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Joyfredsblondecruiser
August 19th, 2005, 12:18 PM
I would like to hear from people who have had Portland Maine as one of their ports of call. This will be our first time there. Happy Sailing, Joy

Nanatravel
August 19th, 2005, 02:08 PM
Not as a port, but we only live two hours away. There is a trolley tour at the pier but a ship's tour may be the best to see other areas. Of course, renting a car is a good idea too. You are only a few minutes from Interstate 95 which would get you quickly to Booth Bay Harbor, Darmiscotta, Freeport or Southern beach towns like Old Orchard, Ogunquit or Kennebunkport. My favorite would be a drive north to Booth Bay and the lighthouse at Darmiscotta. Stay off the Rocks! I have seen many people loose their cameras and almost get drowned!
Dress in layers, as the seacoast can get chilly in Fall.

Joyfredsblondecruiser
August 19th, 2005, 04:31 PM
Thank you so much Nana for your reply I appreciate it very much. Happy Sailing, Joy