This region of the midcoast offers an enjoyable and laid-back coastal escape with lots of walking trails and public lands to explore, plus a variety of dining options.
Your guide to weekend escapes all across Maine.
The picturesque Kennebunks are filled with historic charm, fishing wharfs, unique boutiques, and some of the best restaurants in southern Maine, nestled together along the coastline
This community-minded town at the edge of Maine’s largest lake serves as the gateway to the Moosehead Lake region, providing numerous outdoor recreation activities throughout the year.
The midcoast’s natural beauty has inspired generations, and its heritage of marine industry and fine arts continues to thrive in this quintessential region of Maine.
With an array of local dining options, a vibrant arts scene, and ocean vistas, these tight-knit communities on the Blue Hill Peninsula deliver a unique weekend getaway and solace from the busier Mount Desert Island towns just up the coast.
Boothbay and Damariscotta are the perfect waterside towns to explore during summer days and weekend getaways.
Dotted with beaches and saltwater inlets, these coastal communities may be best known for their summertime vistas, but their shops, restaurants, and family-friendly activities make them year-round destinations.
With wide-open landscapes, pristine lakes, and a rich culture and history, the Saint John Valley provides inexhaustible options for weekend trips to Maine’s northern corner.
A pair of coastal towns just north of Portland, Freeport and Yarmouth offer a range of outdoor activities, extensive shopping, and creative cuisine.
Located on the Penobscot River, Bangor’s downtown is vibrant with restaurants and shops; plenty of cultural and outdoor recreation experiences round out the city’s charm.