Greater Portland Visitor's Guide

MAINE’S MIDCOAST The culture and heritage of this region,

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I MID-COAST BOOTHBAY RAILWAY VILLAGE 586 Wiscasset Rd, Boothbay 207-633-4727 railwayvillage.org

just north of Greater Portland, is strongly linked to sea-faring history, brought to life through maritime museums, tall-ship regattas, and lighthouses. Paths meander through a botanical garden bursting with blooms. The works of theWyeth family and Robert Indiana adorn the walls of the Farnsworth Art Museum. Transportation museums showcase

Experience a vintage steam or diesel train ride, a collection of over 60 antique automobiles, all in an historic village setting. Memorial Day - Oct. Map 1, I4

CAFE MIRANDA 15 Oak St, Rockland 207-594-2034 cafemiranda.com

the history of planes, trains, and, auto mobiles. The city of Bath, nestled along the Kennebec River, is home to naval shipbuilder Bath IronWorks. Fort Popham, in nearby Phippsburg, is situated on the site of Maine’s earliest settlement, established 1607.

A small, cozy bistro like restaurant with a big menu of ethnic tastes and bites; generous portions of wholesome food with big flavor. Map 1, H5 CAP’N FISH’S CRUISES 42 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor 207-888-2262 capnfish.com In business for over 80 years, we are Maine’s top provider of sightseeing, whale, and puffin tours. Reservations highly recommended! Map 1, I4 COASTAL MAINE BOTANICAL GARDENS 132 Botanical Gardens Dr, Boothbay 207-633-8000 mainegardens.org Magnificent gardens including a 2-acre Children’s Garden, waterfront & woodland trails, art exhibits, exquisite stonework & sculptures on 325 acres. Map 1, I4 See ad pg. 22 FARNSWORTH ART MUSEUM AND WYETH CENTER 16 Museum St, Rockland 207-596-6457 farnsworthmuseum.org Nationally recognized collection of 15,000+ works celebrating Maine’s ongoing role in the history of American art. Map 1, H5 MAINE MARITIME MUSEUM 243 Washington St, Bath 207-443-1316 mainemaritimemuseum.org Lighthouse cruises, trolley tours, demonstra- tions, historic shipyard, 1906 schooner, hands-on fun, and a beautiful, 20-acre waterfront campus. Map 2, I4 See ad pg. 68 MAINE STATE MUSIC THEATRE Pickard Theater, 1 Bath Rd, Brunswick 207-725-8769 msmt.org MSMT produces four Broadway-quality musicals, three concerts and Young Audience educational musicals each summer. 2020 Season cancelled. Map 1, I4 MAIN STREET BATH Maine’s Cool Little City: voted Great American Main Street, Great Street in America, and a Na- tional Trust Distinctive Destination. Map 1, I4 OWLS HEAD TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM An operating collection of antique aircraft & au- tomobiles. Special events include car rallies, air- plane shows, Model T rides and family activities. Map 1, H5 City of Bath, 15 Commercial St 207-442-7291 visitbath.com 117 Museum St, Owls Head 207-594-4418 owlshead.org

Winter sparkles during ‘Gardens AGlow’ at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay

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