Portland Maine Scenic Drives
Whether you’re traveling by auto, bus, train or plane or looking for that perfect scenic drive, the Greater Portland area offers Piper Shores residents more travel options and resources than many cities twice its size.
The Maine Office of Tourism Official Web Site: seasonal attractions, where to visit, where to stay, things to do, plan your trip, travel packages, events, and more.
Beaches Near Piper Shores
Southern Maine has a wealth of natural sandy beaches and rocky coastal vistas. Many of the longest walk-able stretches of sand are located near Piper Shores at Higgins, Scarborough, Crescent, Pine Point, and Ferry Beaches.
Fishing Near Piper Shores
There are a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fishing options to explore throughout Southern Maine.
Common Birds of the Maine Coast
Piping Plovers and Least Terns
Each spring, endangered Piping Plovers and Least Terns return to nest and raise their young on southern Maine beaches.
Distinguished by sand beaches and salt marsh estuaries separated by rocky capes and headlands, the southwest coast offers breeding habitat for a number of species that reach the northern edge of their ranges here.
How to Get to Portland, Maine
Portland International Jetport
“Maine’s largest airport and key link to the global economy for the city of Portland, the Southern Maine region and the state…is just five miles from downtown.
The Downeaster operates four round-trips daily between Portland (POR) and Boston North Station (BON), serving 8 communities in between.