One of the participants of the Ready to Learn national program, the Maine Discovery Museum was opened in 2001. Besides the hands-on exhibitions and the learning programs, it can also host birthday parties and other special events.
Named after the 20 foot-high cascade on its premises, the Cascade Park has amenities for the entire family, including trails, a gazebo and picnic areas.
State Street, Bangor
, ME 04401
J. Norman Martin was paid $137 to create the fiberglass-over-metal frame Paul Bunyan statue that sits opposite the Bangor Civic Center. The 37-foot tall statue weighs 3,700 pounds, and Martin built the statue to withstand 110 mile an hour winds.
519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor
An open air and well-preserved maritime museum, the Penobscot Marine Museum is indubitably a must visit with its well-kept 13 buildings to explore. The museum itself is a treasure trove of relics and artifacts of a bygone era plus monthly exhibits and events to keep you entertained.
Church Street at US Route 1, Searsport
, ME 04974
One of the main interests of the scenic coastal route, the Moose Point State Park has several amenities, including playgrounds, camping sites and picnic shelters. Hiking and hunting are some of the activities permitted in here too.
The State of Maine has served as the training boat for the Main Maritime Academy since 1997. When not on training cruises, the ship is open to tours by the public.
Castine Kayak Adventures offers kayaking instruction, day trips, overnight trips, and sales. Yankee Magazine and DownEast Magazine have awarded the company for having the best night paddles, known as bioluminescent paddles.
Being opened for the public in 1904, Belfast City Park is the oldest park in the city. It covers 17,5 acres and offers the view of the bay. It has playgrounds, picnic areas, swimming pools, and other amenities.
Water slides, go-karts, aerial zip lines and plenty of other things can make Wild Acadia Fun Park worthy of the visitor's time. It also has its own Snack Shack and can host special events, such as birthday parties.
233 Bar Harbor Rd., Trenton
, ME 04605
The Dice Head Foot Path begins at the Dice Head Lightkeeper's home. The small steep foot path that ends at Penobscot Bay offers scenic views, but can be very slippery when wet.
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