The Boothbay Harbor, Maine Experience

Boothbay Harbor’s Best Activities, Attractions and Things to Do

Our 47 year family-run business offers expert knowledge of the area and is centrally located in downtown Boothbay Harbor, Maine with the heart of the village just a short stroll away. Let us be your personal tour guide!  During you stay with us  we provide each room or suite with a walking map of Boothbay Harbor, as well as, detailed information according to each guest’s interests and preferences regarding restaurants, sights to see, art galleries, boating trips & sailing excursions, and much more. Come see why the Boothbay Harbor Region is the soul the Maine coast. Explore quiet coves, rocky shores, meandering country roads, beautiful lighthouses, and world class Botanical Gardens. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a fresh air retreat, or an extended sojourn from city life, you’ll be glad you found Boothbay Harbor, Maine. We look forward to making your stay with us a memorable one!

Boothbay Harbor, Maine is one of the best-known boating centers in New England and was recently voted a top 50 yachting destination due to its unique geography –  5 penisulas stretched over 2000 miles of coastline in a 30 mile radius.  Choose from the many excursion daily boat trips during the boating season to near-by islands, along the shoreline, and in quiet river waters

 

Boothbay Harbor Boat Tours & Excursions

Take a day trip & hike Monhegan Island, a fishing community that artist’s love to paint.

Enjoy a Scenic Sightseeing cruise, see lighthouse & nature with close to shore larger boats

Gaze at majestic Whales or Puffins with marine biologists & naturalists

Relax on a 60 foot, double masted Windjammer sailing cruise aboard the Lazy Jack or Eastwind

Kayak from our property & explore inner Boothbay Harbor or take a guided Kayak tour

Reserve a ticket to the very popular Clambake at Cabbage Island,

Experience lobster fishing up close on a Lobster Boat Tour

 

Boothbay Harbor Local Attractions

Spend a day exploring 250 acres of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Learn about local marine life at the State of Maine Aquarium

Hike over 40 miles of Boothbay Region Land Trust’s many nature trails

Ride a working steam train & enjoy 100 antique car’s at the Boothbay Railway Village

Enjoy championship caliber golf at the PGA rated Boothbay Harbor Country Club

 

Boothbay Harbor Day Trip Activities

Boothbay Harbor is ideally situated in central Mid-Coast Maine with many attractions located within a short drive nearby.  

Head to Wiscasset for antique shopping or lunch at Treats (20 minutes)

Take the scenic River Road to Damariscotta and continue south to Pemaquid Beach or you can tour & climb to the top of Pemaquid Lighthouse (45 minutes)

For Beach lovers go back to Bath and drive down to Popham State Beach & after stop at the fascinating Maine Maritime Museum (50 minutes)

For a rainy day trip, Freeport & LL Bean has many shops to explore (50 Minutes)

Rockland & Camden area offer many options: Lighthouses (Owl’s Head, Marshall Point, etc), Farnsworth Museum, & an amazing ocean view at the top of Mt. Battie

 

With our larger luxury sized rooms we have many guests choose us for their Boothbay Harbor for extended stays of 3-6 nights or more.  Please see more detailed area information about Boothbay Harbor in our 5 day itinerary .

Also, find all the best places to dine with our list of recommended restaurants in the Boothbay Harbor!