At the Maine State Aquarium, they are all about hands-on experiences. The animals in their care are ambassadors for their species, all waiting to inspire you. Come get up close and personal with their fish and invertebrates, and increase your interest, care, and understanding of the ocean and its resources.
Italian brick oven pizza in the heart of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, by the guys behind Ports of Italy. Besides their signature pizzas, they offer a selection of amazing Italian dishes and salads.
Also, Californian & Italian wines, beers, and cocktails.
The Thistle Inn is a beautiful old sea captains home built in 1861. The charming restaurant serves up fine food and craft cocktails in a casual environment. Delicious seafood and specials featuring local ingredients. Dinner reservations recommended.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a people’s garden, a grassroots effort that began as a casual conversation between friends and evolved into the largest botanical garden in New England. Located on more than 300 acres along the MidCoast, the Gardens is a true Maine experience.
Watch boats motor by, catch a glimpse of playful harbor seals, or see nearby nesting osprey take flight as you enjoy a picnic on the waterfront at Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site. Located on Davis Island in the Sheepscott River, Fort Edgecomb traces its origins to the early 19th century. Interpretive panels unfold the events surrounding the Fort's history when hostilities in Europe dictated construction of forts to protect local residents.
Our community's presence in the tavern feels like its seeping out of the walls. It has been what has made our little "off the water" neighborhood tavern so sublime. Do we have an amazing view? Yes, but it's not the ocean or a mountain skyline, it's your friends, family or co-workers playing bocce, cribbage, or throwing the "brass ring". Laughing and eating superb foods created alongside great local beer are as common as the salt and pepper shakers on our tables.
Rural farmhouse brewery nestled in the woods of Newcastle, Maine, an enchanting part of our state where rolling farmlands meet tidal waters. The best craft beers in the woods. What’s not there to like?