Whether you want to climb a few of Maine’s famous lighthouses or climb a few thousand feet up Maine’s majestic mountains, there’s more than plenty of things to do in Maine.

Top Adventures in Maine

  • Explore Otter Point

    If you only have an hour or so left to your day in Acadia, Otter Point offers some amazing views of the coastline, without being on a crowded beach. An easy mellow trail just inland from the shore allows you easy access to iconic places such as Ot...

  • Explore Cadillac Mountain

    Seeing the sunrise on top of Cadillac Mountain is an absolute must when in Acadia National Park. Not only is it awesome to catch the first sunrise in the U.S., but the views from Cadillac Mountain are unparalleled. At 1,532 feet, Cadillac Mountain...

  • Photograph Nubble Lighthouse

    Officially named Cape Neddick Light, though more commonly known as Nubble Light, this lighthouse is part of the National Register of Historic Places and is a local favorite for photography. The lighthouse park is located just over the New Hampshi...

  • Hike the Beehive Trail, Acadia National Park

    This 1.6 mile round trip trail starts with a moderate grade as you leave the sand beach parking area. After a half a mile you will see a rock pile and you have the option of heading strait for the slower sloping (but less views) trail ahead of you...

    1.6 miles 512 ft gain

  • Photograph Portland Head Light

    Portland Head Light is one of Maine's most iconic and picturesque lighthouses that offers stunning views year round. Located just about 15 minutes outside of Portland, Maine, it's the perfect place to go to watch an early winter sunset and enjoy s...

    0.5 miles

  • View the Milky Way at Curtis Cove Beach

    From the center of East Blue Hill, head east on Curtis Cove Rd 0.5 of a mile until you see a large curb on the right side for space to park. Find the access point, and scout an area along the rocky shore.Maine's coastline offers some amazing views...

  • Explore Thunder Hole in Acadia NP

    A natural phenomenon caused by waves crashing into a narrow inlet, Thunder Hole is a sight worth seeing in Acadia National Park.  As the waves rush in and out of the small cavern at the end of the inlet, the water collides with trapped air, creati...

    0.2 miles 29 ft gain

  • Catch the Sunset at Jordan Pond

    If you ever find yourself in Acadia National Park, be sure to check out Jordan Pond. Jordan Pond is a 3.6 mile long pond sitting in the heart of Mt. Desert Island. The shoreline of the pond has amazing views of the The Bubbles, which are two simil...

    3.3 miles

  • Hike the Precipice Trail of Champlain Mountain in Acadia NP

    The Precipice Trail is one of the most well known trails in Acadia, probably for its difficulty and the fact that it is along the exposed edge of Champlain Mountain.  Much of this trail is more of a climb rather than a usual hike.  You will have t...

    2.5 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Photograph Bass Harbor Lighthouse

    The skill level can vary on photographing this picture perfect location but no matter your skill level be sure to arrive early to scout out your best composition and be prepared for the swarm of other photographers at sunset! All photos were taken...

  • Summit Mt. Katahdin via the Hunt Trail

    Let me start off by saying, this is not an easy hike by any means. Only attempt this if you are an experienced hiker. The route has over 5,000 ft elevation gain in a little over 5 miles. You start off your hike in the Katahdin Stream Campground pa...

    10.4 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Hike the Bubbles Divide Trail to Bubble Rock in Acadia NP

    Bubble Rock is a well-known natural wonder in Acadia National Park.  This large boulder, which was carried by powerful glaciers, is resting precariously on the edge of the summit of South Bubble.  Due to its fairly accessible location, it is a com...

    1 miles 300 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Alna, Maine

      Stunning 18 Acre Country Home On Sheepscot River

      • TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. •Discover country living is at its finest at this charming 3BR Sheepscot hom...

      From $129/night

    • Andover, Maine

      Lone Mountain Farm Camping

      Enjoy the easy drive right to our secluded campsite. With ample views and sounds of song birds and wildlife. Just a short walk to a crystal clear sandy river awaiting a lazy tube ride or a quiet a...

      From $100/night

    • Arundel, Maine

      Gated Cape Arundel Cottage W/ Resort Amenities

      • TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. •Nestled in the peaceful woods of Arundel, this brand-new 2BR/2BA cottage co...

      From $153/night

    • Arundel, Maine

      New Cottage With Pool Near Kennebunkport

      • TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. •Located on a 200-acre nature preserve filled with native flora and fauna, y...

      From $70/night

    • Arundel, Maine

      New Cottage On 200 Acre Nature Preserve Near Beach

      This brand-new 2B/ 2BA cottage in Arundel is located in a quiet, gated community set inside of a 200-acre nature preserve. In this nature-surrounded setting, you can head out on a winding trail for...

      From $181/night

    • Arundel, Maine

      Wooded Cottage With Pool Near Beach & Trails

      • TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. •Escape to the beautiful Maine coast at this upscale 3BR/2BA cottage for six...

      From $145/night

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