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Ship traffic here runs the gamut from lobster boats to oil tankers and cruise lines; also look for the many photogenic lighthouses.
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Portland, ME
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Reviewed yesterday

Scenic Casco Bay is centered on Portland and is easily viewed via car, on foot at Portland's waterfront, or via one of several different tours.

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

The perfect low budget way to get a beautiful tour of Casco Bay and the Islands is to buy a ticket on the mailboat out of the ferry terminal right on Commercial Street. Sit outside if the weather is good near one of the speakers...More

3  Thank cometdogamundo
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I would definately recommend taking these to the islands. Casco Bay Lines has a Mail boat run and it goes to all the islands

Thank momnmaine
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Cisco Bay is littered with numerous islands and that makes it a picturesque place to gaze at, boat through etc. I love flying over it - unreal views.

Thank Jim N
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Very beautiful bay to view and relax. Great sunrises and sunsets. Lots of trails in the area to walk and have a relaxing time.

1  Thank Ken Q
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We did a tour of the city, which also included a cruise around Casco Bay, the islands, lighthouses etc. It's incredibly beautiful, peaceful, and quaint. A very relaxing time with great photo ops throughout!

2  Thank Dana J
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Casco bay is a very special place. Deep blue waters and a great many islands, many inhabited and worthy of your exploration. The crew are nice enough and help with your questions. There are numerous selections on the ferry schedule to choose one that...More

1  Thank CS1Portland
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I'd recommend taking a ferry or bay cruise, but you can also rent a kayak or paddle board to see all of the sights! Casco Bay is a truly beautiful and unique place.

Thank turbotrevor
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Postcard perfect with boats and birds. Nice and quiet. A relaxing way to spend time with your family

Thank WonderWoman20162016
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I took the ferry to Peaks Island and also went on the four hour mailboat trip in the bay. The mail boat stops at a few islands,but there was not enough time to disembark on my trip. The bay was filled with thousands of colorful...More

Thank lizgabay
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Pam S
14 August 2015|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you can go online to cascobaytourlinescom or go down to commercial st -to there office and book on the sunset cruise which takes a couple of hours, it`s awesome-I`ll be there in two weeks taking the sunset cruise... More
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Janet D
4 August 2015|
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Response from WonderWoman20162016 | Reviewed this property |
The boat goes from island to island delivering mail and packages. Locals use it to get from their home island to the mainland for shopping. You could get off and walk around but not sure there is anything to see other than... More
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Bunnygoo
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Response from Mainseagull | Reviewed this property |
if you're interested in Maritime history, Portland Harbor Museum is a small charming spot to visit. Check out Schooner Fare's Portland Town on youtube for local music.
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