Fore Points Marina is easily accessible to area activities and attractions. Ask our concierge to arrange any of the following excursions – or let us know your vacationland dream – and our team will help make it come true.  

 

HelicopterS, LighthouseS, & Cobblestone sTREETS 

See Portland and the rugged Maine coastline with Seacoast Helicopters. Take in an incredible view of the city and Casco Bay, then take a break for lunch and a private tour of Halfway Rock Lighthouse.

When you return from your land and sky adventure, stroll along the cobblestone streets of the Old Port for boutique shopping and dining.

Dinner suggestion?

Try Evo Kitchen & Bar - where you will find Executive Chef Matt Ginn, a two time winner on Food Network Television Show: Chopped.

 
lighthouse on rocky coast on cloudy day
cobblestone Wharf Street with colorful flags and umbrellas
Seacoast Helicopter Portland on rocky coast
water crashing on rocky coastline

person sitting on sandy beach near dune grass
portland wharf with boats and lobster traps
tip of yellow kayak in sunshine on water

Kayaks, beaches & wharfs

Not only is Casco Bay esteemed sailing waters, Outside Magazine deemed it to be the “Best Sea Kayaking in the Country.” Join our friends at Portland Paddle for an excursion to MacWorth Island. Lounge on the beach, explore the trails, or simply enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch.

When you return from your outdoor adventure, explore the working waterfront wharfs. You might catch a glimpse of the catch of the day.

Dinner suggestion?

Fore Street Restaurant is a Portland icon, one of the first to embark upon the farm-to-table movement, and operated by James Beard Chef, Sam Hayward.

Ask our concierge to help with reservations well in advance.


Shopping, Golfing and Island Hopping 

L.L. Bean, Maine’s outdoor gear and apparel retailer and home of the infamous Bean Boot, is just a 15-minute drive from the marina. Freeport is shopping mecca of outlet stores and locally owned shops.

Consult with Maine Golf, who intimately knows all the area courses and can help you select the perfect course for your golfing style and ability. 

Ferry over to Peak’s Island for a beer or ice-cream.  

Dinner suggestion?

How about an intimate dining experience at David’s Opus Ten, Portland’s only restaurant hidden within a restaurant.

 
ll bean tote bag nautical dress
gofl course with colorful foliage at sunday river
trails through dune grass on beach
two tables and chairs at David's Restaurant Opus Ten

Portland-Headlight on a sunny day with boats in background
lobster roll from High Roller on red cooler near water
Bikes with woven bicycle baskets on handlebars
spa at cliff house overlooking water

Bicycles, Lighthouses and pampering spas

Professional tour guides and bicycle enthusiasts will lead you on a leisurely paced, half-day tour along the coast of Maine from downtown Portland to five historic lighthouses. 

See the most photographed lighthouse in the country, Portland Headlight, and take a lunch break with (of course!) a Maine lobster roll.

Recuperate with massage and facials at one of Portland’s luxurious spas.  

Dinner suggestion?

We love Sur Lie for their casual atmosphere, creative cocktails and shareable plates.


Beer, Art and music

Portland has a robust craft beer scene with passionate and dedicated brewers producing some of the best beers in the world. Take a tour for a behind the scenes look at one of dozens of breweries nearby.

Tap room featured: Allagash Brewing Company, 50 Industrial Way, Portland.

Art enthusiasts should visit Portland Art Museum and be sure to take the special tour of Winslow Homer’s studio. Sit on the very rocks where he painted Weatherbeaten.  

Portlanders are loaded with musicians. Many pubs and venues have nightly live entertainment. Ask our concierge for suggestions and information.

Dinner suggestion?

No visit to Portland is complete without dining at an original city icon, Street & Company. Located on Wharf Street, just a few blocks from the marina, this restaurant is strictly seafood.

winslow homer studio via Portland Museum of Art
flights of Allagash beer being poured
street singers on keyboard in Monument Square
street-and-co black and white exterior image on wharf street