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Golf Courses Near Piper Shores

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

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  • Nonesuch River Golf Club
    “The 203-acre facility features a meticulously maintained 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. His mission here, as with all his projects, was to provide a walk-able course designed with the average golfer in mind.” > learn more
  • 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. > learn more
  • Sable Oaks Golf Club
    Sable Oaks Golf Club features eighteen holes of championship golf on a high, prominent point in South Portland, Maine – just minutes from the Portland International Jetport, Maine Mall, and Maine Turnpike are all just minutes away. You’ll be treated to some challenging but enjoyable golf, surrounded by woods and ponds, with soft fairways and gently rolling, manicured greens. TravelGolf Maine Magazine calls Sable Oaks “…one of the most imaginative golf courses in the state.” > learn more
  • 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. > learn more
  • Pleasant Hill Disc Golf is an 18 hole course is situated on 40 acres of a former traditional ball golf course and 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 the whole family!” Learn More
  • 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. There’s just one thing – you can’t get there by car. But you can get there the way people who live there do: by Casco Bay Lines ferry.” > learn more
  •  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. Bagheera and Wendameen provide the perfect vantage point to enjoy some of Maine’s most beautiful sights and sounds — from the deck of a storied wooden schooner built in the early 20th century. 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. > learn more
  • 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. > learn more

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.

Maine Today Dining Guide

Eat Maine

TripAdvisor – Portland, Maine Restaurants

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
    “It’s time to make a trip to The Maine Mall for the best in shopping, entertainment and dining! Whether you enjoy a relaxing dinner at one of the mall’s restaurants or spend the day shopping at all your favorite stores, The Maine Mall offers a complete entertainment experience.” > learn more
  • The Old Port
    “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.” > learn more
  •  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. “Our 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.” > learn more
  • Freeport
    “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; we invite you to come shop, play, dine and stay in Freeport! Just 15 minutes north of Portland.” > learn more
  • Hannaford Brothers
    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. > learn more
  • Shaw’s
    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. > learn more

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. > learn more

Maine Red Claws
The Maine Red Claws is a basketball team of the NBA Development League affiliated with the Boston Celtics. They play each fall and winter at the Portland Expo Building. > learn more

Portland Pirates
AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes plays professional hockey each fall and winter at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine. > learn more

Beach to Beacon 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 in August. > learn more