- TripBuzz found 188 things to do with kids in or near Peaks Island, Maine, including 184 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Portland, South Portland, Brunswick and Saco.
- From Maine Island Kayak Company to 5th Maine Museum, the Peaks Island area offers 91 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Day Camps, Kayaking and History Museums.
- 3 miles from downtown Portland, Peaks Island, ME is the most populous island in Casco Bay. The island has maintained its small town feel with businesses such as ice cream parlors, boutiques, markets, kayak rentals, and more. Guests are sure to find unique entertainment on the island's famous Gem Theater among many others.
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South Portland Greenbelt Pathway, South Portland, ME 4106 MoreLess Info
Marked by a picturesque lighthouse and rocky pier is Big Light Park. The beachside park is popular with local photographers and families who enjoy the locations picnic areas, fishing and beautiful scenery.
Constructed on a former World War II shipyard, Liberty Ship Memorial was built as a tribute to those ship builders. The centerpiece of the memorial is a 35 foot tall sculptural replica of the Liberty shipâ€™s bow section.
Known locally as the bug light, the Portland Breakwater Light was built in 1875, and equipped with a fourth-order Fresnel lens, although the light has been removed. Inspiration for the light was taken from the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens, Greece.
Eastern Promenade features a walkway for hiking, biking or roller blading, and the area includes several historical sites in Fort Allen Park, including the mast of the USS Portland and an American Civil War monument. Swim at the beach, or visit the railroad museum.
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Sunset Marina, 231 Front Street, South Portland, ME 04106 MoreLess Info
Kristen K. Charters Sport Fishing offers several deep sea fishing charters. Anglers can choose to fish for sharks, tuna, or fish inland for striped bass, stripers, bluefish, mackerel, cod, and haddock.
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58 Fore Street, Portland, ME MoreLess Info
During the spring, summer, and fall, visitors can enjoy the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company. Train rides and night photo shoot events are offered along with a museum that is open throughout the year for train enthusiasts.
The Lyric Music Theater is a community theater with a mission to bring culturally enriching dramatic and musical performances to the South Portland area. It hosts a seasonally-changing variety of programs, and offers open auditions.