Portlands around the world

Where are you heading first?


A map with pins in all of the places named Portland around the world.

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Thirty-one cities, towns, and regions across four continents, spanning 10,000+ miles around the globe — these are the other places called “Portland.”

We all know which one is best, but here are some that gave us serious wanderlust:

  • Portland, Jamaica: White sand, crystal-clear bays, gorgeous tropical hikes + everything in between — this parish has all of our favorite sights and then some, including the world-famous Blue Lagoon.
  • The Isle of Portland, United Kingdom: Connected to the mainland by a tombolo, residents of this small island off the southern England coast pride themselves on their sailing heritage; crews take to the waters every year to compete in races. The small community is tightly-knit and shares quirky traditions, like not saying the word “rabbit” because of the associated taboo.
  • Portland, Maine: Our namesake on the East Coast is many travelers’ favorite seafood destination — not to mention an ideal spot to spend a summer weekend, with its pristine beaches and incredible views peppered throughout the city.
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