Start this fly drive from Boston with its mix of Colonial & American history and modern development, following the coast to the charming town of Kennebunkport. Then through Portland, Maines largest city and along route 1 crossing numerous inlets with picturesque seaside villages. Camden on the Penobscot Bay is the quintessential coastal Maine village which demands to be explored on foot. Further along is Blue Hill a quiet community between the mountain and bay of the same name. From here you can discover Acadia National Park and Bar Harbour. Heading north inland the route takes you to the Belgrade Lakes Area, the inspiration for the film “On Golden Pond”. With seven major lakes there are great opportunities for kayaking and hiking. Returning west the route runs through Maine’s Western Lakes and Mountains area into New Hampshire and the town of Meredith on Lake Winnipesaukee. From here return for time in Boston.
Located on the rugged coast with granite domed mountains woodlands, lakes and ocean shoreline. Such diverse habitats create striking scenery and make the park a haven for wildlife and plants.
The historic downtown, around Dock Square has an architectural eclectic wharf-like feel.
Portland’s Old Port, constructed in the 1800s, has been converted into a first-class shopping and dining district.
Maine Western Lakes and Mountains
Azure lakes, forests of spruce fir and lichens and hills and mountains that take on a
Two picturesque ports best enjoyed on foot. At the foot of the Camden Hills these are quintessential coastal Maine villages. Connecticut Valley.
Windswept peaks and forests dotted with glacial boulders and clear, rushing streams draw in lovers of the outdoors.
An undeveloped tranquil island with great walks winding through stands of red spruce and gardens of wildflowers. A picturesque 50 minute boat journey from Port
Clyde passing Marshall Point Lighthouse.