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Portland, ME

Population: 66,490
Visit Portland

Portland, Maine, is the largest city in Maine and is home to 500,000 residents, which is more than one-third of the state's total population. The community houses 230 restaurants that make Portland one of the top foodie cities in America, and about 15 breweries are also in operation. They include Gritty McDuff's Brewing Co. and one of the stalwarts of the New England craft culture, Allagash Brewing Co., which has more than 50 selections with names like Coolship Red and Tripel Ale.