|MAINE - MID-COAST
The rocky mid-coast of Maine features town after town,
bay after bay and harbor after harbor all set around the
peninsulas and inlets of this historic area.
The finest seafood in the world is available here at dozens
and dozens of establishments from family-owned clam shacks
on the highway to luxurious restaurants overlooking the
The area's history reads like a capsule history of the
country. Both fishing and farming are major industries
as well as shipbuilding from small boatyards up to the
famous Bath Iron Works.
Traveling up and down Route 1 or the other well-marked
roads in the area leads you directly to or gives you easy
access to such well known destinations as Boothbay Harbor,
Camden, Bath, Southport, Christmas Cove, Rockland, Brunswick
and Cundy's Harbor.
Activities are varied and affordable - sailing, sightseeing
cruises, whale watches and coastal trails give you a true
taste of life on the coast of Maine. And history abounds.
Visit the Bath Maritime Museum for a look at life on the
water down through the ages from pre-revolutionary times
to the present. There is an active nightlife throughout
the area and several repertory companies and dinner theatres.
There is also an abundance of outdoor activities in the
immediate areas away from the coast such as canoeing, hiking,
bicycling and swimming.
Antique collectors may want arrive in a large truck to
cart home the many finds they're sure to come across in
the area's numerous shops and flea markets.
There is not a more well-rounded area in the state to
enjoy a little bit (or a lot of!) of everything Maine has