***Tour duration is two "ish" hours, based on guest engagement and pace of the group. Accessible by a 20-minute ferry ride from the mainland, Peak’s Island is officially part of the city of Portland, but its character is one of its own boasting a rare combination of distinction and welcoming hospitality. from Peaks Island at 7:15 AM Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. This tour begins on Commercial Street and continues for 2 hours through the historic Old Port, downtown and waterfront areas, sharing highlights of Portland's history since 1632. A walk around the island is beautiful, relaxing and provides good exercise, but if you are looking for specific attractions I'm afraid there aren't. It's a nice way to spend an afternoon, but you could just as easily walk around Portland for much of the same experience. Exploring the island is easy. The island sports a rich past, scenic beauty and a laid back lifestyle. No golf carts available and the walk was dreadful. One gallery, an ice cream shop, bike rentals and one real reataurant. The study is examining infrastructure in the vicinity of the Peaks Island ferry landing and the potential effects of existing and future trends in levels of passengers, vehicles, and freight. It’s a must or you won’t see anything except what is around the Ferry port. We had to wait ove an hour for the next ferry but all other ceuiaes were sold out. The whole area looked like a tired village not tourist friendly. It is dead. View of ferry boat, the Berkley arriving at Jones Wharf, Peaks Island. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. 48 Spruce St, Portland, ME 04108. Big mistake on all fronts. It's a 20 minute ferry ride on Casco Bay Lines which operates 10-13 ferry runs a day depending on the time of year. It is part of the city of Portland and is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown. 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Coming from the mainland, take the ferry from Portland via Casco Bay Lines. Welcome to Peaks Island, Maine! Horrible place to visit, NOTHING to do, just walk around aimlessly. Photographic postcard published by … Peaks Island, like much of Maine, is a place of dynamic contrasts. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 15 min. from Peaks Island at 9:40 PM, New Year's Eve Special: Comfortable Peaks Island guestrooms with jetted bathtubs • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Bar • Walkable location; Peaks Island Maine Seaside Cottage: hot tub/roof decks/4 season. To find the golf cart, marked with Peaks Island Tours signs, walk approximately 200 feet up the street from the ferry … The island is served by Casco Bay Lines and is home to its own elementary school, library, and police station. Ferry Terminal: 56 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine Mailing Address: P.O. Dont come to portland those days. There are a couple of very small tourist shops and restaurants, but not much else. Is this a place or activity you would suggest for, Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for, Are the prices for this place or activity, Is this a must-do if you are traveling with a, Is this attraction a good place to visit on a. we took the daily ferry over and we saw a cab driver - bob - who gives tours when he does not have fares. to Peaks Island at 6:45 AM impressive here. Or are you planning your first day trip? no idea what to do. The Inn on Peaks Island is located in the heart of Portland’s Casco Bay, minutes from the vibrant city of Portland, Maine. Parking in the street is easy and 4 star hotels were $125. more. Holiday schedule is on:Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Holiday schedule on Presidents' Day, Columbus Day & Veterans' Day is with EXTRA trip: Join us for a Walk Through Time! Photo of ferry landing and Welch Street on Peaks Island, Maine Peaks Island is the most populous island in Casco Bay, Maine. But there is nothing to see or do! Save Stunning White Water Ocean Views From This Peaks Island Home to … Peaks Island Portland Real Estate & Homes For Sale. There are about 10 places of business & thats it. Planning on 2.5 hours for arriving early to check-in and make it back to your vehicle post tour is recommended. Other listings. Box 4656, Portland, ME 04112-4656 Phone: (207) 774-7871 | Fax: (207) 774-7875 | E-mail: info@cascobaylines.com Check out Peaks Island Ferry by Dan Sonenberg on Amazon Music.

