage #340142vb
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                                    Condo #1039316vb
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                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Cottage #727285vb
                                                                                                      11
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