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Falmouth-Foreside is a small port town located on Casco Bay, about ten minutes north of the city of Portland along U.S. Highway 1. It's known as one of Maine's great boating centers and is home to the Portland Yacht Club, which is the second oldest yacht club in the United States. This picturesque village has a charming Town Landing and pier where visitors enjoy the vibrant scene of the Bay filled with sailboats and the working and yachting fleet of the area. It's also a great spot to view spectacular sunrises and sunsets. The Town Market in Falmouth Foreside includes a local grocery store where you can purchase live lobsters along with all the other necessities. Five minutes away is the larger city of Falmouth, which offers restaurants, shopping, 3 golf courses, theaters, an ice skating rink and many parks and recreational facilities. In the Falmouth Foreside area, outdoor recreation includes cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the wintertime, and in summer there's swimming, boating, sailing, fishing, hiking, biking and golf. Portland, Maine's largest city, is just a short ten minute drive away and attractions include the Portland Museum of Art, the famous Old Port area with its' boutiques, art galleries and bookstores, plus sightseeing excursions to the many nearby islands of Casco Bay.

Surrounding areas: Great Diamond Island, Maine (3.8 mi), Long Island, Maine (4.1 mi), Yarmouth, Maine (4.7 mi), Cumberland Center, Maine (5.0 mi), Peaks Island, Maine (5.3 mi), Portland, Maine (5.7 mi), South Portland, Maine (7.8 mi)

Falmouth Foreside Vacation Rentals




Falmouth Foreside Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Hilton Gadren Inn Portland Airport145 Jetport BlvdPortland, ME5.6 mi.(207) 828-1117
Portland Regency Inn20 Milk StPortland, ME5.8 mi.(207) 774-4200
Eastland Park Hotel157 High StPortland, ME6.2 mi.(207) 746-5411
Holiday Inn By The Bay88 Spring StPortland, ME6.2 mi.(207) 775-2311
MS/Scotia Prince468 Commercial StPortland, ME6.4 mi.(207) 415-5678
Fairfield Inn340 Park AvePortland, ME6.6 mi.(207) 871-0611
Doubletree Hotel Portland1230 Congress StPortland, ME6.7 mi.(207) 774-5611
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Downtown Waterfront Me65 Commercial StPortland, ME6.8 mi.(207) 780-0780
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel155 Riverside StPortland, ME7.1 mi.(207) 774-5861
Days Inn1150 Brighton AvePortland, ME7.2 mi.(207) 775-3711
Holiday Inn Portland West81 Riverside StPortland, ME7.2 mi.(207) 774-5601
Travelodge Of Portland1200 Brighton AvePortland, ME7.2 mi.(207) 774-6101
Embassy Suites Hotel1050 Westbrook StPortland, ME7.7 mi.(207) 775-2200
Harraseeket Inn162 Main StFreeport, ME7.8 mi.(207) 865-9377
Peter A Mckernan Hospitality CTR TheFort RdSouth Portand, ME7.8 mi.(207) 767-9672
Comfort Inn90 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME8.9 mi.(207) 775-0409
Hampton Inn194 Lower Main StFreeport, ME9.1 mi.(207) 865-1400
Best Western Merry Manor Inn700 Main StSouth Portland, ME9.3 mi.(207) 774-6151
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites303 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME9.3 mi.(207) 775-3900
Howard Johnson-s Portland675 Main StSouth Portland, ME9.3 mi.(207) 775-5343
Marriott Hotel200 Sable Oaks DrSouth Portland, ME9.3 mi.(207) 871-8000
Econo Lodge South Portland80 John Roberts RdSouth Portland, ME9.5 mi.(207) 772-3838
Sheraton South Portland363 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME9.6 mi.(207) 775-6161
Hampton Inn171 Philbrook AveSouth Portland, ME9.7 mi.(207) 773-4400
Days Inn461 Maine Mall RdSouth Portland, ME9.8 mi.(207) 772-3450
Casco Bay Inn107 Us Rt 1Freeport, ME9.9 mi.(207) 865-4925
Coastline Inn209 Rt 1 SFreeport, ME9.9 mi.(207) 865-3777
Comfort Suites500 US Rt 1 SFreeport, ME9.9 mi.(207) 865-9300
Freeport Inn335 US Rt 1Freeport, ME9.9 mi.(207) 865-3106
Holidayinn Express Hotel & Suites450 Usroute 1Freeport, ME9.9 mi.(207) 865-9020
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown5 Park StFreeport, ME10.0 mi.(207) 865-1433
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland/Maine Mall2 Cummings RdScarborough, ME10.0 mi.(207) 883-0300
Towne Place Suites By Marriott700 Roundwood DrScarborough, ME10.7 mi.(207) 883-6800
Residence Inn By Marriott Scarborough/Portland800 Roundwood DrPortland Scarborough, ME10.8 mi.(207) 883-0400
Extended Stay America2 Ashley DrScarborough, ME10.8 mi.(207) 883-0554
Suburban Pines322 Roosevelt TRLWindham, ME11.7 mi.(207) 892-4834
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Portland Scarboro66 SPG StScarborough, ME12.2 mi.(207) 883-0300
Millbrook Motel321 US Rt 1Scarborough, ME12.2 mi.(207) 883-6004
Higgins Beach Inn34 Ocean AveScarborough, ME12.5 mi.(207) 883-6684
Fairfield Inn & Suites36 Old Portland RdBrunswick, ME15.9 mi.(207) 721-0300
 
