Best Date Night Dinner Spots in Portland, Maine

Best Date Night Dinner Spots in Portland, Maine

Visiting Portland to celebrate a special occasion and want to go out for a nice meal? Here are our top picks for a date night dinner during your stay. 01. // FORE STREET Located a block from the waterfront in Old Port, Fore Street is well known as one of the original...
Best Beaches in Portland, Maine

Best Beaches in Portland, Maine

Portland is well known for its food and dining scene but the city also provides countless ways to get outside and enjoy the summer. These are a few of our favorite beaches that are all within a 20-minute drive of The Francis! .01 // WILLARD BEACH (10 MINUTE DRIVE FROM...
Best Lobster Rolls in Portland, Maine

Best Lobster Rolls in Portland, Maine

There is no shortage of places to grab a lobster roll in Portland – but these are our top picks! 01. // PICNIC STYLE AT BITE INTO MAINE The two most popular rolls at Bite into Maine are their classics – the Connecticut Style (just warm butter on top) and...
Kerrin Parkinson

Kerrin Parkinson

FEATURED ARTISTS AT THE FRANCIS Bringing Portland’s Best to You   Portland has such a vibrant art community, and we’ve chosen to showcase some of the local talent here, in Maine, through a rotating gallery in common spaces at The Francis. Each exhibit will...