OUR FAVORITE PLACES TO EAT/SLEEP/DRINK/PLAY IN PORTLAND

Portland Paddle’s home is at the bottom of Munjoy Hill on the East End. Check out some suggestions below for our favorite places to eat, drink, stay, shop, visit, and adventure in our neighborhood and beyond. 

    Get Cultured

    Maine Historical Society and the Wadsworth-Longfellow House - Museum, gallery, tours, and a beautiful public garden.

    SPACE Gallery - SPACE Gallery is a nonprofit contemporary art space featuring visual arts, live music and performance, film, artists lectures and more.

    First Friday Art Walk - Portland’s Art Walk is a free self-guided tour of art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month from 5-8pm.  

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    Get the Gear

    Maine Surfer’s Union
    Nomads
    Allspeed Cyclery and Snow

    Make it an Adventure

    Mackworth Island State Park - A 1.5 mile hike offering views of Casco Bay and its many islands.

    Summer Feet Cycling - Bicycle day trips and longer tours in Maine and beyond.

    Portland Trails -  Portland’s non-profit, urban land trust that maintains 70 miles of hiking, walking, and biking trails throughout Greater Portland

    Maine Sailing Adventures, The Frances - Weekly 2 hour sails on Casco Bay.