Bed & Breakfast
Brunswick Bed & Breakfast165 Park RowBrunswick, ME17.3 mi.(207) 729-4914
Ware Street Inn B&B52 Ware StLewiston, ME25.9 mi.(207) 783-8171

Falmouth Foreside Weather & Climate

The Portland area,  along the southern seacoast, has very pleasant summers and falls, cold winters and changeable springs. Very few summer nights are too warm and humid for comfortable sleeping. Autumn has the greatest number of sunny days and the least cloudiness. Winters can often extend into normal springtime. Heavy seasonal snowfalls of over 100 inches occur about every 10 years. True blizzards are area in Maine. Although cold, temperatures in this part of Maine are generally not as frigid as further north in the state. Cold waves sometimes are accompanied by strong winds, but extremely cold temperatures are usually accompanied by light winds. Fog along the coast is sometimes a factor in the weather during the summer months of June, July and August.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 30°F 12°F 4.09 in. 34°F
February 34°F 15°F 3.14 in. 33°F
March 42°F 25°F 4.14 in. 37°F
April 52°F 34°F 4.26 in. 40°F
May 63°F 44°F 3.82 in. 49°F
June 72°F 52°F 3.28 in. 56°F
July 78°F 58°F 3.32 in. 61°F
August 77°F 57°F 3.05 in. 62°F
September 68°F 48°F 3.37 in. 59°F
October 57°F 37°F 4.40 in. 52°F
November 47°F 29°F 4.72 in. 47°F
December 36°F 18°F 4.24 in. 39°F

Falmouth Foreside Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 7 miles southwest of Falmouth Foreside in Portland, Maine, the Sanford Regional airport (SFM) located approximately 34 miles southwest of Falmouth Foreside in Sanford, Maine, the Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM) located roughly 54 miles southwest of Falmouth Foreside in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and finally the Concord Municipal airport (CON) located around 74 miles west of Falmouth Foreside in Concord, New Hampshire.

Falmouth Foreside Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME17.3 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME20.0 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME43.8 mi.
Story LandGlenNH55.0 mi.
Pirate's Fun ParkSalisburyMA69.4 mi.
Santa's VillageJeffersonNH78.7 mi.
Six Gun CityJeffersonNH78.7 mi.
Canobie Lake ParkSalemNH82.3 mi.
JeepersMethuenMA85.5 mi.
 
Water Parks
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME20.0 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH53.6 mi.
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME103.4 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Val Halla Golf & Recreation CenterCumberland CenterME4.3 mi.
Great Chebeague Golf ClubChebeague IslandME5.2 mi.
Riverside Municipal Golf ClubPortlandME5.7 mi.
Westerly Winds Golf CourseWestbrookME8.8 mi.
Twin Falls Golf ClubWestbrookME9.0 mi.
Rivermeadow Golf ClubWestbrookME9.2 mi.
Sable Oaks Golf ClubSouth PortlandME9.3 mi.
Freeport Country ClubFreeportME9.6 mi.
Pleasant Hill Country ClubScarboroughME11.2 mi.
Gorham Country ClubGorhamME11.5 mi.
Nonesuch River Golf ClubScarboroughME11.7 mi.
Spring Meadows Golf Course at Cole FarmsGrayME11.7 mi.
Willowdale Golf ClubScarboroughME11.7 mi.
Frye Island Golf CourseFrye IslandME17.0 mi.
Brunswick Golf ClubBrunswickME17.3 mi.
Biddeford Saco Country ClubSacoME19.9 mi.
Apple Valley Golf CourseLewistonME21.1 mi.
Prospect Hill Golf CourseAuburnME22.6 mi.
Bath Country ClubBathME22.7 mi.
Summit Golf CoursePolandME23.7 mi.
Fairlawn Golf ClubPolandME24.6 mi.
Fox Ridge Golf ClubAuburnME24.6 mi.
Naples Golf & Country ClubNaplesME25.4 mi.
Dutch Elm Golf ClubArundelME27.8 mi.
Cape Arundel Golf ClubKennebunkportME28.9 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME33.5 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME52.1 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME54.6 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH56.1 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME59.1 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH61.3 mi.
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME65.6 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH66.1 mi.
Highlands MountainNorthfieldNH72.4 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH75.9 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH75.9 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH83.8 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH84.0 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME84.7 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME87.8 mi.
Pats PeakHennikerNH89.6 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH95.5 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH97.2 mi.
Nashoba ValleyWestfordMA101.1 mi.
Temple MountainPeterboroughNH106.1 mi.
 
State Parks
Wolfes Neck Woods State ParkME7.9 mi. 
Bradbury Mountain State ParkME11.5 mi. 
Crescent Beach State ParkME12.1 mi. 
Two Lights State ParkME12.1 mi. 
Scarborough Beach State ParkME14.2 mi. 
Ferry Beach State ParkME14.6 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME21.9 mi. 
Sebago Lake State ParkME22.5 mi. 
Range Ponds State ParkME22.6 mi. 
Reid State ParkME24.7 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME32.9 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME33.8 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME35.6 mi. 
 
Museums
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME5.6 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME5.6 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME5.6 mi.(History)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME6.7 mi.(History)
Seashore Trolley MuseumKennebunkportME29.1 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Counting House MuseumSouth BerwickME45.9 mi.(History)
Wright MuseumWolfeboroNH51.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
New England AquariumBostonMA104.4 mi.
Franklin Park ZooBostonMA104.4 mi.


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