The bus driver let us off to go see a mansion. It was at 11 when he dropped us off and it did not open until 1. So there we were just hanging around with nothing to do or see. A waste of time and he should have known that it was not opened
We had a wonderful driver/guide for our trolley tour. He seemed to know much about the area and seemed to enjoy his job. We got to see a lot of the area and spent about 20 minutes at Portland Head Light.
The over all beauty of the surrounding area at Portland Head Light make it a must see. The day were were there it was quite busy and 20 minutes was not enough time to see everything and get to visit the gift shop. We had to skip the gift shop.
We enjoyed the drive past some of the beautiful, older Victorian Homes in Portland.
After our cruise we ate lunch at Portland Lobster Company. Hubby had twin one pound lobsters while I had the lobster roll. Oh so good!! Rather pricey in our opinion.
We walked out from the ship and turned left. We took the trolley tour for $21.00 each and it was about 2 1/2 hrs. It was well worth the money and we really enjoyed it. Later we walked around,shopped,and ate lobster rolls in a bar near the port. We had planned to take an afternoon mail cruise, but it was too foggy. However, we greatly enjoyed our day.
Trolley goes from popular Long Wharf downtown, all over city and out to Portland Head Light for a 15-20 minute stop. Fabulous!
Also rode Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad, in sight of terminal to the right. Beautiful view of Casco Bay and a little history from the conductor.
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