5 BEST Hidden Gems in Portland Maine

Fort Gorge

One of the best “hiding in plain sight” Portland Maine adventures is at Fort Gorges in the bay between the Eastern Promenade and Little Diamond Island. 

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

The interactive Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine museum is designed for children and families with hands-on exhibits that encourage creativity, exploration, and learning. 

Southworth Planetarium

Having survived numerous disasters in the Portland region through the centuries, it is one of the best-preserved colonial homes in Maine, showcasing period furnishings and architecture. 

Bite Into Maine 

When you’re on the go, look for the bright orange Bite Into Maine food trucks or take-out window. You you can order in person or ahead of time, and don’t forget the classic New England whoopie pie for dessert. 

Urban Farm Fermentory 

The Portland tasting room offers a mixed vibe of industrial and rustic with a splash of nature. Events include live music, film festivals, and eco-friendly discussions. 

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