Wonder what the median age is in your neighborhood? Population density? Curious if you are in a historic district? The City of Portland’s Geographic Information System (GIS) has launched a new webpage, GIS on the Go, featuring a map gallery of the city with data and information about city parcels, zoning, historic districts, political districts, school districts and various demographics including among others population, diversity, unemployment and median age. Get a neighborhood by neighborhood or block by block view of the city here.
Portland Public Art
Portland is a haven for creative minds and imaginative individuals. The curious and art-loving soul will enjoy the many public art installations throughout the city. Click here for the guide to public art in Portland.
First Friday Art Walk Map
The first Friday of every month, Portland’s art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues are open to the public for free from 5-8pm.
Brochures and maps for a self guided tour can be found at participating locations the week of the event and at the PACA office, 549 Congress Street. If you subscribe to the Portland Press Herald, the map and brochure is included in the Thursday edition.
Maps for a self guided tour of the participating locations can be found here.
Brochures for each month’s art walk can be found here.
Downtown Portland Tours & Landmarks
In addition to seasonal guided walking tours, Greater Portland Landmarks offers several self-guided walking tours. For a list of tours and landmarks in downtown Portland and downloadable pdf maps click here
Live Music Venue Map
Portland is rich with talented musicians who perform nightly in venues throughout downtown. Whether a formal music hall or a bar and restaurant, click here for a map of the live venues to enjoy!
Some organizations that support Portland’s live music community include
photo by Mitch Eagan
Portland Trails creates and maintains a 50-mile network of trails in Greater Portland. Click here for maps to over 30 trails.
Portland is very bike friendly and connects to many trails throughout the state to enjoy. For a map of bike rack locations in downtown Portland, click here.
Click here for a list of excellent multi-use trails throughout Maine from the Bike Coalition, with maps and details to download.
Self guided bike tours with maps throughout the area can be found here.
Mountain biking and street biking trails in Portland including Back Cove, Baxter Woods, and Bayside trails and more can be found here.
The Maine Winery Guild invites you to travel along the Wine Trail, visit tasting rooms, and sample the wines and spirits we so proudly produce. Click here for a list of wineries and a map to download.
The Maine Beer Trail spotlights the high quality and creative diversity of fresh, hand-crafted, Maine-made beer. You’ll find a wide range of award-winning breweries and brew pubs throughout the state. Click here for downloadable pdf map.