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AREA ATTRACTIONS IN MIDCOAST MAINE

There is so much to see and do in the mid-coast region of Maine, we wouldn't be surprised if you come back for more, again and again. In addition to picturesque scenery, our lush green coastline is home to nationally recognized arts museums, historic opera houses, charming antique malls and local lobster shacks. One thing is for sure, in Maine there is a seaside treasure to be discovered around every corner.
 Blues Festival

The North Atlantic Blues Festival

The North Atlantic Blues Festival is an annual two-day blues music festival featuring national blues performers and considered one of the most prestigious on the East Coast. The festival is held at the Public Landing in Rockland, Maine, overlooking the picturesque Rockland Harbor.
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lobster

The Maine Lobster Festival

Our annual Lobster celebration is not to be missed. Featuring 20,000 pounds of lobster, a sea goddess coronation, a big parade, top notch entertainment, an international crate race, fine art, talented crafts people and vendors, cooking contests, marine tent and so much more. Learn about this year's event here.
The Maine Antiques Festival

The Maine Antiques Festival

Literally thousands and thousands of antiques enthusiasts have been attending this festival annually for the past 35 years. Shop booths from over 100 antique dealers from across the US and Canada, each with a wide variety of vintage collectible and antiques spanning eras from the 18th century through the 1960's. Up to date festival info is available here.
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lighthouse

Take a Lighthouse Tour

With 65 historical lighthouses still standing and spread out along 5,000 miles of coastline, inlets and islands, Maine is commonly referred to as The Lighthouse State. Although many Maine lighthouses are not accessible on land, lighthouse boat tours are an ideal way to see these attractions and get the best photographs.
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Lincolnville Beach

Spend A Day On Lincolnville Beach

Lincolnville's natural beauty offers something for everyone in every season. Explore our charming beach with sprawling sections of sand and pebbles, the shallow waters are perfect for wading on a warm day. Watch the ferry make its way to the island of Islesboro, or hop on it yourself to see more of what the area has to offer. This area is also packed with quaint arts and crafts shopping experiences.
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Rockland's Main Street

Shop on Rockland's Main Street

Just a block away from the rustic waterfront, Rockland Main Street is THE trendy downtown shopping & dining destination for locals and visitors alike. Packed with stylish boutiques, artisan craft stores and award winning restaurants, you'll fall in love with the approachable and artistic nature of this thriving district.
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Windjammer

Ride a Windjammer

In the summer, Windjammer cruises are one of the most popular ways to experience the beauty of Maine's Midcoast. Enjoy the serenity and camaraderie of a simpler time aboard one of many century-old sailing schooners.
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Hike and Bike

Just 15 minutes from Pine Grove Cottages you will find the best Mid Coast mountain biking trails along with a network of hiking trails.  Grab a map and get outside.
Camden Harbor

Visit Camden

Recently rated by esteemed travel magazine, Conde Nast, as one of the most beautiful towns in America – Camden Maine is a picture-perfect seaside town that's packed with excellent shopping, dining and cultural experiences.
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Farnsworth Art Museum

Visit one of our many museums: 

Rain or shine, it's easy to while away a few hours focused on fine art, area and maritime history, lighthouse artifacts, vintage transportation, or antique toys. See a list of area museums and galleries here.
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Rockport Opera House

Take In A Show

Maine is definitely a place for the culturally inclined. Take in a play or production at The Strand Theatre's which features live concerts and high-definition opera and theater broadcasts. Some of the former are produced by Bay Chamber Concerts, which also performs at the Rockport Opera House. At the Camden Opera House, Sunday matinees by The Everyman Repertory Theatre occur periodically throughout the year.
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Bay at Camden Hills State Park

Embrace The Great Outdoors

Camden Hills State Park has 5,700 acres of wooded hills with an 800-foot summit that treats visitors to sweeping vistas of Penobscot Bay. As one of the most popular parks in the nation, Camden Hills State Park is known by avid outdoor enthusiasts for its breathtaking panoramic views of Penobscot Bay, Camden Harbor and water, and stunning fall foliage. Bar Harbor is only an hour and a half away, with it's renowned Acadia National Park.