There is nothing better than summer in Maine. Whether you enjoy exploring history and culture or outdoor adventures, Maine has something for everyone.
With plenty of pristine lakes and miles of scenic, rocky coastline, famous lighthouses, sandy beaches, and breathtaking stretches of forested mountains to explore, Maine is a popular summer vacation destination. Known for its wonderful, fresh seafood (particularly lobsters), Maine is also a popular foodie destination. Located in Waterville, Colby is within easy driving distance to several popular destinations, including:
Portland is the largest city in Maine and home to many wonderful museums, renowned restaurants and distinctive shopping districts, including Old Port.
Freeport is a popular shopping destination (and home to L.L. Bean).
Mid Coast Maine is home to several outstanding coastal towns, including Belfast, Camden, Rockland, and Boothbay Harbor. At Mid Coast Maine, you will also find both rocky coastlines and sandy beaches.
Listed below are links to sites that contain a wealth of information for the visitor to Maine.
Maine Tourism Association
The site of the Maine Tourism Association, maintained for its members, contains searchable databases, a calendar of events, information by region, links to state parks, and travel planners.
Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park
A comprehensive guide to Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, and surrounding towns and communities.
Maine Whitewater Rafting
Sponsored by Maine eleven professional whitewater rafting outfitters. Some of the best whitewater in the East is found in Maine. Class IV and V rapids await the visitor looking for a real challenge, while class II and III trips offer fun for kids and seniors.
With more than 60 lighthouses along the coast, Maine boasts more lighthouses than most people can see in one trip.
Maine Art Museum Trail
Seven museums in Maine (including Colby’s) invite you to explore more than 53,000 works of art, from ancient to contemporary.