Life is good in Maine. Experience the character of the coastal Maine region and go green in a quintessential eco-friendly cottage near Portland. Set on a peninsula extending into island-studded Casco Bay, this seaside city is a prime place to view lighthouses, listen to the surf crash on the rocky seacoast, and even whale watch. Full of back coves and portholes with ferries and harbors, this is a central location for endless water activities. Away from the waterfront bustle, surrounding parks showoff the rugged, unspoiled backdrops and adventurous spirit of Portland. Travelers can enjoy hiking, biking, and all-around exploring with scenic overlooks of the mountains and sea. Escape to a secluded eco-friendly cottage, and find a second home near the city by the sea.