BOATING, FISHING, SAILING, & LOBSTERING

Balmy Days Cruises {Monhegan Island Trip}
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 42 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
Explore the fishing village, hiking trails, and dramatic headlands. Visit art galleries, craft shops, the MONHEGAN ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, and the Monhegan Historical & Cultural Museum. One trip daily at 9:30 a.m. 1-1/2 hour crossing. Leave Monhegan at 2:45 p.m.

 

Bay Lady (Sailing)
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
Enjoy a quiet sail around the beautiful islands and lighthouses of Boothbay Harbor aboard the 31' Friendship Sloop. 1-1/2 hour sails 4 times daily.

 

Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
P.O. Box 497
156 Western Avenue
W. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
Phone: 207-633-5750
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.bhyc.net
Email: office@bhyc.net
 
Full Service Yacht Club, moorings, dining room, bar, tennis courts, junior sailing & tennis programs for members and non-members. Adult sailing school for members and non-members.

 

Cabbage Island Clambakes
Pier 6
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
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Web Site : http://www.cabbageislandclambakes.com
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Old-fashioned clambakes. Watch lobsters and steamers prepared in seaweed in real "Downeast" tradition at water's edge. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Linekin Bay and the magnificent views of nearby shores. Explore open ocean trails on acres of unspoiled beauty. Open for bakes daily June 27 - September 9. Departs from Pier 6.

 

Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch & Sightseeing Cruises
P.O. Box 660
42 Commercial St., Pier 1
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-3244
Fax:
Toll Free: 1-800-636-3244
Web Site : http://www.mainewhales.com
Email:
 
Daily whale watches in season. We also offer Puffin Cruises, Seal Watches, Lobster Trap Hauling and Nature Trips. View some of the most beautiful coastline in Maine. Visit our website for the most up to date schedule.

 

Eastwind Sailing/Schooner Eastwind
Pier 6
20 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-6598
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Web Site : http://www.schoonereastwind.com
Email: jennifer@schoonereastwind.com
 
Sail the waters of delightful Boothbay Harbor on our 65 foot schooner. 2-Hour cruises let you see lighthouses, outer islands, and sea wildlife. The Smith Family have over 30 years of boat building and sea adventures to share with you.

 


Go Lobstering!
S/V Sea Swallow
Capt. Clive Farrin
86 Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-380-7677
Web Site : http://www.golobstering.com
 
Experience the timeless tradition of commercial lobstering in Maine. One hour tours provide guests with the opportunity for a hands–on experience of how lobsters are caught. Come enjoy the fun and see beautiful Boothbay Harbor aboard a real working Maine lobster boat. 

 

Lobstah Haul
P.O. Box 238
Nobleboro, ME 04555
Phone: 207-563-2709
Cell: 207-315-5182
Web Site :www.lobstahhaul.com
Email: lobsterhaul@gmail.com
Email: lobstahhaul@yahoo.com
 
Join us for a trip you won't soon forget! You get the complete experience of hauling your own lobster traps, and you'll be able to cook and eat the lobsters that we catch. We will show you the Historic Damariscotta River like you've never seen before. Fun for couples who just want to get away from it all, or fun for the whole family.

 

Miss Boothbay (Fishing)
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2285
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2285
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
The fish are plentiful, the scenery is spectacular, and the company is fun on this 2-hour trip aboard MISS BOOTHBAY. Great trip for the whole family. Tackle provided. Several trips daily.

 

Novelty {Harbor Tours}
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
One hour trips 5–6 times daily, plus several nights weekly on the NOVELTY. On this popular narrated trip you will see everything Boothbay Harbor has to offer. Cruising close to shore you will see summer cottages, lighthouses, sea life, the rocky shores of Maine, boats of every kind, and a brief stop at Squirrel Island.

 

Sail Muscongus
88 Grandview Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-380-5460
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.sailmuscongus.com
Email: captain@sailmuscongus.com
 
Come aboard Maine's last sailing lobsterboat, the fully restored wooden Frendship Sloop, ‘Sarah Mead’! Take the wheel, haul a trap, or sit back and relax, it’s up to you. Departing from the dock at Spruce Point, four times daily. We accept up to six passengers by reservation only.

