Traveling to Maine by train along the coastal corridor is an experience that you and your family will always remember. The trip is both a beautiful and restful way to see Maine. You will experience parts of Maine that cannot be found any other way. Ocean vistas and quaint towns that seem to be stuck in time are around every bend of the tracks. It is nice to have the time to actually see the countryside that you travel through while sitting in the comfortable seats on board the Down Easter. The Down Easter Railway travels from Boston with stops in Woburn, Haverhill, Exeter, Durham, Dover Wells, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Freeport and Brunswick Maine. Once you’re in Brunswick you can catch the Eastern Rail Line all the way to Rockland with additional stops in Bath and Wiscasset. Just think of it Boston to Rockland Maine with stops in Portland to experience the Old Port water front. Next stop Freeport to shop at L. L. Bean. Now for some culture in Brunswick with The Maine State Music Theater or the Bowdoin College museum. Brunswick is the home of Joshua Chamberlain and Harriet Beacher Stowe. Brunswick is also the gateway to the Mid Coast and all of the experiences of the ocean. Catch a boat trip out to Admiral Peary’s Home on Eagle Island or ride down to Bailey Island for the best in ocean views. Home of the engineering marvel Cribstone Bridge the only one of its kind in the world. You can experience world famous Cook’s Lobster House for a lobster feed and boating excursions along Casco Bay. After exploring the sites of Brunswick hop on the Maine Eastern Railway to Rockland to experience great scenery and quaint coastal villages. Boston to Rockland Maine and Back with no driving only the enjoyment of discovering the hidden beauty of Maine. For more information about the Amtrak Downeaster to Brunswick train ride go to http://www.amtrakdowneaster.com/ . For more information on the Maine Eastern Railroad ride to Rockland go to http://www.maineeasternrailroad.com/ .
Taking the train to Maine for business or pleasure, with your family or by yourself, you will find if fun, comfortable and refreshing. Come to Maine by train and experience Maine’s best.