Explore the peninsulas of Midcoast Maine on a journey through picturesque coastal towns, wineries, galleries, historic lighthouses and scenic peninsulas. From Penobscot Bay to Boothbay Harbor, MidCoast Maine has miles of scenic craggy coastline. Indulge in a Lobster or Oyster feast at an ocean-side restaurant then explore the antiques and galleries of one of the quaint towns. Spring and summer offer endless outdoor activities, winter offers many beautiful snow white ski trails and fall is a beautiful time to visit Maine to experience the Fall Foliage. Maine is a perfect vacation destination for every season.
Rockland is considered the Gateway to Penobscot Bay, with a mountainous and rocky shoreline and beautiful lakes, rivers, inlets and bays. The Rockland Breakwater, a nearly mile-long granite pier protects the Rockland Harbor and the lighthouse and offers stunning views of the Harbor and Penobscot Bay. Rockland Harbor has the largest fleet of Maine windjammers and visitors can explore the harbor on a windjammer or by foot. Visit the Farnsworth Art Museum, nationally recognized for its collection of American Art. The Maine Lighthouse Museum offers a glimpse into the history of Maine’s Lighthouses. Rockland is home to the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse and the Owls Head Lighthouse. Historic Main Street offers great shopping and dining or escape into the natural beauty of the mountains for endless outdoor activities. Every August, 20,000 pounds of lobster are cooked up at the Maine Lobster Festival. Rockland is part of the Mississippi Blues Trail with some of the biggest names in blues attending the North Atlantic Blues Festival. The attractions of Rockland are limitless.