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The Maine Oyster Trail

Activities: Oyster tasting, farm tours, foodie tours, wine tasting, dining.
Regions: The Maine Beaches, Greater Portland & Casco Bay, Maine’s MidCoast & Islands and DownEast & Acadia.

About the Maine Oyster Trail

Seafood lovers, rejoice. There’s a new way to enjoy Maine oysters, and it’s on the Maine Oyster Trail. Whether you want to shuck, taste, learn from the experts or just grab and go, there’s no better way to appreciate the fresh reward of Maine oysters. Speaking of rewards — as if briny and buttery oysters aren’t rewarding enough — you’ll be rewarded with nautical swag for your participation on the Maine Oyster Trail.

Originally launched in 2017, the 2021 trail has been revamped to incorporate new farms, emerging market and tourism opportunities, and an interactive, virtual guide.

How It Works

The Maine Oyster Trail is an interactive guide that allows you to pick your desired oyster experience and explore the different coastal regions of Maine, all while earning rewards. The trail’s interactive map gives you information about each coastal region’s oyster offerings, from The Maine Beaches to DownEast and Acadia. The trip planner tool allows you to customize your own trail, filtering the type of oyster experience you are looking for and where you would like to go. As you travel the trail, you have the option to use your Maine Oyster Passport to check in at participating businesses, keep track of your visits and earn rewards. The more places you check in, the sweeter the rewards!

What You’ll Do

Featuring 75 one-of-a-kind Maine oyster businesses to experience, the trail features the best of the best and has options for everyone.

Farm Tours

Get an inside look into the life of an oyster farmer with a guided tour of a farm. Bring your oyster questions and your appetite — tastings will be included!

Buy Oysters

Purchasing directly from a farmer means extremely fresh oysters.

Boat & Kayak Tours

The best place to taste the sea? On the sea! Great for groups, these charters partner with oyster farmers to make the trips all about oysters. Boat tours offer a leisurely tasting experience, while kayak tours give you an active outdoor adventure.

Raw Bars

So, you want to sit back and relax, but that doesn’t mean you’re skimping on any of the freshness or educational opportunities. These premier raw bars of Maine have a knowledgeable staff serving up a variety of oysters, offering an accessible option for any occasion.

Shuck Trucks

These mobile food trucks and carts are perfectly placed for an ideal day on the town, enjoying a picnic or pairing with your favorite beer at your local brewery.

Plan your trip today!

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Businesses & Organizations

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  • Serving delectable dishes that feature Maine’s fresh seafood, as well as other authentic American flavors, The Bangor Aviator Hotel's on-property restaurant is the perfect place to cruise in for a quality meal.

    Phone: (207) 947-6721


    Address: 308 Godfrey Blvd , Bangor, ME

    Lobster Local Maine Food Maine Seafood
  • The Crows Nest Shops is a unique store featuring gifts & souvenirs, work from local artisans, coffee & fresh baked goods, a full service florist, movies, video games, electronics & more.

    Phone: 207-255-0003


    Address: 125 Dublin Street , Machias

    Local Maine Food Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs Gifts
  • Enjoy this hidden gem of a restaurant tucked away in the Holiday Inn By the Bay. Taste fresh, local flavor for breakfast or dinner with hearty portions and at a great price!

    Phone: 207-775-2311


    Address: 88 Spring St , Portland

    Local Maine Food Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs Restaurant on Site
  • Discover the best food and drink Maine has to offer through exhibits, events, classes and, of course, your sense of taste!

    Phone: 207-558-5772


    Address: 506 Old Bath Rd. , Wiscasset

    Farm Stands and Farmer's Markets Classes and Workshops Fairs and Festivals
  • Real Food, Done Right, Since 2009

    Phone: 207-546-4454


    Address: 20 Main Street , Milbridge

    Local Maine Food Maine Seafood Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs
  • Portage Tap House is a place for beer and good food for our friends and visitors in the Rangeley Region. We have a simple mission; to make people happy and have fun.

    Phone: 207-864-9404


    Address: 74 Carry Road , Oqossoc

    Local Maine Food Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs

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