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South Portland

Trip time! Discover the local cuisine, seaside, and sunsets in South Portland.

Discover the family-friendly area of South Portland—restaurants, sports teams, and top sights like Maine Mall.

Where to stay in South Portland

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Willard

While Willard might not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Portland Head Light and Cross Insurance Arena.

Willard
Great view of the sunset in Portland

Knightville

When in Knightville, you can plan a visit to Cross Insurance Arena and Victoria Mansion, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Knightville
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Ferry Village

While there might not be top attractions in Ferry Village, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Cross Insurance Arena and Willard Beach.

Ferry Village
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Meetinghouse Hill

While Meetinghouse Hill isn't home to many top sights, Cross Insurance Arena and Portland Head Light are some notable places to visit nearby.

Meetinghouse Hill

Top Hotels in South Portland

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area
Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area
2.5 out of 5
369 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME
The price is $93 per night

Situated in South Portland, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sable Oaks Golf Course and Maine Mall. Maine Military Museum and Scarborough Downs are also within ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (755 reviews)

"It is modern and well organized. Small But very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Tru by Hilton Portland Airport Area
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
2.5 out of 5
50 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, ME
The price is $93 per night

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Sable Oaks Golf Course and Maine Mall. Maine Military Museum and Thompson's Point are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (441 reviews)

"Parking was free and easy. Check in was easy. The pool/gym were nice; both are small but it was enough for me. The lobby area and hallways were clean. They have outdoor patio areas near the pool and on the side of the building, which is nice. Staff was friendly. The hotel room only has a shower, ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Home2 Suites by Hilton Portland Airport
Hampton Inn Portland Airport
Hampton Inn Portland Airport
2.5 out of 5
171 Philbrook Ave, South Portland, ME
The price is $84 per night

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Maine Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of Portland Museum of Art and Children's Museum of Maine. University ...

4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)
Clean but doesn’t sleep 5

"Property said the room slept 5- but was just 2 double beds."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Hampton Inn Portland Airport

Popular places to visit in South Portland

Bug Light
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Bug Light

4.5/5(44 reviews)

You can find out about the history of South Portland with a visit to Bug Light. Experience the area's acclaimed theater scene and entertainment choices.

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

Learn about the local history of South Portland when you spend time at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse. Experience the area's acclaimed theater scene and entertainment choices.

Fort Preble
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Fort Preble

On the South Portland waterfront, survey the scene of the Battle of Portland Harbor, which is the only known Civil War conflict fought in Maine.

Old Orchard Beach Pier
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Old Orchard Beach Pier

4/5(644 reviews)

Explore the waterfront in Old Orchard Beach with a trip to Old Orchard Beach Pier. Amble around the area's beautiful beaches or attend a sporting event.

Higgins Beach
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Higgins Beach

4.5/5(171 reviews)

At the mouth of the Spurwink River in Scarborough, take a stroll on the white sand or paddle a kayak over gentle waves.

State Theatre
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State Theatre

4.5/5(88 reviews)

The beautiful mix of architectural styles, from Art Deco to Moorish, makes this newly renovated performing arts venue one of New England’s best.

Top things to do in South Portland

Half-Day Guided Sea Kayak Tour in Casco Bay
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Half-Day Guided Sea Kayak Tour in Casco Bay

$65
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Maine
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City Scavenger hunts by Operation City Quest of Maine

$10
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour-VIP tickets
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Portland: Old Port Culinary Walking Tour-VIP tickets

$99
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Maine
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Maine

$10
Per adult
Portland Scavenger Hunt: The Maine Event
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Portland Scavenger Hunt: The Maine Event

$20
Per adult
Private Full-Day Trip To Kittery Premium Outlets From Boston
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Private Full-Day Trip To Kittery Premium Outlets From Boston

$681
Per adult

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