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Birding in Midcoast Maine

Maine is one of the most forested states, has over 3500 miles of coastlines, has hundreds of lakes and is the endpoint for the Appalachian mountain range all making Maine one of North America’s top birding destinations. With the wide range of habitats and diverse landscapes of Maine, the variety […]

 

Hiking in Maine: The Penobscot Bay Region

Outside of Acadia National Park, some of the best coastal hiking in Maine is located in the Penobscot Bay Region. There are hikes that offer breathtaking views of the rugged coast of Maine, its islands and wildlife.  Mountain hikes, rock cliffs, marsh hikes and trails through forests and fields can all […]

 

Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Observatory and Historic Fort Knox

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is a great stop on your way to the Rockland/Camden area from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park or visa versa.  On a clear beautiful summer’s day from the Observatory you will be able to see for miles and take in such sites as […]

 

Kayaking and Stand Up Paddling (SUP) in Midcoast Maine

Rockland has been named one of the Top Adventure towns in Maine by National Geographic for several years because of the diversity of outdoor activities that are offered in this area.  The opportunities to kayak or stand up paddle on the ocean or a lake for both the novice to […]

 

Biking in Midcoast Maine

The Midcoast of Maine offers some great biking opportunities for both road and off road biking.  You can enjoy riding the roads on one of the many islands like Islesboro or Vinalhaven or the quiet roads around Lake Megunticook, the St. George Peninsula or the Rockport Peninsula where you will […]

 

A Tour of Midcoast Maine’s Area Lighthouses

With sixty-eight lighthouses in total, Maine has the most lighthouses that are on ocean waters in the US.  The greatest concentrations of lighthouses in Maine are located in the middle coast of the state which includes all of those in Penobscot Bay southward to Boothbay Harbor. Today the vast majority of […]