Portland is Maine's largest metropolitan area. Visit Portland for an unforgettable adventure, discover the best from outdoor water adventures and afternoons of outlet shopping to amazing seafood restaurants, the possibilities are endless for your vacation here. Portland area is a hub of arts and entertainment with the variety of galleries, antique shops, studios and performance venues, most of which run along Congress Street. Rich cultural contribution, a combination of historic and modern architecture, fantastic recreational activities, and a friendly feel make Portland attractive for just about everyone. The port of Portland is also a destination for over 50 cruise ships every year with a picturesque natural deep-water harbor in Casco Bay. It a paradise for seafood lovers with a smell of salty breeze and charming ocean views.