Windham Vacations

A popular destination within the dynamic city of Portland, Windham has a lot to offer travellers. Windham is situated 13 miles (21 kilometers) from Portland’s downtown area. If you are flying in, Windham is approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Portland International Jetport Airport.

Many of Portland’s most interesting sights are located within easy driving distance of Windham, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Sebago Lake State Park and the much-loved Sable Oaks Golf Course. Two other interesting attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Windham are Maine Mall and the Desert of Maine.

Windham offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. There are plenty of excellent places visitors can pay a visit to for a morning such as the Freeport Historical Society in Freeport, the Children's Museum of Maine and the Portland Harbor Museum. Book seats for a few of the popular live shows at Merrill Auditorium. If you love everything to do with art, enjoy the local artwork and other exhibits at the Portland Museum of Art and the Maine College of Art.

To surround yourself with nature, head to the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to breathe deeply and relax. To see the local wilderness set out to explore Mackworth Island and the Wolfe's Neck State Park in Freeport. Watch as the birds wheel overhead, play catch with the kids and catch some sunshine at nearby Willard Beach.

Holiday makers visiting Portland should not miss out on the Portland Head Light, Bug Light and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The Portland area features some evocative reminders of the past; don’t miss Fort Preble. The Cathedral Church of Saint Luke offer visitors to Portland the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.

To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, browse the LL Bean Flagship Store in Freeport.

At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Windham, rest up in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Days Inn Airport/Maine Mall, South Portland, the Howard Johnson Hotel South Portland, or the Howard Johnson Plaza - Portland.

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