GETTING HERE

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Casco Bay

Travel Options

Peaks Island is part of the city of Portland and is approximately 3 miles from downtown, which takes about 15 minutes by boat. Casco Bay Lines makes regular trips throughout the day, rain or shine, year-round. Tickets can be purchased at the time of departure. Water taxis and mooring options for those arriving by boat are available by prior reservation. 

Casco Bay Lines Ferry

56 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine 04101 

Phone: (207) 774-7871  

Email: info@cascobaylines.com

Portland Express Water Taxi

 68 Commercial St, Portland, Maine 04101

Phone: (207) 415-8493

Email:  reservations@foggswatertaxi.com  

Peaks Island Taxi

Affordable transportation for all visitors and residents

Phone:  (207) 518-0000

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Peaks Island Marina

43° 39.4′ N,  70° 11.9′ W

Phone: (207) 766-5783

Email:  info@lpamarine.com

There may be no more beautiful way to see Maine than from the water

Lighthouses

Casco Bay holds some of the most famous and iconic views of Maine. With Maine’s oldest lighthouse tour, this scenic harbor is home to six lighthouses, three of which you can see on the short ride to Peaks. Perhaps the most iconic lighthouse, The Portland Head Light, was commissioned by George Washington is easilly visable by boat or ferry. Other lighthouses that can be seen are the Spring Point Ledge Light and the Portland Breakwater Lighthouse (Bug Light).

Forts

In addition you can see three classic decommissioned forts that once protected this beautiful harbor; Fort Gorges, Fort Preble, and Fort Scammel.

Maine Wildlife

There is a plethora of quintessential Maine wildlife to be seen as well. Countless seals inhabit the harbor, as well as many types of waterfowl including Puffins and Great Blue Herons.

There may be no more beautiful way to see Maine than from the water

Light Houses

Casco Bay holds some of the most famous and iconic views of Maine. With Maine’s oldest lighthouse tour, this scenic harbor is home to six lighthouses, three of which you can see on the short ride to Peaks. Perhaps the most iconic lighthouse, The Portland Headlight, was commissioned by George Washington is easilly visable by boat or ferry. Other lighthouses that can be seen are the Spring Point Ledge Light and the Portland Breakwater Lighthouse (Bug Light).

Forts

In addition you can see three classic decommissioned forts that once protected this beautiful harbor; Fort Gorges, Fort Preble, and Fort Scammel.

Maine Wildlife

There is a plethora of quintessential Maine wildlife to be seen as well. Countless seals inhabit the harbor, as well as many types of waterfowl including Puffins and Great Blue Herons.

Visit Maine in Style

The Way Life Should Be

Whether it's a weekend getaway, or a week away from it all, we have a room that's perfect for you.

207-766-5100
33 Island Avenue Peaks Island, Maine 04108
frontdesk@innonpeaks.com

Visit Maine in Style

The Way Life Should Be

Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a week away from it all. We have a room that’s perfect for you.

207-766-5100
33 Island Avenue Peaks Island, Maine 04108
frontdesk@innonpeaks.com

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