Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Old Port is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Old Port. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its seafood restaurants, shopping and bars. Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Children's Museum of Maine are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Old Port

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Old Port a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southworth Planetarium (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Joker's Family Fun and Games (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Riverside Municipal Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Twin Falls Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Old Port

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Old Port is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eastern Promenade (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Deering Oaks Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • East End Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Willard Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sand Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mackworth Island (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Old Port

Fly into Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), the closest airport, located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Brunswick, ME (NHZ-Brunswick Executive), which is 23 mi (37 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Old Port?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 457 vacation rentals near Old Port. From 142 Condos/Apartments to 206 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Old Port for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Old Port?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Old Port:

  • Goose Rocks Beach: 61 vacation rentals
  • Peaks Island: 70 vacation rentals
  • Pine Point: 277 vacation rentals
  • Biddeford Pool: 76 vacation rentals
  • Bailey Island: 144 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Old Port?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Old Port. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Higgins Beach: 1,426 vacation rentals
  • Maine Mall: 1,375 vacation rentals
  • Ferry Beach State Park: 1,890 vacation rentals
  • Old Orchard Beach Station: 1,593 vacation rentals
  • Southern Maine Community College: 1,324 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Old Port listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Old Port?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 142 Condos/Apartments in Old Port. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old Port include:

  • Houses: 206 rentals available
  • Cabins: 82 rentals available
  • Cottages: 82 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Old Port?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Old Port. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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