- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockland, Maine, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Specialty Museums, Parks and Lighthouses.
- From Harbor Park to Sandy Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Deer Isle, Camden, Belfast and Castine.
Featuring a mix of humor and fast-moving illusions, the Moscow Magic & Comedy Show runs throughout the summer season. Starring comic magician Victor Zenko, the show is housed in a small theater so advanced reservations are recommended.
Pirate's Cove offers three different miniature golf courses. The three courses each feature nine holes with waterfalls, and pirate themed landscapes and decor meant to challenge the entire family, or families can play all three courses for a longer experience.
Downeast Scenic Railroad shows mostly scenic images of the forest during the trip. While on board, some history of the attraction is given along the way through a recording. Some train enthusiasts have found this well worth their time.
Spanning over 47,000 acres, Acadia National Park encompasses various islands and offers scenic views of mountains, waterfronts, and woodlands. Over 40 different species of mammalian wildlife and a wide variety of plants are found here.
Family owned and operated, Maine Horse Drawn Services offers sleigh rides in the scenic Maine countryside. In January and February, the company offers 45 minute horse-drawn sleigh rides. Carriage rides and rentals are available all year.
Conducted in the waters both in and around the Acadia National Park, the company Acadia Stand Up Paddleboarding offers many services and tours in the region. Visitors can have paddleboarding instruction, access rentals, and take yoga classes as well.
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National Park Sea Harbor Tours offers 5 1/2 to 6 mile trips around the western shore of Acadia sometimes including Western Bay, Blue Hill Bay, and Somes Sound. Participants in the half-day trip see marine birds, harbor seals, gray seals, and harbor porpoises.
The Bar Island Trails feature tow different hiking difficulty ratings. The trails to the island are rated easy while paths on the actual island are moderate since they carry visitors in the heavily forested interior with a slightly steep climb.