Southern Maine Metropolitan
is an historic seacoast town. It is also a funky city filled with galleries, one-of-kind boutiques and shops, and incredible restaurants serving everything from New England clam chowder, lobster rolls and Maine seafood to nouvelle cuisine. Portland is the banking capital of northern New England, home to major international law firms, import/export companies, and modern high-rise office buildings located in historic districts with centuries old architecture. Portland stands as one of the few working waterfronts left in the United States, acting as New England’s largest tonnage seaport and second largest fishing port. Portland is also the second largest oil port on the East Coast and the largest foreign inbound transit tonnage port in the United States! Portland is Maine’s largest city with 66,000 full time residents; however it swells to 2 million if one includes annual visitors and part-time residents. 2hrs-Boston, 1hr-Portsmouth, NH, 2hrs 40m- Providence, RI, 5hrs-NYC.