Swim in the brisk water of Sand Beach, hike or bike the carriage roads that weave through Mt. Desert Island, and eat popovers and jam at the Jordan Pond House.
Listen to world-class musicians at celebrated music festivals and learn about island life and natural history at local museums. Rent bikes or kayaks, play golf, go whale watching, or relax at waterfront cafés.
Eat lobster fresh off the boat, sit on the dramatic rocks of the windswept Schoodic Peninsula, and photograph picturesque harbors in quiet seaside towns like Corea and Winter Harbor.
Take a day sail out of Rockport, then enjoy the fine local restaurants that use fresh local produce and seafood. Stretch your legs in the Camden Hills after visiting the renowned Farnsworth Museum to see works by three generations of Wyeth painters.
Visit the museum of art, amble through charming neighborhoods, and savor world-class cuisine in Portland, Maine’s largest city, Explore offshore islands, tour lighthouses, kayak nearby bays and marshes, and swim in the ocean in communities along Maine’s south coast.