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Moving Companies in Portland, Maine

Moving Companies in Portland, Maine

All About Moving to Portland, ME
Portland, ME was named America’s #1 most livable city in 2009 by Forbes magazine. To this day it rivals all competitors in many ways including cost of living, amenities, jobs, and climate. If you will be moving to Portland, Maine in the coming months, you will be joining nearly 70,000 Portlanders who call the city home, as well as over 500,000 metro area residents. Considering its location, this area is still booming (growing by 3% since 2000). If you’re wondering what else makes moving to Portland, ME so special, keep reading!

Moving to Portland, ME--Northeastern Environment

Here are a few bullet points on the main aspects of life in Portland, ME:

  • Climate -- Don’t be fooled by Portland’s position on the coast. It is still a chilly city, with lows during the bulk of winter in the 20s. Average snowfall in January is 19.7 inches. Definitely bring your boots and parka when moving to Portland!
  • Transportation -- If you are moving to Portland, ME without a car, you will probably want to acquire one soon as most residents drive personal vehicles. However the bus system will get you around pretty good in the mean time. METRO is the Greater Portland Transit District’s bus system. Eight bus routes cover all of the major thoroughfares!
  • Education -- Need to finish up your degree? Guess where you’ll be going! The University of Southern Maine is conveniently located near downtown Portland and offers 115 areas of study. Go for it!
  • Recreation -- Moving to Portland, ME is a great idea for work and play! Check out the Portland Ice Arena during the fall and winter months. Over 60,000 residents visit yearly as players and spectators to the various organized events.
  • Shopping -- Portland’s downtown district is the place to be for those looking to find the best and most unique goods and services. They have it all, including tours, hotels, museums, and food.
  • Food -- After moving to Portland, ME, you are sure to fall in love with the one-of-a-kind culinary scene. The city has been named the “Foodiest Small Town In America” by Bon Appétit.

Portland, ME is a small town by most standards, and yet residents would argue that the best kept secret of the Northeast is the vibrant, cosmopolitan life available in Portland that rivals cities ten times its size. Note also, if you’re moving to Portland, ME, you will be a mere 115 miles from downtown Boston. Many residents find themselves traveling this short commute to enjoy the bigger city sports and cultural scene without having to worry about dealing with the big city headaches.

Moving to Portland, ME – Getting there

Now that you’ve chosen Portland, you have to get all your stuff there. You will want to choose an easy, affordable moving option to make your move hassle-free. U-Pack is a great moving option because you get affordable rates, but you never have to drive a cumbersome rental truck! U-Pack works by bringing you a moving trailer or moving container to your door at your current home. Then you load it up…and we drive it to your new home in Portland. You can travel to Portland in your own vehicle and take in the beautiful New England sights! Then in just 2-5 business days, typically, your stuff arrives right at your door, and you unload. Easy as that!

Get a free moving quote to see how much it would cost for your move to Portland! Locate the nearest U-Pack service center here. 

Station Address:
Address: 356 Riverside Indl Parkway
Portland, ME 04103
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (207) 878-2455
Fax: (207) 878-2157

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Portland, ME, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Portland, ME. If you have questions about serviceability to your location, please call us at 800-240-7422, and a U-Pack Moving Consultant will gladly help.

Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.
Monday, 5/27/2019
Thursday, 7/4/2019
Monday, 9/2/2019