Add Portland, Maine to your travel list. This small, seaside city brings a new level to the food and beverage scene. When you think of Maine, your first thought probably goes to quaint coastal cottages and perhaps the backwoods. Portland has an eclectic, coastal vibe rich in culture. If you are a beer lover, you're in the right city - Portland has the most breweries per capita in the country with 18 craft breweries.
Can't beat a good farm to table restaurant. This local fave is located downtown in the Old Port of Portland. Tantalize your taste buds with tapas-style small plates made from locally grown vegetables. Sur Lie is also known for their unique infused cocktails. Their home made hummus is a must!
Visit a kombucha brewery. Local's choice! Portland is flooded with craft breweries but is also home to a handful of kombucha makers. The tasting room at Root Wild is welcoming and has a fun earthy energy. The staff is knowledgeable and always makes you feel right at home.
For the art chick - Blind Tiger is a new boutique hotel that feels like you just walked into a vogue set. This cozy yet sophisticated stay is located in Portland's historical west end. Surrounded by music venues, restaurants and the promenade which overlooks Casco Bay.