Rusty Howes, host of Pickleball 411, gives a quick shout out to all the players in Portland, Maine. If you are traveling in the area, make sure you bring your pickleball paddle with you! Courts abound and the people are so friendly.

Let us know where you think players should make sure they bring a pickleball paddle with them when traveling there. We already mentioned Maine, but what about Hawaii? Wisconsin? Florida? Let us know! Leave comments below and links if you have them so we can all share this great information.

Happy playing everyone and have a great weekend!


  1. Cape Cod is the place to go for fun, sun, and lots of pickleball! From Sandwich and Falmouth on the Upper Cape, Cotuit, Marstons Mills Hyannis, Harwich, and Yarmouth Mid- Cape, and beyond, there is plenty of pickleball both outdoors and in. The water is warm, and the pickleball is HOT,

  2. Best time to visit Maine and play a whole lot of Pickleball outside is May 15th until October 15th.
    Today’s price of lobster is $4 per pound.

  3. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, the Tellico Pickleball Club located in Tellico Village, Tennessee with have a grand opening of 8 brand new lighted outdoor Pickleball courts. Come visit us sometime.

  4. Coming to sunny So Ca ? Crown Valley Puckleball , We have 8 dedicated outdoor pickleball courts in Laguna Niguel. We are minutes away from beaches and have 150 members. Visitors always welcome, check website for hours of play.USAPA

  5. Grand Rapids, MI has 5 official outdoor courts which are lighted and more to come. There are other indoor and outdoor options around the city …. Visitors are welcome!

  6. hubert townsend

    Yeah, pb in Wyoming!! Casper Rec Center (4th and Beverly) drop in M W F 6-8pm. or , tues and thurs go to tennis courts at 4th and Beverly at 8AM if wind not too bad. Pickleball lessons by a 4.5 player are only a homemade cherry or lemon meringue pie per hour. Such a great deal.

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