Attractions

ATTRACTIONS AND TOWNS WITHIN 30-60 MINUTES OF BOOTHBAY HARBOR

Quintessential Maine communities await you. A vacation in the mid-coast is all about experiencing the out of doors, on land and sea, eating good food and exploring small friendly towns. Our tag line is “life as it should be.” Here are some favorite towns, in alphabetical order:

BATH (30 minutes)
-Maine Maritime Museum Fantastic interactive ship-building museum. Also arrange behind the scenes tours of Bath Iron Works. www.mainemaritimemuseum.org
-Chocolate Church Performances. www.chocolatechurch.org
-Main St. Named one of 10 Best Main Streets in USA 2009. www.visitbath.com

BRlSTOL (1 hour)
-Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Park www.lighthouse.cc/pemaquid
-Pemaquid State Beach
-Colonial Pemaquid www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org

BRUNSWICK (45 minutes)
-Bowdoin College Museum of Art www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum
-Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum www.academic.bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum
-Bowdoin International Music Festival www.summermusic.org
-Maine State Music Theatre www.msmt.org

DAMARISCOTTA (30 minutes)
-Reny’s Department Store
-Main Street with shops, restaurants and galleries
-Glidden Point Oyster Co. on River Road. A favorite of oyster connoisseurs.
www.oysterfarm.com

FREEPORT (55 minutes)
-Outlet shopping heaven and home of LL Bean, (open 24 hours a day!) www.freeportusa.com
-Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park http://www.visitmaine.com/organization/2132/wolfes_neck_woods_state_park

GEORGETOWN (45 minutes)
-Reid State Park www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/marine/sites/apr02.htm

PHIPPSBURG (45 minutes)
-Popham Beach State Park www.maine.gov/doc/parks

CAMDEN (1 hour)
-Camden Hills State Park www.stateparks.com/camden_hills.html
-Main Street with shops, restaurants and galleries

ROCKLAND (1 hour)
-Farnsworth Art Museum and the Wyeth Center www.farnsworthmuseum.org
-Maine Lighthouse Museum and Maine Discovery Center www.mainelighthousemuseum.com
-Owls Head Transportation Museum and the Owls Head Lighthouse www.ohtm.org

WISCASSET (20 minutes)
-Red’s Lobster
-Main Street with shops, restaurants and galleries

For more information on vacations in the state of Maine, visit www.visitmaine.com (Maine Tourism)