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Old Port, Portland

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#2 of 9 in Neighborhoods in Maine
At the intersection of Exchange and Fore Streets, discover the historical waterfront district of Old Port. This tiny neighborhood covers only a few blocks, but connects the working waterfront with an area for shopping, dining, entertainment, and residential units. Stroll the cobblestone streets to see the area's local boutiques and shops, taste some of Maine's well-known lobster dishes, or experience a true ocean-to-table restaurant. For a closer look at the working part of the district, walk along Commercial Street to see the waterfront in action. With our online itinerary creator, Portland attractions like Old Port can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I have never been disappointed by Portland's old port waterfront district. Always a gem to be found!  more »
  • If you travel to Portland, Old Port is a must do. It offers many hotels, restaurants, and places to shop, all located at the waterfront. Highly recommend Old Port!  more »
  • Are is full of tourist shopping. breweries and entertainment. Would recommend it for the day, but overall a littlte touristy  more »
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