Portland Observatory is one of those attractions that is sure to stick in your memory well after you return home.
It is in Portland, a buzzing city that offers adventurers a good variety of appealing attractions.
There's a fair variety of hotels that are a short drive away from Portland Observatory. Take your pick from 12 possibilities, all within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of the site. The Westin Portland Harborview, the Portland Harbor Hotel and the Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront are three that are popular, and they're just 1 mile (2 kilometers), 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) and 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away, respectively.
If you'd rather pocket a bit of money for some of the finer things in life, you can stay at one of the budget-friendly solutions in the surrounding area. Some options are the Fleetwood House Bed & Breakfast and the Howard Johnson Hotel South Portland.
Experienced travelers with a penchant for a bit of opulence often choose The Press Hotel, Marriott Autograph Collection, only 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer) away.
Whether you desire some snacks or a place to congregate with some locals, Hilltop Coffee Shop can take care of your needs, and it's located a few minutes away. If you'd like to eat out for dinner, stick around the area and get a table at Colucci's Hilltop Superette. A glass or two of your favorite drink at Munjoy Hill Tavern could hit the spot after running around all day.
If you need a convenient way to see Portland Observatory, all you need to do is catch the train to Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad, 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away.