Hiking & Sightseeing

Boothbay Region Land Trust

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

207-633-4818

With over 30 miles of hiking trails, open year round, throughout the area, the BRLT is the place to start if hiking is what you are looking to do. Ranging in difficulty from easy to challenging, many of these trails are a short drive from the Fisherman’s Wharf inn. www.bbrlt.org

 

Maine State Aquarium

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

194 McKown Pt Road • West Boothbay Harbor • 207-633-9542

With touch tanks, exhibits, and presentations, the Maine State Aquarium is a great place to learn and experience the Maine coastal ecosystem. Ranging from a shark touch tank to giant, rare lobsters, the knowledge and friendly staff is sure to make your visit entertaining and informative. A great place to take the family. Just a short drive from the Fisherman’s Wharf Inn. www.maine.gov/dmr/rm/aquarium/

 

Boothbay Railway Village

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Route 27, Boothbay • 207-633-4727

Take a ride through history! The Boothbay Railway Village is an educational, historical and cultural museum whose mission is to collect, preserve and demonstrate railroading, antique automobiles, small town rural life with an emphasis on Maine between 1850 and 1950. The main attraction is a ride on an authentic steam locomotive, which winds its way through the grounds of the Boothbay Railway Village. Fun for all ages.  www.railwayvillage.org

 

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Barter’s Island Road, Boothbay • 207-633-4333

“Wow!” is the word heard most often at the Gardens. Fabulous ornamental, children’s, and sensory gardens; miles of waterfront and woodland trails on 250 acres; a fine café and shop; art exhibits; and events and programs for all ages in all seasons make this a must for visitors.  Just a short drive from Fisherman’s Wharf, the Gardens is great place to enjoy the outdoors and beauty of Maine. www.mainegardens.org