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Address: Portland, ME
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Drive or walk over this bridge for the scenic view of Casco Bay and...

Drive or walk over this bridge for the scenic view of Casco Bay and Portland.

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Pretty Scenic views of the Portland Port.

While on a trolley tour we crossed the Casco Bay Bridge twice and had wonderful views of the Portland Port area and of our Carnival Sunshine Ship in Port.

Reviewed 1 October 2016
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Ashland, Ohio
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Portland, Maine
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167 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Casco Bay bridge is more of a utilitarian bridge than a scenic landmark. It connects Portland with South Portland and from there to Cape Elizabeth. IF you are driving on the bridge you will not have much opportunity to check out the sites, but if you are a passenger you can get a good bay/ocean view. If you are... More 

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Tenants Harbor, Maine
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

South Portland is a lively and personable place. Lots of small restaurants, shops, parks, several lighthouses and lots more. It is less touristy and full of nice people who will be happy to see you.

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Thomaston, Georgia
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was a beautiful view off the bridge as we rode over. It's a draw bridge, but luckily it didn't need to go up either time we went across it.

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Ashland, Ohio
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61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

While on a trolley tour we crossed the Casco Bay Bridge twice and had wonderful views of the Portland Port area and of our Carnival Sunshine Ship in Port.

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Thank B C
Bangor, Maine
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310 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Everyone should take the time to go. The view is nothing short of beautiful. Being at that level puts you at an advantage to see an amazing view

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Thank Lo3rn
Denver, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Crossed the bridge a couple of times and the harbor view is very nice. Have not had the chance to see it open.

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Thank enjoyingretirement65
Acton, Massachusetts
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251 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were looking to get off Commercial Street to find our way back to Spring Street, but just like in other urban environments we were hampered by one way streets as we headed further and further away from my objective. We ended up on a one way entrance to the bridge, which took us to South Portland. The bridge is... More 

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Thank Jerry R
Boynton Beach, Florida
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1,102 reviews
358 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Not sure why this bridge might be considered a must see sight. I've driven across it and it has nice views but not one of the more remarkable that I've driven over.

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Thank BigoBoca
Vermont, USA
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400 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The bridge linking Portland with South Portland has four lanes of traffic and offers a great view of Portland Harbor. At times, the traffic will have to wait for the drawbridge to life and allow barges and other ships to pass through.

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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430 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A Very long Drawbridge connecting Broadway and Commercial Street that is rarely open. Driving over the bridge offers nice views of the harbor but the best views of the bridge itself can only be seen from out in Portland Harbor on a boat.

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