Boothbay, Maine

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Outdoor Pursuits

Beaches
Birch Point State Park’s Crescent Beach at Owl’s Head, (55 minutes).
Georgetown Reid State Park, (45 minutes).
Pemaquid Beach Park (45 minutes).
Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg (60 minutes).

Bicycling
Tidal Transit Company, Boothbay Harbor

Fishing
The Tackle Shop at the White Anchor, Boothbay

Golf
Boothbay Region Country Club

Nature Preserves & Trails
Bald Head Preserve, Arrowsic (45 minutes).
Boothbay Region Land Trust, Boothbay Harbor
Camden Hills State Park, Camden (55 minutes).
Maine Audubon Society Mast Landing Sanctuary, Wolf Neck Woods State Park, Freeport (45 minutes).

Sea Kayaking
Tidal Transit Company, Boothbay Harbor
Ocean Gate Kayak Tours at Ocean Gate, Southport Island
East Boothbay Kayak Company at Ocean Point Marina, East Boothbay.

Theater, Music and Arts

Arts
Boothbay Region Art Foundation, Boothbay Harbor
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport (60 minutes).
Edgecomb Potters , Edgecomb (10 minutes).
Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, Rockland (55 minutes).
Georgetown Pottery, Georgetown (45 minutes).

Music
Mid Coast Symphony Orchestra, Brunswick

Theater
The Boothbay Playhouse, Boothbay

Excursions

Islands
Monhegan Island, (1.5 hours).

Whale Watching
Boothbay Whale Watch, Boothbay Harbor
Cap’n Fish’s Sightseeing Boat Cruises, Boothbay Harbor

Cruises
Balmy Days Cruises, Boothbay Harbor

Museums & Historic Places

Museums
Boothbay Railway Village, Boothbay
Children’s Museum of Maine, Portland (75 minutes).
Maine Maritime Museum (25 minutes).
Maine State Museum (45 minutes).
Owl’s Head Transportation Museum (55 minutes).

Lighthouses
Pemaquid Head Lighthouse, open mid-May to mid-October, 7 days a week (45 minutes).

Historic Sites & Activities
Castle Tucker Historic Home Wiscasset (15 minutes).
The General Knox Museum, Montpelier (45 minutes).
Old Port Exchange Portland (75 minutes).
Romar Bowling Lanes

Aquariums
Maine State Aquarium.

Gardens
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Shopping & Dining

Shopping
Freeport offers more than 140 retail shops including the LLBean campus with shops featuring Bean’s own trademark clothing, home furnishings, outdoor gear, etc. (45 minutes).

Avalon Antiques Market Maine’s Ultimate Antique Adventure located in Wiscasset, features over 100 dealers in an 11,000 square-foot showroom. (15 minutes)

Dining
Here are a few of our favorite restaurants – from fine dining to light casual eating:

The Boathouse Bistro & Tapas Bar
Cabbage Island Clambakes
Damariscotta River Grill
Five Islands Lobster Co.
Jameson Tavern
McSeagull’s Waterfront Restaurant

Ports of Italy Restaurant
Sarah’s Café
Trevett Country Store & Grill (207-633-1140)