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The Casco Bay is beautiful. And I hate bridges!

Combine a fear of drowning & a fear of heights and you have the perfect combination here. But it's... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
RonL40
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Utica, New York
The bridge from Portland to SoPo/Cape Elizabeth

The Casco Bay bridge is more of a utilitarian bridge than a scenic landmark. It connects Portland... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Northern_Traveler701
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Portland, Maine
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Drive or walk over this bridge for the scenic view of Casco Bay and Portland.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good19%
  • Average38%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Combine a fear of drowning & a fear of heights and you have the perfect combination here. But it's worth it! The Casco Bay entrance roads from Portland are a beautiful way to check out the waterbirds on the beaches of the bay. Beautiful. And...More

Thank RonL40
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...More

Thank Northern_Traveler701
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.

Thank LauriandSusan
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.

Thank Bellarella2013
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.

Thank B C
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

Thank Lo3rn
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.

Thank enjoyingretirement65
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...More

Thank Jerry R
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.

Thank BigoBoca
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.

Thank VermontTeacher44
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