Check out these great summer vacation rentals near Portland in Maine! Portland is a waterfront city set on a peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean. As it is situated in the northeasternmost part of the United States the region maintains a cool, breezy climate in the summertime great for escaping the suffocating heat of more southern destinations. Two of Maine’s original five state parks are less than 25 miles outside of Portland, Bradbury Mountain, and Sebago Lake State Park. Bradbury Mountain is a great place to go for a hike or a picnic while Sebago Lake provides a variety of options for marine recreation. Or go kayaking in Casco Bay and take in the landscape from a totally different angle! However you choose to spend your vacation in this refreshing region, the perfect summer vacation rental is listed here!