Outdoor Adventures in Portland, ME
Outdoor adventures in Portland are waiting! RootsRated’s local experts explore the very best destinations for hiking, trail running, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, paddling and more. Whether you are searching for a quick outing or a multi-day adventure, RootsRated has an insider’s look at the top trails and destinations Portland has to offer.
Introducing the Beautiful, Barely Inhabited Island Off the Coast of Maine That You Need to Have on Your Travel RadarGet ready to fall in love with Monhegan Island’s New England charm and rugged good looks.
Veer off the beaten path and head right up the Maine Coast, take U.S. Route 1 between Portland and Bar Harbor.
From a tiny farmhouse brewery in the woods to a rowdy bar with an oyster shell floor, there’s a Maine ale-and-trail experience for every kind of adventurer.
With a maritime history dating back hundreds of years, postcard-ready villages tucked away along the coastline, and endless back roads to get off the beaten path, Midcoast Maine is a haven for independent explorers.
Tucked in a remote corner of Maine’s deep north woods, the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument defines the ruggedness of the northeast, offering visitors 87,000 acres of steep, densely-wooded mountains.
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