Highlights

Portland Highlights & Victoria Mansion

Learn about the history, architecture, and the life of the people who called Portland home. On this tour you will enjoy the highlights of the city as well as a visit to one of Portland’s architectural masterpieces, the historic Victoria Mansion. Your tour begins with a scenic drive through the quaint streets of the Old Port where street lanterns highlight a gracious mix of architectural styles. Once the home of the warehouse district, the red brick buildings have been transformed into charming restaurants, pubs, unique boutiques and galleries. Continuing past a number of historic Victorian homes and neighborhoods, you will enjoy terrific views of Casco Bay and the islands from the East End Promenade. Passing through the urban center, you will see Portland’s new Arts District, as well as the thriving commercial and business district.

Portland Highlights, Lighthouses & Art Museum

Picturesque, historic, and entertaining, the lively city of Portland incorporates the character and charm of its past with a developing urban community. Your tour begins with a scenic drive through the quaint streets of the Old Port where street lanterns highlight a gracious mix of architectural styles. Once the home of the warehouse district, the red brick buildings have been transformed into charming restaurants, pubs, unique boutiques, and galleries. Continuing past a number of historic Victorian homes and neighborhoods, you will enjoy terrific views of Casco Bay and the islands from the East End Promenade. Passing through the urban center, you will see Portland’s new Arts District, where you stop for a visit of the Portland Museum of Art. Learn about Maine‚Äôs most famous artists like Winslow Homer who lived and painted some of his masterpieces just 12 miles from the museum, Rockwell Kent, Marsden Hartley, and Andrew Wyeth

 

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