Points of Interest Near Piper Shores

Golf Courses Near Piper Shores

There are several superb golf courses within a short driving distance from Piper Shores including:

Nonesuch River Golf Club
The 203-acre facility features an 18-hole championship golf course, a modern 2,500 square-foot clubhouse, a full-size practice range and green, golf academy, and an experienced staff. The 6,300-yard, par 70 layout was designed by Tom Walker of Golf Design Studios in Palm Beach, Florida, whose mission was to provide a walkable course designed with the average golfer in mind.

Willowdale Golf Course
This public course’s front nine is wide open compared to the narrow fairways on the back nine. The greens are medium-sized and some are mildly undulating. Water hazards only come into play on two holes. This very scenic course features a beautiful local river separating the front from the back nine. One of the most difficult holes is #10, a 405-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot over water, then a long approach shot to the green. Tee times may only be reserved for the weekends. 

South Portland Municipal Golf Course
Designed by Larry Rowe, the 18-hole “South Portland” course at the South Portland Municipal Golf Course facility in South Portland, Maine features all the hallmarks of Maine golf.

Pleasant Hill Disc Golf
Situated on 40 acres of a former traditional ball golf course, the 18-hole course features wide open throwing areas as well as densely wooded shots and a few water hazards. From beginners to Pros, Pleasant Hill Disc Golf is fun for all.

For more information on golf courses in Maine, click here.

Harbor Cruises Near Piper Shores

Casco Bay Lines
Rocky shorelines and wooded islands. Graceful sailboats, work boats and pleasure craft. A world of summer cottages, wildflowers, hidden coves and secluded beaches. A place where time seems to stand still. And it’s all just a few miles from downtown Portland.

Portland Schooner Company
Sail with the Portland Schooner Company from Portland, Maine’s Old Port on an authentic sailing vessel steeped in history — and enjoy the cruise of a lifetime. For a morning, afternoon, sunset, or overnight windjammer adventure, from Portland Harbor through the pristine waters of Casco Bay and beyond, refresh your spirit and excite your soul with an unforgettable sail reminiscent of a simpler time.

Portland Discovery Tours
What do you get when you combine a Lighthouse Lovers Cruise with a Portland City Tour? A unique land and sea tour of Portland with time to enjoy lunch and shopping, too! Portland Discovery Tours offers a variety of Portland bus tours as well as harbor cruises.

Restaurants and Dining Near Piper Shores

Whether you’re looking for a shore dinner complete with steaming red lobsters, an authentic Italian meal, or a savory prime rib, you’re certain to find a restaurant, bistro or café that will satisfy your appetite.

For dining in the Southern Maine, you can click on the links below to get more detailed information about restaurants and dining information throughout the area in Portland, South Portland, Scarborough, and the surrounding towns.

Shopping Near Piper Shores

Whether you enjoy retail shopping, shopping for antiques or shopping at L.L. Bean, Piper Shores is accessible to many shopping areas in the Greater Portland area including:

Maine Mall
The Maine Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in South Portland, Maine. It is the largest shopping mall in the state of Maine, and the largest in northern New England.

The Old Port
The Old Port is a great place to browse through unique gift and specialty shops that are a refreshing change from the sameness of big chain stores. Here you’ll find quality handcrafted products made by Maine artisans, delicious Maine-made foods, and other gifts as you enjoy the quaint stores packed with a wide variety of colorful interesting items.

L.L. Bean
The flagship retail store in Freeport is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. L.L. Bean invites you to experience their quality and knowledgeable service firsthand. Their friendly, expert staff is always ready to help, whether you’re looking for advice, help with easy returns – or even a quiet fly-fishing spot. 

Freeport is a beautiful coastal Maine village with over 170 upscale outlets, designer shops, eclectic boutiques, B&B’s, hotels, fantastic restaurants & casual cafes. Home to world-famous L.L. Bean and to numerous outdoor adventures, it’s just 15 minutes north of Portland.

Founded in 1883 and headquartered in Scarborough, Maine, Hannaford is a family 22,000-strong, working in more than 140 supermarkets and combination food and drug stores in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York and Vermont. 

George C. Shaw opened his first store in Portland, Maine in 1860. Today, Shaw’s Supermarkets continues to thrive, employing approximately 30,000 associates in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont.

Sporting Events Near Piper Shores

From professional baseball and hockey to one of the most popular 10K races in New England, there is plenty to do and see within a few miles of Piper Shores.

Portland Sea Dogs
Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox plays professional baseball every spring and summer at beautiful Hadlock Field in Portland. 

Maine Red Claws
The Maine Red Claws is an affiliate of the Boston Celtics. They play each fall and winter at the Portland Expo Building. 

Maine Mariners
NHL affiliate of the New York Rangers plays professional hockey each fall and winter at the Cross Insurance Center in Portland. 

Beach to Beacon 10K Race
Runners of all abilities from almost every state in the nation will toe the starting line with some of the very best runners from around the world for the annual TD Bank Beach to Beacon held in Cape Elizabeth each August. 

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