romantic portland

Fall in love in Portland, ME. Whether you are visiting for the beautiful burst of colors in the Fall or to enjoy the fresh air of the sea, there are many sights to see and experience with your sweetheart. Let the romance of the city take you away.

Points Of Interest

The Chadwick B&B

“The perfect getaway in Portland, Maine, The Chadwick Bed & Breakfast provides thoughtful touches that invite a sense of pampering and romance in unsurpassed comfort and elegance. With endless events and activities offered in the Greater Portland area, you can keep active or spend time relaxing in the comfort of this classically appointed home-away-from-home.” Come stay at the Chadwick and enjoy being close to everything you would want to visit in Portland, ME while experiencing the homey comfort of a bed and breakfast.

The Top 5 Portland Restaurants

1. Back Bay Grill
2. Piccolo
3. Five Fifty-Five
4. Sur Lie
5. Ribollita

Portland Observatory

A point of interest in Portland, ME that should not be missed is the Portland Observatory. For couple that is intrigued by the past, this is the last standing maritime signal tower in the United States. The tower is over two hundred years old and offers a unique vantage point in the Portland area. Climb the stairs to the highest height, listen to the sounds of the seabirds and enjoy the sweeping vista across the harbor and out to sea with your sweetheart. Memories will be made that are unforgettable and will be cherished for years to come.

Portland Tours

In Portland,ME there are many brewry tours that a couple can take as well as some food tours of the area, but for the couple that wants to get out and explore the city and learn a little bit about its rich history the tour to take is the Portland Fire Engine tour. This tour will take you all about the Portland area to see the historical sights and lighthouses. The tour is informative and has the unique feature of being given in an antique fire engine.

The Arts in Portland

“Museums and galleries abound in Downtown! Immerse yourself in the arts and culture by visiting an historic place, a private gallery or local museum. Take a class, purchase a piece for your home or simply admire the beauty.” Portland has an art museum that is well worth visiting. Take your love to the museum to appreciate the art together. Beyond an art museum and arts district, the city has many lighthouses in the area to see which also tend to have small museums as well.

Portland has many historic homes that also can offer tours. Some of the historic houses to be sure not to miss include: Maine Historical Society and the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, the Morse-Libby House, the Neal Dow House, and the McLellan House. All of these homes are sure to bring you and your sweetheart a new glimpse into the past, while you make memories to cherish in the future.

To experience Portland, ME and its culture though, I suggest getting out into the parks in the area to see the festivals that are held there. One of the parks to be sure to visit is the Fort Williams Park. Here, there are opportunities to picnic, fly a kite, stroll paths, tour the arboretum, walk the cliffside loop, explore the rocky beach and visit the museum with your sweetheart. What better way to spend a day?

If you and your sweetheart are more into moonlight than daylight, there are plenty of places to visit in the city to hear some music and get a drink together. There are also some places to go dancing as well. We recommend checking out Thirsty Pig, Bubba’s Sulky Lounge and Flask Lounge.

Unique Dates

There are some fun things to do for a unique date in Portland, ME. I suggest going out to a tea shop together and then stopping by a candy store for something sweet for your sweetheart. Afterwards, tryout some of the antique shops in the area and go for a treasure hunt through history at shops like Foreside Antiques, Carlson & Turner Antiquarian, or Portland Flea-for-All.