Portland and the southern Maine coast feature much in the way of artistic and natural attractions. The city’s seaside location is a perfect setting for outdoor activities, both on land and sea. At the same time, Portland’s strong reputation as a magnet for artists and intellectuals means that cultural opportunities can be found throughout the city. Combine this reality with the year-round festivals that abound in the southern Maine region and it can be challenging to decide on exactly what to do during your Portland stay. No matter what you set your sights on, however, you’re sure to enjoy much that Portland has to offer for families and individuals alike.