Best Places to Live

Portland, ME

Population: 66,490
Portland ME

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With 17 operating microbreweries, Portland, ME, is one of the top craft beer destinations in the country. The city earned its ranking on the list by having the highest per-capita number of breweries of any city in the U.S. boasting about 25.5 breweries per 100,000 people.

Ready to plan a trip to Portland? Don’t forget your tickets for the Maine Brew Bus, a tour bus company that takes visitors to local breweries like Island Dog Brewing, Allagash Brewing Co.Fore River Brewing Co.Bunker Brewing Co. and more.

Portland's love of local doesn't just stop with craft beer. After sipping your way through the city, be sure to visit one of the city's hyper-local dining establishments