100 Things To Do In Portland, Maine, Before You Die, Second Edition By Robert Witkowski from Reedy Press. The original, authentic, the real Portland is in Maine. Settled in 1633 and officially named in 1888, Maine’s largest city is unexpectedly influential in many key events in America’s history (including Oregon city being named after Maine’s Portland on a coin flip), and it has managed to remain one of the great American seaport cities on the East Coast. First-time visitors are delighted to discover a “lovely city” when expecting a small fishing town, or to discover a “charming town” when expecting to encounter an overwhelming city…
But no one ever seems disappointed! The second edition of 100 things to do in Portland Maine before you die gives you light to be on the guidebooks of the real Portland. Is a glimpse into the amazing events, food, activities, and a secret that even locals may not know.
A few things in this book are eat like a local and harvest on the harbor and set in the breathtaking locations around Portland’s working waterfront in fall, events take place at venues ranging from industrial chic to modern sleek. StumbleUpon wharf Street dine out on the cobbles, beneath flickering, gas lamps is an agreeable faux-time travel experience.
Spend New Year’s Eve at the Victorian Mansion producing casinos in high contrast races some with white gloves gives life to the Victorian mansion's black and white soree. And of course, at the end of each place, it tells you where it’s located and if there’s a website to check out.
My Opinion: I am from Maine and it was interesting to see some things that they may not have known about. I want to try a lobster taco at the High Rollers Lobster Company and find out history is also interesting.
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