Check Out 5 of Our Favorite Local Attractions

The state of Maine is one of America’s greatest treasures. Its beauty changes with the seasons, which makes Maine a wonderful place to visit no matter your fancy. Since we are still in the midst of summertime, there are some amazing sights to see, and today we offer you just a few of our favorite local attractions.

Marine Resources Aquarium

This aquarium boasts a 20-foot-long tank and some of Maine’s most gorgeous lobsters. Pack a lunch and take the whole family to a close-up experience of the state’s marine life. There is a gorgeous view of Boothbay Harbor with daily presentations in July and August. The Aquarium is open from Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, through September 30th. Prices are reasonable; admission for adults is $3.00. Children must be at least 5 years old and are admitted at $2.50 until the age of 18, along with senior citizens. The Marine Resources Aquarium is located at West Boothbay Harbor.

Antiques

For those more inclined for indoor attractions, the area has quite a few antique shops to enjoy. Along the Mid Coast, there is Brick Store Antiques located at 143 Front St. in Bath, offering formal, country, and other decorative treasures.

There are also two more great stores for antiques lovers on Front St.; Cobblestone & Co. at 176 Front St., and the aptly named Front Street Antiques, located at 148 Front. Both stores pack in a lot of fun items besides their beautiful antiques, such as books and prints that are difficult to find in just any local store.

Cabot Mill Antiques is located at Fort Andross, 14 Maine St. in Brunswick, and is an emporium featuring 15,000 square feet of showrooms. Cabot Mill is a spectacular sight for all antique enthusiasts.

Miniature Golf

Hopkins golf Center in Brunswick is one of the area’s most fun family adventures. Miniature golfing does not require any major skills, just a willingness to have fun and the ability to laugh at your worst moves. You don’t need to be Tiger Woods to enjoy the Long Shot Golf Center, just bring a buddy, or the whole family, and get started.Hopkins Golf Center is located at 305 Bath Rd., in Brunswick.

Museums

If you love learning about history, the area has a number of great museums from which to choose. From the Castle Tucker Federal-style mansion, to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, there is something for every history and art lover to enjoy. For a wide variety of museum options to visit, click here

The Sea Dog Brewery

For a fun outing with the big kids, visit the Sea Dog Brewery at 1 Maine St. in Topsham. The brewery has two beautiful seafront locations, one overlooking the gorgeous Androscoggin River and the other along the historic Penobscot River in Bangor. Enjoy tasting some really delicious locally crafted beers and authentic pub food with its own special flair. If you bring the kids along, the brewery also makes a yummy hand-crafted root beer.

There are tons of things to do and see in the Brunswick, Bath, and Freeport areas. Grab a few maps, ask a few locals, and check out our blog for a list of things to do. Exploring the area will make your vacation time even richer.