 

FISHING TACKLE

Oak Street Provisions
43 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-1290
Fax: 207-633-1290
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.oakstreetprovisions.com
Email: oakstreetbbh@aol.com
 

Oak Street Provision/Outdoors. Fresh fish - meat and chicken daily. Great selection of beer, wine and cheeses. Gift baskets, soup, sandwiches, lobster rolls, lobster pizza, and bait & tackle. Hunting, fishing licenses.

 

DINNER THEATRES & MUSIC ARTS

Boothbay Playhouse
275 Wiscasset Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 412
Southport, ME 04576
Phone: 207-633-3379
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Web Site : http://www.boothbayplayhouse.com
Email: boothbayplayhouse@yahoo.com
 
With a blend of professional and community actors, we present fully staged productions of your favorite Broadway musicals. The 2013 Summer shows are: SPAMALOT: June 27–July 13. ONCE ON THIS ISLAND: July 25–August 10. Join us in our historic theater, built in 1937. Evening shows begin at 8:00 p.m., matinees at 2:00 p.m. Lobby opens 1 hour before show, with theater opening 1/2 hour before show for seating. Please phone 207-633-3379 for tickets and more information.

 

Boothbay Region Community TV
P.O. Box 500
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-5022
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.brctv.org
Email: brctv7@verizon.net
 
Boothbay Region Community Television is the only electronic media outlet serving the Boothbay region. By training volunteers, purchasing and maintaining audio/video equipment, we document the life of our community through the medium of digital video.

 

Lincoln Arts Festival
P.O. Box 391
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-3913
Fax:
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Web Site : http://www.lincolnartsfestival.net
Email: laf@wiscasset.net
 
Lincoln Arts Festival Celebrates the Arts in Maine! A Summer of the Classics: Choral music, Jazz, Pops, Poetry, an Art Show and Sale, and a grand variety of programs for all ages, all over town. Our 33rd Season! 633-3924

 

The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
P.O. Box 800
86 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Box Office: 207-633-5159
Admin. Office: 207-633-6855
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Toll Free:
Web Site : www.boothbayoperahouse.com
Email: info@boothbayoperahouse.com
 
The Opera House
The historic Opera House in Boothbay Harbor brings year-round live performances to the region. Internationally renowned Grammy winning musicians, magicians, authors, actors and more. Reasonably priced tickets. Many free events.

 

 

HIKING TRAILS & GARDENS

Boothbay Region Land Trust
P.O. Box 183
137 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-4818
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Web Site : http://www.bbrlt.org
Email: brlt@bbrlt.org
 
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Non-profit organization conserving land in the Boothbay Region with over 30 miles of hiking trails. Open year-round, free of charge. Preserves include woodlands, wetlands, salt marshes, islands, significant bird habitat, historical and archaeological sites, and working waterfront. Trail guides available at 137 Townsend Ave., www.bbrlt.org and at preserve kiosks.

 

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
P.O. Box 234
Barter's Island Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
Phone: 207-633-4333
Fax: 207-633-2366
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.mainegardens.org
Email: cmbg@mainegardens.org
 
Maine's first - and New England's largest - botanical garden features exceptional ornamental gardens, impressive stonework and waterfalls, shorefront and woodland trails, Visitor Center with cafe and shop, art exhibits, Fairy House Village, native plants and wildflowers, and massive fern-covered ledges on 248 stunning acres. Programs and events year-round for all ages.

 

Boothbay Region Garden Club
P.O. Box 113
Boothbay, ME 04537
Phone:
Web Site : http://www.boothbayregiongardenclub.org
Email: info@boothbayregiongardenclub.org
 
The Garden Club
Helping to make the Boothbay Region beautiful – many projects at a time.

 

MUSEUMS

Boothbay Railway Village
P.O. Box 123
586 Wiscasset Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
Phone: 207-633-4727
Fax: 207-633-4733
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.railwayvillage.org
Email: margaret@railwayvillage.org
 
Nowhere else in New England can you experience a steam train ride, historical village exhibits and an outstanding collection of over 60 antique vehicles in one museum. The Boothbay Railway Village offers the unique environment of a rural village, beautiful gardens, and a village green surrounded by historic structures. The Village exhibits are fascinating and informative, evocative of our rich New England heritage.

