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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Boothbay Harbor, Maine your home away from home

Boothbay Harbor is the epitome of New England’s villages offering a great opportunity for visitors to experience ‘real Maine’. Often busy with day trippers, those choosing a holiday rental home in Boothbay Harbor slightly out of the peak summer season will enjoy the local experience all the more. The unique shops offer great local crafts and souvenirs from the area. The harbour makes a pretty scene, filled with boats, and on ‘Windjammer Days’ historic schooners add to the charm. Visitors will find plenty to do in and around Boothbay Harbor, from dining out on local lobster to sailing trips, whale watching, local theatre and outdoor activities.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor, Maine Rockhounding

Mount Apatite Park is the place to try this fun local activity. This popular park within the White Mountain National Forest is in Auburn, about 50 miles drive from your holiday rental in Boothbay Harbor, along US-1. It is a popular collecting site for finding many rocks and minerals including  quartz, topaz and aquamarine crystals.

Follow the Maine Art Museum Trail

The Maine Art Museum trail leads visitors through seven leading art museums in the area including Bates College Museum of Art at Lewiston, Bowdoin College Museum of Art at Brunswick and Farnsworth Art Museum at Rockland. Art lovers will appreciate the 53,000 splendid works of art from contemporary to historic, along with silverware, pottery and other art forms.

Sample a Famous Hot Dog

Red’s Eats at Wiscasset is the area’s best known hot dog stand and is just 12 miles from your holiday rental in Boothbay Harbor. The menu includes traditional sausages and even whole lobsters served in a roll!

Places to visit near Boothbay Harbor, Maine Railway Museum

Just outside Boothbay Harbor the railway museum is a real delight for steam train enthusiasts.

Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary

Known locally as ‘The Crag’, this 312-acre nature sanctuary is a natural wildlife oasis. Visitors can walk the trails enjoying birdwatching and spotting local wildlife. In the winter months, snowshoeing, skating and sledging is permitted.

Local Lighthouses

Take the car (or bicycle) to some of the local points of interest and see the characteristic Maine lighthouses. Newaggen offers great views across to Cuckhold’s Lighthouse, which is often dashed by surf. A pleasant evening drive from your holiday home in Boothbay Harbor is a trip to Ocean Point at East Boothbay to see several coastal lighthouses warning boats of this treacherous coastline.

Weather in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

The area around Boothbay Harbor enjoys warm summers with average temperatures reaching 26°C (79°F). Winters are very cold with freezing temperatures from November to March. Precipitation is slightly higher during the winter months, falling as heavy snow.

Travel to Boothbay Harbor, Maine

The nearest major airport to your holiday home in Boothbay Harbor, Maine is Portland International airport. There are regular connecting flights into Portland from all over the USA and it is approximately 37 miles from Boothbay Harbor.

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