The maritime history of Bath began nearly 400 years ago when the first ship to be built by settlers in the new world was launched. At one point in history, shipyards lined the shore of the Kennebec River and vessels built in Bath sailed on all the seas of the world.
For today's traveler, Bath represents the past and the present as the home to the world-class shipbuilder Bath Iron Works. You can also visit the Maine Maritime Museum – which is often visited by Tall Ships. Strolling the city streets on your vacation, you will see many 19th century brick buildings lining the narrow streets and feel the slower pace and friendly charm of the city. There are many examples here of classic American architecture.
Come and vacation in Bath, Maine and enjoy and participate in the renaissance feel of the area.