Ten Activities to do with the whole family while vacationing in Mid Coast Maine.
Travelers from around the world have set their destination for this part of Maine to enjoy the many wonderful sights and activities. Come with us now and discover why so many travelers set their sites on this part of Maine.
Enjoy the culture of the area. Mid Coast Maine is the perfect destination for cultural experiences like theater, dance, museums art and life. The Maine State Music Theater or Maine Maritime Museum and of course Bowdoin College are all located in this gateway of the Coast. The half hour ride South from Boothbay Harbor makes the Mid Coast area a perfect day trip for folks visiting that popular destination.Wonderful views of the rugged coastline of Casco Bay can be experienced at every turn.
Hiking the trails that abound in this part of Maine. walking trails like the Giant’s Stair Case which weaves along the Eastern shore of Bailey island and brings you to a rock formation that at low tide can only be described by its name. Hikes that challenge you such as the Devil’s Back Trail, take you away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to a magical place found only in destinations you would call paradise.
Relax and enjoy the day at one of our beaches or waterfront parks. There are a half-dozen great beaches to swim or collect seashells and sea glass . Stroll along one of our waterfront parks and enjoy the reason you came to Maine.
Shop the many one of a kind stores.Experience quaint shops like The village Shop where they hand weave beautiful baskets and the Island Candy Company for some delicious home-made candy. You will also find exquisite galleries of Maine artisans for one of a kind Maine made works of art. Go experience Land’s End gift shop for the true Maine shopping experience while your kids play on their beach and hubby sits back on their deck watching the surf roll in. Reny’s is a store that boasts itself as being a true Maine adventure. Visit them and see why their claims are true.
Experience unforgettable accommodations and hospitality. If you’re looking for a great place to stay, Mid Coast Maine has some of the most wonderful Inns and motels in the state. Most of them have great views or are a stones throw away from the water’s edge.
Eat and drink great Maine cuisine. Let’s not forget the food at on of the many waterfront restaurants that call this home. Great seafood and steaks, perhaps some oysters on the deck as the sun sets while sipping on a locally brewed Allagash Beer. Maine lobster and seafood landed right on the docks of well known restaurants.
Tour the galleries and art studios of the area. Experience the many fine artists that capture the beauty of the Maine Mid Coast.
Capture the historic experience of Maine’s Coast. Find the rich history of this part of Maine. The Men and women that helped to build this nation and the historic sites they built.
There are many ways to remember this awesome part of the world. So while you are here see and do as much as you can and want, until you return to again indulge in the many Maine activities you so desperately need after a long hard-worked year.
Mid Coast Maine, you deserve it!