Portland – Things to do with your Team

Home to more than one-third of the total population of Maine, Portland is a welcoming cultural epicenter and one of the best cities to experience all that the state has to offer. It is a city where the past meets the present, letting you and your team experience the best of both.

During your stay you can see the sights, catch a game of baseball at Haddock Field, or just have fun at one of Portland’s world-class, family-friendly attractions.

With so much to see and do you’ll wish you could stay awhile longer, but even if your team’s trip to Portland is a brief one, you’ll leave feeling as if you were one of the locals.


Maine Duck Tours

You and your team can see all that Portland has to offer from the land and the sea with Maine Duck Tours, Maine’s only amphibious adventure. The tour begins with twists and turns through the Old Port aboard the iconic “Duck” amphibious vehicle as you learn about the legends and lore that have shaped Portland into the storied city it has come to be.

The fun doesn’t end where the road does though. You’ll want to make sure to hold onto your tail feathers as the vehicle drives into the waters of Casco Bay, offering fantastic views of Portland’s working waterfront, Calendar Islands, and marine wildlife.

With Maine Duck Tours you’ll be seeing the sights of Portland from the land and sea without ever leaving your seat! 177 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101


Bayside Bowl

Bayside Bowl  is far from your typical bowling experience. For the kids in the group there are 20 world-class lanes of USBC sanctioned lanes of 10-pin bowling. For the adults, a rooftop deck with expansive views of the Portland skyline, award-winning food and craft cocktails served from an authentic 1960s airstream, and film screenings every other Wednesday during the summer.

Kid-friendly food options include chicken tenders, mac and cheese, and nachos. The bunch menu, available at the rooftop restaurant, features a diverse selection of brunch fare that the adults in the group will certainly appreciate, such as tostadas, chorizo hash, guacamole toast, and more. 58 Alder St, Portland, ME 04101


The Rink and The Hill Thompson’s Point

If you happen to find yourself in Portland during the winter months, make the most of the chilly weather by ice skating or snow tubing at The Rink and The Hill Thompson’s Point.

The Rink features 10,000 square feet of ice surface, as well as a warming room and heated lounge to keep those in your group skating and not skating, warm and toasty. For more adventurous wintertime fun, your team can brave The Hill, a two-story, four-lane course that’s bound to excite.

When it’s time to warm up, stop by one of the on-site food vendors with your team for a warm beverage or a snack.

Conveniently located off of I-295 and offering skaters and tubers skyline views of Portland, Thompson’s Point is the ideal winter attraction for locals, tourists, and your team. 10 Thompson Point Rd, Portland, ME 04102


Funtown Splashtown USA

Treat the team to a day of splashing good fun in the sun at Funtown Splashtown USA , the largest water and amusement park in Northern New England located only a half hour away from Portland.

Portland - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4Teams

Funtown Splashtown USA consists of two different parks with a variety of entertaining attractions.

Funtown Ride Park features exciting thrill rides like the Excalibur Wooden Roller Coaster, family-friendly rides like the Classic Carousel, and kiddie rides like the Frog Hopper and Kiddie Swings.

Splashtown Water Park is a great solution to if your team is looking for an escape from the summer heat, with exciting water slides like the Mammoth family raft ride, the Corkscrew mat slide, and Poseidon’s Plunge, as well as fun rides for younger visitors, including the Family Fun Lagoon and Pirates Paradise AquaPlay.

When it’s time to grab a bite to eat, Funtown Splashtown USA is sure to have just what each person in your group is looking for. The park offers a variety of classic amusement park fare like burgers, chicken tenders, cotton candy, and more, in addition to dozens of exotic treats to satisfy those in your group with more adventurous taste buds, such as grilled sausage sandwiches, poutine, and red snapper hot dogs.

Funtown Splashtown USA offers tickets for each park, as well as combination tickets, which permits visitors to freely move about between both Funtown Ride Park and Splashtown Water Park. Discounted ticket prices are available for groups of 25 or more. 774 Portland Rd, Saco, ME 04072


To find hotel rooms closest to where your team is playing in Portland or any city, visit https://www.hotels4teams.com/. Hotels4Teams – The Best Hotels at the Best Prices, Closest to the Action!


Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine

Keep younger travelers entertained and inspired with a visit to the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine . There they can climb a miniature mountain in the Discovery Woods exhibit, become fire chief for a day and climb aboard the 25-foot fire truck in the Our Town exhibit, role-play as crewmembers on a 40-foot schooner or man a space shuttle, and so much more!

While the museum is geared towards the interests of children ages one to 11 years old, visitors in their young teens will also enjoy the computer lab and camera exhibit. With so much to do and see, the kids in your group are sure to enjoy every enriching moment at this quaint Portland attraction. 142 Free St, Portland, ME 04101


Hadlock Field

Catching a game of baseball at Hadlock Field  is sure to be a home run for you and your team while in Portland.

Portland - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4Teams

Home of the Portland Sea Dogs minor league baseball team, Hadlock Field boasts fantastic sightlines, an intimate atmosphere, and, as a result of the Sea Dog’s being the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, a left field wall dubbed the “Maine Monster” that bears a striking resemblance to the iconic “Green Monster” at Fenway Park.

If you don’t have enough time to catch a game but would still like to visit the field, book a free tour for your group. You can also enhance your tour experience with a Sea Dog biscuit ice cream sandwich for each person in your group or a meet and greet with the team’s mascot, Slugger the Sea Dog, at the end of the tour for an extra charge.

Discounted ticket prices for Sea Dogs games are available for children 16 and under, as well as for groups of 20 or more, making Hadlock Field an attraction that’s not only fun, but also affordable. 271 Park Ave, Portland, ME 04102


The Escape Room

If your idea of a team building activity involves trust falls, The Escape Room is guaranteed to impress. This mind-bending Portland attraction is the ultimate team building activity because the whole group shares the same objective; escape from a locked room before time runs out.

With only 60 short minutes to break free, your group will have to work well under pressure by communicating clearly with one another in order to come up with creative solutions. For some added competitive edge, large groups can play head to head to see who can escape the fastest.

The three escape games offered at the Escape Room include the Pharaoh’s Tomb, the Copperhead Saloon, and the London Blitz, each one offering its own uniquely-themed, immersive experience. 496 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101


Get Air

Get your team bouncing, jumping, hoping, diving, and more at Get Air! This trampoline park is the perfect place in Portland to spend some extra energy or to spend some time on a rainy day.

It features fun games and activities like dodgeball, “Slam Ball,” a Ninja Course, foam pit, and more, in addition to a Main Court where the kids in your group can jump around freely to their heart’s content atop trampolines practically running from wall to wall in this huge facility.

While everyone on the team is jumping, melt away the stresses of your busy trip in one of Get Air’s many leather massage chairs. Also, be sure to take advantage of the discounted group rates if you’re planning on visiting Get Air with a group of 15 or more. 921 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103


It’s interesting to note that the city seal of Portland depicts a phoenix rising from the ashes, in reference to the city’s historical recoveries from four devastating fires. Just as Portland came back time and time again, you and your team will want to return as well.