South Portland Tourism

South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 25,002. Known for its working waterfront, South Portland is situated on Portland Harbor and overlooks the skyline of Portland and the islands of Casco Bay. Due to South Portland's close proximity to air, marine, rail, and highway transportation options, the city has become a center for retail and industry in the region. Despite the name, South Portland was never part of the city of Portland, having broken away from Cape Elizabeth in 1895. South Portland is a principal city of the Portland – South Portland – Biddeford metropolitan area.

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South Portland is a town developed thanks to the presence of various modes of transportation, especially the Portland harbour. You can test the waters near Portland when you check out the Willard Beach. This is a popular spot for swimming or riding a boat in the ocean. From the beach, you can see the Spring Point Ledge lighthouse close to the channel. The Portland Harbour Museum will tell you all about the history of the harbour and how the city came about to be. There are several parks in the city that you can spend some time in. The Mill Creek Park is a garden replete with a pond and rose garden. The Hinckley Park is home to two such ponds that reflect the calmness of the city around it. Travel to South Portland and discover its charms.

 

  • Know the pollution level of South Portland before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20 (Low)
  • How safe is South Portland for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in South Portland.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.94 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.82 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.41 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 11.76 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.71 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.47 (Low)
    • Drug offense 67.65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.18 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.82 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.65 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of South Portland is 170.11 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 64.7 (High)
    • Climate Index 58.22 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 27.18 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.4 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.07 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 39.58 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.62 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.69 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in South Portland

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.33 USD

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