 

Boothbay Region Historical Society
P.O. Box 272
72 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-0820
Fax:
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Web Site : www.boothbayhistorical.org
Email: brhs@gwi.net
 
The Society serves as the town's memory, displaying local historical momentos, and housing documentary collections. The museum's seven display rooms contain artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the region's colonial and coastal origins. Free admission. Open year-round: Thursday–Saturday 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

 

Castle Tucker
2 Lee Street
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Phone: 207-882-7169
Web Site : http://www.historicnewengland.org
Email: castletucker@historicnewengland.org
 
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Built in 1807 on a hill overlooking the Sheepscot River, Castle Tucker is an unusual Regency–style mansion. Visitors hear the story of the ups and downs of a prominent shipping family’s life on the coast of Maine. Come see this beautiful museum filled with original family furnishings and decoration. The Tucker family has lived here for over 150 years.

 

Hendricks Hill Museum
419 Hendricks Hill Road
Southport, ME 04576
Phone: 207-633-1102
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Web Site : www.hendrickshill.org
Email: capenewagen@roadrunner.com
 
The Hendricks Hill Museum features an 1810 house with eight rooms of antique furniture. There is a beehive oven and assorted kitchen equipment, and antique toys in a child's bedroom. Several additional rooms and buildings feature boats and boat models, ice harvesting and fishing equipment, genealogical material, firefighting tools and the old Newagen Post Office.

 

Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530
Phone: 207-443-1316
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Web Site : http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org
Email: info@maritimeme.org
 
A treat for all ages, less than 30 minutes from Boothbay. On the Kennebec River in Bath. Indoor & outdoor exhibits, activities, demos – historic shipyard, stunning sculpture of largest U.S. sailing vessel, fishing schooner, kids' play area, Bath Iron Works tours (reservations required), lighthouse cruises, and more. Daily 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

 

Owls Head Transportation Museum
P.O. Box 277
Route 73
Owls Head, ME 04854
Phone: 207-594-4418
Fax: 207-594-4410
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.owlshead.org
Email: info@ohtm.org
 
Located in the heart of Maine's midcoast. The museum is home to an operating collection of antique aircraft, automobiles and more. Our special events include vintage car rallies, antique airplane shows, free Model T rides and children's activities! Open everyday, year round. There's fun for the whole family!

 

Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum
P.O. Box 242
97 Cross Road
Alna, ME 04535
Phone: 207-882-4193 or 207-563-2516
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.wwfry.org
Email: webmaster@wwfry.org
 
The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum is an operating, two-foot gauge steam railroad which uses the original right-of-way and equipment to educate our visitors on the social and economic impact on the Sheepscot Valley communities this narrow gauge railroad served.

 

RAILROAD

Maine Eastern Railroad
4 Union Street
Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: 207-596-6725
Fax: 207-596-6115
Toll Free:866-ME-RAILS (866-637-2457)
Web Site: http://www.maineeasternrailroad.com
Email: ,harmony@maineeasternrailroad.com
 

The Maine Eastern Railroad operates seasonal excursion trains between Brunswick and Rockland, with stops in Bath, Wiscasset, and Newcastle. All Aboard! Train can connect with Amtrak in Brunswick. Enjoy trip from Boston with overnight stays and packages. Please see our website for details and special events.

 

WALKING TOURS

Red Cloak Haunted History Tours and Cemetery Tours
P.O. Box 545
Damariscotta, ME 04543
Phone: 207-380-3806
Fax:
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Web Site: http://www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com
Email: redcloaktours@gmail.com
 

Enjoy a lantern-lit walk through the "other" side of Boothbay Harbor's history and mysteries, or an informational Cemetery Tour at Ye Ol’ Burying Ground, led by The Lady in the Red Cloak. Tours are easy-walking with frequent stops for storytelling and are appropriate for all ages. By reservation only. Gift certificates available.