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Trip Ideas: Maine Lobster

Scenic bays, craggy peninsulas and sparkling offshore islands surround Midcoast Maine's fishing villages, seaside resorts and bustling harbor towns. This region is rich with Maine's maritime past and the vibrant local arts scene and there are endless options for adventure? from kayaking to hiking, biking and golf, but be sure to leave time to enjoy freshly caught seafood.

Boothbay Region

1
Morning

Stop by the East Boothbay General Store for fantastic breakfast treats.

2
Explore Ocean Point

Walk along the rocky shore where you can watch lobstermen pulling traps. Great photo opportunities too.

3
Tour the Harbor

Relish in a leisurely late morning harbor cruise or sail on a classic Friendship Sloop. Both trips take tours of this small working harbor. Balmy Days Cruises, in Boothbay.

4
Noon

Pack a picnic and head over to the Maine State Aquarium in West Boothbay Harbor. This is a spectacular spot to spend an afternoon, check out the Aquarium Touch Tank, learn about lobsters and relax watching boats on the Harbor.

5
Catch a Lobster

Go Lobstering! One-hour tours provide guests with the opportunity for hands-on experience of how lobsters are caught. Boothbay Harbor.

6
Treat Yourself

Treat yourself to a traditional Maine lobster bake at Cabbage Island Clam Bake.