The area has a unique combination of scenery and climate that produces a one of a kind region full of a variety of sights and sounds that will excite and interest any traveler. The area is also rich in American history. Here you can stand on the 45th parallel and be right in between the equator and the North Pole or you can see unique birds such as the puffin.
There are opportunities for sailing and whale watching.
The many small, unique communities offer great shopping including antique shops, art galleries and various gift shops. When you need a break from shopping, you can enjoy great food fair including lobster, and or fresh blueberries.
The area, of course, is best known for Acadia National Park, which is one of the most accessible parks in the Nation. The Park is a great place to visit with its miles and miles of hiking trails, and over 50 miles of groomed carriage trails. Whether you are seeking hiking trails, bird watching, wildlife watching, camping or something more adventuresome, DownEast & Acadia has it.
Other Downeast Maine Resources
Washington County, Maine a.k.a. Sunrise Country is home to the towns of Calais, Eastport, Jonesport, and Machias.