Great Diamond Island Travel Tips
Find Seclusion and Relaxation at Great Diamond Island Vacation Rentals
The Great Diamond Island is a secluded family-friendly vacation destination in Casco Bay, which is part of Portland, Maine. Great Diamond Island lodging is going to have everything you need to plan the best getaway vacation. With no private cars located on the island, you're guaranteed to have a peaceful getaway from the busy city life. You won't get bored with you Great Diamond Island vacation rentals because there is always something to do on this serene Island.
Bike to Your Great Diamond Island Lodging
Bring your bike or rent a bike to travel around the island in style. Everything is also in walking distance, and you can bring or rent a kayak and paddle to get around the beautiful waters of the Portland Casco Bay cottages. Or you can snuggle up with good book in your Great Diamond island cottage. If that's not enough, activities at Great Diamond Island include bowling at Duckpin Bowling Alley. Duckpin Bowling is just like normal bowling but with a smaller ball and Great Diamond island is the only place you can play it in the state of Maine.
History surrounding the Great Diamond Island Rentals
During the 1800s, Diamond Cove was used as a military base through World War II. Back then it was called Fort Mckinley, but now Diamond cove is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Great Diamond Island is a historical place and tours of the grounds are also available by reservation. You can also visits the Fort Mckinley Museum and see some relics of the fort's history.
Get to Great Diamond Island by Ferry
If you get hungry while visiting the Great Diamond Island, you can visit the Diamond's Edge Restaurant and Marina. They serve lunch and dinner and are also available for wedding functions. You can get to the Great Diamond Island by ferry and, uniquely, this island has two ferry stops on different parts of the island. We can't wait to see you at the Great Diamond Island vacation rentals.