Some of the locations we may feature on your tour include; the lobster statue, the home of Henry Wadsworth-Longfellow and his place of worship, the Eastern Cemetery, the Abyssinian Church, the U.S. Customs House and more. We settled on a food truck and had a lobster roll and lemonade. peaks island sandy beaches and striking views Get a true taste of island living by visiting Peaks Island. Sort by: Newest. I recently took the ferry to Peaks Island without much expectation, which was good because I could have easily been disappointed. What companies run services between Maine, USA and Peaks Island, ME, USA? which is the 2nd one above. EarthCam and the Island Lobster Company have teamed up to deliver incredible waterfront views of Peaks Island, Maine! The island is approximately 2 miles long and 1 mile wide (at it's widest point). Telephone: (207) 773-7746 Very Reverend Gregory P. Dube, Pastor Reverend Kevin T. Upham, Parochial Vicar Reverend Dominic Savio, HGN, Parochial Vicar Seems that portland businesses close sunday monday and tuesday. Anyway - we hated peaks island for visiting unless it gets built up with a few restaurants and things to do there, stay away. Instead of the Machigonne II, with a capacity of 399 passengers, you board a new, larger ferry capable of carrying 599 passengers. Just fifteen minutes by boat, it’s the perfect spot to take in an evening sunset & escape for the weekend, or a week. 0 . $50 for the 2 of us, not cheap. Peaks Island is a place where people live and work year-round. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. Peaks Island a great day outside! The Casco Bay Island Transit District Board decided this spring, however, to cap the number of passengers on Peaks Island-bound ferries at 499 and Portland-bound at 599. Are you a lifelong islander? Casco Bay Lines operates a ferry from Portland to Peaks Island hourly. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Peaks Island, Maine 04108 Open year round! Curious about Portland's history with railroads, fires, wars, famous poets and Hollywood producers? Located on the deck of this commercial lobster family's "trap to table" restaurant, enjoy views of the activity at Casco Bay and watch live as the daily catch comes in. Great way to get away from the it all and enjoy a happy place. Forest City Landing at left. Rain stopped and we just sat on a bench after walking around for a half hr. There are a couple of very small tourist shops and restaurants, but not much else. 5 . The signature color patterns of the Casco Bay Lines fleet is (from bottom up): black, yellow, white, and red. Top hotel picks in and around Peaks Island: Inn On Peaks Island. Believe the one star reviews. The one restaurant was full and no tables. There are two places to rent from one right when you get off the ferry and one that is one block up to the left. You need to reserve a golf cart or it’s not worth going...unless you have a bike. Situated in Peaks Island, this vacation home is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from House Island and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cross Insurance Arena and Casco Bay Lines Ferry ... W W W …. A few small hills will get us onto the road around the island. The MacIsaac family has been offering tours to visitors and islanders for 15 years. Great way to get away from the it all and enjoy a happy place. Great to jump on a ferry out to Peaks Island for Reggae at the dock bar on Sunday's. many. Maine State Ferry Service: Peaks Island Ferry - See 85 traveler reviews, 31 candid photos, and great deals for Rockland, ME, at Tripadvisor. All tours depart from the Founders Monument at the entrance to the parking lot at Forest City Landing, Peaks Island. Both the open air deck and dining room offer outstanding views of Portland Harbor and the city skyline. Tours were full, bikes and gold carts taken so we decided to walk. The perimeter road is paved and mostly flat, approximately half waterfront, half residential. Worst visit ever. The Backshore House Family friendly Oasis on Peaks Island. Dining on Peaks Island Cockeyed Gull Restaurant "The Cockeyed Gull, located a short distance from the Peak's Island ferry dock, offers a friendly and intimate atmosphere for dining with family and friends. This is where you will find local businesses and services, community organizations, a calendar of upcoming island events, the latest news from the Peaks Island Council, photos, maps—even the Peaks Island Webcam.. About The Inn on Peaks Island Just a quick ferry ride from Portland. We chose Mike’s. 1:00 AM departure to all islands. Casco Bay Lines operates a ferry from Portland to Peaks Island hourly. Casco Bay Parking Garage | 54 Commercial St. | (207) 774-8653 | Parking Rates: $4 per hour | $37 maximum charge per day Welch Street in foreground. A walk around the island is beautiful, relaxing and provides good exercise, but if you are looking for specific attractions I'm afraid there aren't many. In September 2019 the City of Portland began work, in collaboration with Casco Bay Lines, on the Peaks Island Ferry Landside Operations Study. Mike’s 207-239-1777. I recently took the ferry to Peaks Island without much expectation, which was good because I could have easily been disappointed. But thats cause sun and mon its dead. well worth it! Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 15 min. Keller … A few eateries that existed were closed. Peaks Island is located in Casco Bay, accessible by a fifteen minute ferry ride from the city of Portland, Maine. For people who rave about this, I would ask if they have been around anywhere coz I can't see anything. A scenic 20-minute ferry ride to the island from Portland is half the fun. Our Lady, Star of the Sea. The 17 minute ride was ok. We get off with the huge crowd and had. Peaks Island Ferry Landside Operations Study. Its a tourist trap to get people to spend on tickets on the ferry. Seasonal Mission 8 Beach Avenue Long Island, Maine 04050 Open seasonally; please check the bulletin! he gave us an indepth review of history, local color, and met many locals - all for $10 each. Then the rain started and we didnt even have a place to sit down with the food out of the rain. Adults-only Peaks Island accommodations with fireplace, kitchen • Spa tub • Garden Peaks Island is a 720 acre island located three miles from Portland, Maine and accessible by a twenty minute ferry ride. Downbay trip at 5:05 AM, On Christmas Eve last trip: PEAKS ISLAND — It’s a warm summer day and you decide it’s a “finest kind” of day to take the ferry to Peaks Island. Agent listings. Worst place to visit. Peaks island is the Most boring place in Portland, Wife and I thought this place would a cute way to spend half a day with gift shops, eateries, shopping. Peaks Island, a residential island off the coast of Portland, offers spectacular views of Casco Bay , the Atlantic Ocean, coastal towns, and neighboring islands. We immediately regretted coming here as the next ferry was 2 1/2 hours away. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Peaks Island, ME. Save your money. Homes for You Price (High to Low) Price (Low to High) Newest Bedrooms Bathrooms Square Feet Lot Size. Lisa is the chair of the Peaks Island Council, an advisory body created a decade ago to give Peaks residents more of a voice in city affairs in Portland, of which Peaks is technically a part, though it’s a 20-minute ferry ride and — in winter, especially — seemingly a universe away. The Insider’s Guide to Peaks Island. PORTLAND, Maine – University of Southern Maine (USM) Resident Composer Dan Sonenberg did not take the summer off after the world premiere of his opera, The Summer King, at Merrill Auditorium last May.Instead, he spent days and nights holed up in the USM School of Music Digital Recording Studio, laying down tracks for a full-length album of original songs, Peaks Island Ferry. Peaks Island is not an amusement park. The ferry is a really cool way to see Casco Bay. Enjoy great views of downtown Portland and Casco Bay on the short ferry ride to Peaks. You need to reserve a golf cart or it’s not worth going...unless you have a bike. There are two places to rent from one right when you get off the ferry and one that is one block up to the left. There is a car ferry that services Peaks Island and a freight ferry that services all of the "down bay" islands (Long Island, Chebeague Island, and Cliff Island.) We will stop to visit the 5th Maine Museum and Battery Steele to learn how this small island played a vital role in 2 wars. During the summer months, the population grows several times as people flock to the island to enjoy the island charm and beauty of Casco Bay. You are welcome to visit and enjoy the island, but keep in mind that it is the full-time home for almost 1000 people and has an additional 2,000 summer residents. Date of experience: August 2018 Ask Jake K about Maine State Ferry Service to Peaks Island at 9:15 PM *No car ferry service after 5:35 PM Mondays and Tuesdays.

***Tour duration is two "ish" hours, based on guest engagement and pace of the group. Accessible by a 20-minute ferry ride from the mainland, Peak’s Island is officially part of the city of Portland, but its character is one of its own boasting a rare combination of distinction and welcoming hospitality. from Peaks Island at 7:15 AM Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. This tour begins on Commercial Street and continues for 2 hours through the historic Old Port, downtown and waterfront areas, sharing highlights of Portland's history since 1632. A walk around the island is beautiful, relaxing and provides good exercise, but if you are looking for specific attractions I'm afraid there aren't. It's a nice way to spend an afternoon, but you could just as easily walk around Portland for much of the same experience. Exploring the island is easy. The island sports a rich past, scenic beauty and a laid back lifestyle. No golf carts available and the walk was dreadful. One gallery, an ice cream shop, bike rentals and one real reataurant. The study is examining infrastructure in the vicinity of the Peaks Island ferry landing and the potential effects of existing and future trends in levels of passengers, vehicles, and freight. It’s a must or you won’t see anything except what is around the Ferry port. We had to wait ove an hour for the next ferry but all other ceuiaes were sold out. The whole area looked like a tired village not tourist friendly. It is dead. View of ferry boat, the Berkley arriving at Jones Wharf, Peaks Island. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. 48 Spruce St, Portland, ME 04108. Big mistake on all fronts. It's a 20 minute ferry ride on Casco Bay Lines which operates 10-13 ferry runs a day depending on the time of year. It is part of the city of Portland and is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown. 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