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PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION & SIGHTSEEING DESTINATION SUGGESTIONS FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS ARRIVING IN PORTLAND


  • Portland Head Light

    Sightseeing in Portland starts with a narrated tour of historic landmarks. Portland dates back to 1632. Learn about the Portland Observatory (1807), the only maritime observatory left standing on the east coast. Portland Head Light (1791) is Maine's oldest lighthouse and probably the most photographed in America. See the nation's best example of an Italianate Brownstone at Victoria Mansion (1858).  The Wadsworth-Longfellow House (1786) is the oldest standing structure on the Portland peninsula. 


  • Wedding Cake House

    The Wedding Cake House, one of many sea-captain era homes in Kennebunk, has several stories to tell. Neighboring Kennebunkport has great ocean views and the President George and Barbara Bush summer home. A quintessential New England village with local shops and great restaurants offering Maine's new shell lobsters. Have a lobster roll with the freshest, sweetest and most tender lobster meat in the world.


  • Back Roads of Maine

    The back roads and scenic by-ways of Maine create their own unexpected pleasures around every corner. Make this your photographic journey or a great way to just sit back, relax and take in the great views. Maine is 90% forested and very rural. Leaf peeping at its best. Make this your great escape for the day. Let us know what interests you have and we will customize your day to accommodate exactly what you are looking for. We will pick you up at your ships pier in Portland to explore, shop, eat and maximize your Maine experience. Nova Star  and other cruisers will also enjoy our private sightseeing in Portland and Kennebunkport.


  • Nubble Lighthouse

    Nubble Lighthouse (aka Cape Neddick Lighthouse) stands ready to impress you. It may impress the rest of the universe also. The Voyager spacecraft carries photos of prominent man made structures, which include the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal and the Nubble Lighthouse. Create your personal lighthouse and lobster shore excursion by combining a stop at both Portland Head Light and Nubble Lighthouse. No other cruise ship shore excursion or local Portland tour includes Nubble Lighthouse. Have a picnic lunch or enjoy a dining room experience at Fox's Lobster Restaurant within view of Nubble Lighthouse.


  • Autumn Leaves

    Photograph scenic Maine - a tour for the recreational or professional photographer. Let us take you to the best viewing locations based on when you are here and the weather that day. Let us know the type of photography that interests you and we will take you to some of the best and most interesting locations. A quiet and non-rushed experience allows for you to create your own work of art.


  • Winslow Homer Studio

    Take your fine art shore excursion to another level. Let us arrange your tour of the Winslow Homer Studio with the Portland Museum of Art. Their tours are limited to 10 people at a time. We can incorporate this with other locations where great artists painted. We will arrange a private Winslow Homer Studio tour if you desire. Reservations must be made as far in advance as possible due to its popularity.


  • Fall Colors of Maine

    Scenic treasures found on the back roads.

    Reserve your personal shore excursion early to avoid disappointment.


  • Rocky Coast of Maine

    The rocky coast at Two Lights State Park in Cape Elizabeth.