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Boothbay Harbor

Boating In Boothbay Harbor, Maine

The Soul of the Coast

Boothbay Harbor residents will be the first to tell you how proud they are to be a part of such a quaint coastal town, that is bright in the summer has beautiful snowfall in the winter. Known as a perfect destination to relax and get away from the daily hustle and bustle, this New England town offers exquisite dining, world-class boat excursions, and tons of activities.

For easy access connecting both the East and West sides of the Harbor, visitors can use the 1,000-foot long footbridge to bounce from site to site. From captivating hiking tours (featuring beautiful coves and shores) to the numerous historic attractions and events, Boothbay Harbor has a plethora of activities that can keep all types of travelers engaged.

Whether you are headed to Boothbay Harbor to check out the local boutique shops, or to do some of the best sea kayaking in Maine, you’re definitely going to want to have your ‘where to eat’ list in tow as well.

Although the fare in Boothbay Harbor is similar to a lot of other seaside towns, it is certainly one of the most notable for its seafood offerings. Visitors can’t go wrong with a succulent lobster dinner, scallops, or mussels-just make sure to top it off with a sweet treat from one of Boothbay’s classic sweet shops or ice cream parlors.

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Cabbage Island Tour
travelers consistently list a visit to Cabbage Island as "a must" for all visitors to Boothbay Harbor. A tour of Cabbage Island is brought to guests by a family owned business-offering a real clambake along with a boat tour to and from the island as part of the tour.
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Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch
known as the original Whale Watch in the Mid Coast Maine region, Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch crew monitors whale movement during different times of the season and have extensive knowledge in the field, having been in the business for over 80 years.
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Sea Kayaking
when guests think of Boothbay Harbor, they immediately think of kayaking. Standing out as one of the best regions to sea kayak, Boothbay Harbor lets you row around to different areas to view wildlife such as sunning seals and graceful heron (stopping among some historic landmarks while you're at it too)
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Burnt Island Light Station
visit this working lighthouse and explore the five acre island that it lies on. Burnt Island can only be reached by boat and recreational boaters are welcome to use the moorings and dock on a first come, first serve basis.
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Blue Moon Cafe
54 Commercial St. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-2220
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Lobster Dock
49 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-7120
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Ports of Italy
47 Commercial St. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-1011
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Spruce Point Inn
88 Grandview Ave. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(800) 553-0289
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Windjammer Days
Lincoln Arts Festival
Boothbay Harbor Fest
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Nearest Airport
Portland International Airport (PWM)
43.8523, -69.6281
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