The Boothbay region of Maine is often called the soul of the coast. Boothbay is a small town in Lincoln County. As soon as the weather starts to warm up Boothbay becomes a very popular destination for beach activities and relaxation, outdoor exploration, and boating as the harbour is full of yachts and boats during summer. Boothbay is a historical location and was occupied by European nations beginning in the 1730s, which can be seen in the architectural style and the layout of the town. Boothbay offers a wide variety of things to do, and everyone can find something great to do here. Do not hesitate to visit wonderful Boothbay and get ready for an amazing Maine vacation.
Boothbay is an amazing destination for summer activities and since it is a very popular place to spend a vacation, there are lots of amenities and activities. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking in Boothbay so get ready to explore the wilderness. Cabbage Island is a top choice. This is a gorgeous island which shows just how beautiful Maine is. Take a lovely boat ride to the island and go for a hike upon arrival. Numerous birds and wild animals are in the area so it is a great spot for people passionate about wildlife. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a superb location to spend some time in a magical place where everything is calm and relaxed. The Maine State Aquarium is an educational center where visitors can see sea creatures and learn about them as well. Furthermore, a very popular and amazing activity in Boothbay is whale watching. Travel to Ocean Point for boat tours to see whales and dolphins swimming down the coast line. Moreover, to explore the cultural side of Boothbay as well, make sure to visit one of the many great museums and galleries. Abacus Gallery is a very popular spot where visitors can explore the many beautiful hand crafted, decorative items, such as jewelry and chandeliers.
The best areas to stay at Boothbay are the harbor front areas like Back Narrows and East Boothway. Vacation rentals in Boothbay Harbor are very popular so don't worry about finding great accommodation. Lots of rental homes feature full kitchens, large living rooms, and multiple bathrooms. Our favorite experience is staying in an ocean view beach cottage that is able to accommodate multiple families.
The best time to visit Boothbay for wonderful summer activities is July, when the weather is amazing and visitors can also take part in the amazing 4th of July celebrations.