South Portland: Stunning Waterfront Overlooking the Skyline
South Portland, ME is the heart of the retail industry in Cumberland County, Maine. The city is known for its convenient and blessed location that gives you access to the captivating skyline of Portland and the beautiful islands of Casco Bay. Interestingly, this region was never part of Portland City. It was used to be part of the Cape Elizabeth but later became an independent city in 1895. Fishing, shopping and a busy nightlife can be enjoyed in the waterfront areas of the city. You can fly in to the area via the PWM-Portland International Jetport and the PSM-Portsmouth International Airport.
Best Time to Visit
Similar to other cities in the United States, summertime from June to August would is the peak tourist season in South Portland, Maine. Temperatures are cool and relaxing with a bit of rainfall during this time of the year. You might want to book early ahead of the peak season for better accommodation and hotel rates.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Outdoor recreation and being near the city are just some of the perks in staying at the Best Western Merry Manor Inn and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland. You can easily head to the East End Beach, enjoy a dip or spend the whole day swimming in the area. Dock Square is a busy region in the area where you can get close to the locals, visit shops and try out dining options available there. The Portland Museum of Art offers a short escape from the sun as you enjoy the works of arts and artifacts featured in the region.
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Closest airports to South Portland, Maine
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- Auburn, ME, United States (LEW-Auburn - Lewiston Municipal)
- Augusta, ME, United States (AUG-Augusta State)
- Brunswick, ME, United States (NHZ-Brunswick Executive)
- Fryeburg, ME, United States (FRY-Eastern Slopes Regional)
- Portland, ME, United States (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport)
- Portsmouth, NH, United States (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.)
- Sanford, ME, United States (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional)
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