Hampton Inn Portland Downtown - Waterfront
Travel Blogs from Portland
... didn't take long to lose our Florida weather. We had such amazing weather this past week. That is how winter should be everywhere. I was born in the wrong climate and as you probably know by now, I am NOT a fan of cold, snow, ice or any combination of the three. We made a lunch stop in Edgewood, New Jersey at a strip mall complex. There were a few restaurants to choose from including Friendly's, Subway, Papa John's and Popeye's Chicken. We chose Popeye's since we hadn't had a ...
... of heading northbound and into the deep wilderness of Maine. A group of 10 will hit the road at 5am towards the closed for winter gate of Baxter State Park. 10 who have their own reasons for going, long dreamt or whimsy. Mine is my own. Heavy on my heart but wildly sweet at the same time. The trip has begun, I'm in ...
Sorry, I'm afraid, for now, this blog ends here. The past few days have brought: 1) geocaching: very fun and interesting, 2) Sherlock (the one with Martin Freeman): my friends have been trying to get me to watch it forever, now that I have I'm in love it!!, 3) started reading Til We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis. I may return, I may not, I'm too tired to ...
... color, as it borders the working harbor of Portland, Maine, but it also has wonderful restaurants right on the water such as DiMillo's Floating Restaurant (offering seafood) and Flatbread Pizza. There are shops galore, ranging from places you can get tourist items to celebrate Maine and Portland, to fine clothing, homegoods and great places to get a bite to eat or drink a beer. Commercial street is an decent place and I wouldn't mind visiting every now and then.
... Had dinner at Gilberts Chowder House based on locals recommendations for the best seafood chowder in town. They weren't wrong. I also ordered a Maine Whoopie tPie for dessert. Remember this as I'll be trying another whoopie pie from Pennsylvania....forgot to try the one from New Hampshire..Why am I bothering? Each state has claimed to have the original and the best and I just wanted to make my own mind up..so far....chocolate cake and ...
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