Greater Portland & Casco Bay family friendly hotels and motels welcome the kids

Most Portland, Maine hotels and motels are family and kid friendly, and many go out of their way to accommodate children and families. Family friendly lodging in Portland, ME may offer suites of one and two bedrooms; free local transportation to nearby adventures like whale watching trips, sea kayaking, or sailing on a coastal schooner or lobster boat; access to nearby museums that appeal to both adults and children; and, of course, swimming pools.
Rustic Twin Room - Higgins Beach Inn - Scarborough, ME
Higgins Beach Inn

34 Ocean Avenue Scarborough, ME, 04074 Phone: 207-883-6684

Stone’s throw from the beach, this popular hotel has everything families need for ideal vacations

How perfect is this: a comfortable hotel, with an on-site restaurant, just a stone’s throw from unspoiled, sandy Higgins Beach. If that sounds like the ideal family vacation spot for you, reserve your suite now at the Higgins Beach Inn. Relax under your umbrella while the kids hunt for shells or paddle-board in the water. Go kayaking, canoeing, or try your hand at surf-casting. Nearby nature centers have great trails and a variety of wildlife. And you’re only 20 minutes from the shops, galleries and museums of Portland. The inn’s popular Shade restaurant offers hearty breakfasts and casual dining, with the freshest seafood, for lunch and dinner on its three-season porch, and the Shade Shack has great ice cream!

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