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.
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.
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.
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.
Guldive Cruises offers two-hour excursions, sunset cruises, and specialty cruises at various locations along the Atlantic coast, and the Caribbean. The vessel that they use is 56 feet long, weigh 46 tons, and was designed by William Hand Jr.
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.