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Boothbay Harbor, ME

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Discover the Beauty of Boothbay Harbor

Known best by travelers as a destination for relaxation which is surrounded by the rocky coast, beautiful foliage, and the glistening sea. Enjoy a day exploring the town or take a boat ride to see the island, seals and whales. Located in Boothsbay is the Brown's Wharf Motel & Marina and Tugboat Inn & Marina. Boothbay Harbor is just the place to kick back and rejuvinate in Maine.

What to do:

Cabbage Island Clam Bakes
Go on the Cabbage Island tour to see all of the attractions that Boothbay Harbor has to offer!  Enjoy a day on the water while whale & seal watching, and finish off the day with a delicious lobster meal. Can't get much better than that!  (East Boothbay, 207.633.7200, www.cabbageislandclambakes.com)

Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch

Cap'n Fish's is an outstanding whale watching experience!  Not only are the speakers/tour guides wonderful, but the scenerey is unforgettable.  Serves both food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during the boat tour.  (42 Commercial Street, Pier 1, 800.636.3244)

Balmy Days Cruises
Sail through the Harbor, kick back and enjoy!  If you are looking for an intimate, cozy boat ride, Balmy Day Cruises is just the cruise to take. Sure to be a relaxing day on the water!  ((42 Commercial Street, 207.633.2284,www.balmydayscruises.com)

Boothbay Railway Village
This is a fun experience for both adults and children. The Boothbay Railway Village has not only old train from the 1900s to the 1940s, but cars as well.  A unique, unmatchable experience that sets you back in time!  (586 Wiscasset Road, 207.633.4727, www.railwayvillage.org)

Sea Pier Aquarium
A great place to take the family. This small, intimate aquarium is a lot of fun and has wonderful descriptions of each sea creature in the tanks.  Is very engaging because of the touch tank!  (Atlantic Avenue)

Where to dine:

The Boathouse Bistro Tapas Lounge & Restaurant
This restaurant is a favorite of the Boothbay Harbor area.  It has an extensive and interesting tapas menu providing endless variety of creative options.  Try the scallops topped with a blueberry glaze or the blueberry sangria, both are crowd pleasers!  The Boathouse does not take reservation, so plan accordingly!  (12 The By Way, 207.633.0400)

Ports of Italy
This restaurant is the perfect place to try if you are craving authentic Italian cuisine and wish to take a break from the typical New England seafood specialties. Not only do they have amazing food, the friendly service staff is outstanding and are sure to make your dining experience a lovely one.  (47 Commercial Street, 207.633.1011, www.portsofitaly.com)

D'Ellies Bakery & Cafe
Start off your morning with delicious, freshly brewed coffee at D'Ellies.  This family run bakery and cafe is a town favorite. Though known best for their breakfast specialities, try one of their sandwiches made with their savory, thick, homemade bread.  (21 Wharf St., Pier 1, www.dellies.net)

Brown's Wharf Restaurant
Located at the Brown's Wharf Motel & Marina, the Brown's Wharf Restaurant is a fabulous choice.  This restaurant is known for it's large portions, innovative presentation and kind and welcoming service.  Try the seafood alfredo, this dish will melt in your mouth!  (121 Atlantic Avenue, 207.633.5440, www.brownswharfinn.com)

Boothbay Lobster Wharf

This is the place to go if you are looking for a real Maine lobster experience.  Pick the lobster of choice in the tank and then, when ready, take it inside or outside and sit oceanfront and watch the boats come in. (97 Atlantic Ave, 207.633.4900, www.boothbaylobsterwharf.com)

Downeast Ice Cream Factory
If you want delicious, homemade, creamy icecream (and HUGE portions) this is the place to go!  Is a visitors paradise due to the many options of local flavors.  (1 By Way, 207.633.3016)

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