Taking tours of Portland is all the rage during the peak summer season. Whether it's fire trucks, duck boats or using your own two feet, sightseeing is big business in Maine's largest city. So it should come as no surprise that a New Hampshire-based helicopter company is avoiding the crowded market on land and taking to the skies to offer a view of Portland not often seen.

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According to the Portland Press Herald, Seacoast Helicopters will offer sightseeing tours of downtown Portland, the islands of Casco Bay and of course the famous lighthouses that people travel great distances to see. The tour company will be based at the Portland International Jetport and will three different tours, each with varying time and price points.

The tour company started service this week.