- Our list of the best things to do in Rockland, Maine, features the top 134 nearby activities — including 80 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Rockland, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Rockland, ME , followed by 110 popular activities in nearby cities, including Camden, Belfast, Deer Isle, Rockport, Damariscotta, Stonington, Castine, Owls Head, Port Clyde, Vinalhaven, New Harbor, Boothbay Harbor, Lincolnville, Rangeley and Searsport
Opened in 2006 and dedicated to the seabirds which can leave in all types of coastal environments, the Project Puffin Visitor Center presents its visitors with useful information about the local wildlife, which includes photos and videos.
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With its authentic 30 foot-long lobster boat, Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure offers its clients glimpses of the local marine wildlife, including whales. The main purpose is, however, seeing lobsters and other seafood get caught in the captain's traps. Fishing trips are also available.
Maine State Ferry Service offers ferry service for passengers and vehicles back and forth between the mainland and the islands. They offer seasonal schedules, and the trips offer scenic and sometimes wildlife viewing.
The Friendship Sloop named Anna R. is utilized by the Rockland Sailing Co. for both day tours and private charters. The trips covered by the boat include cruising around the Rockland harbor to see historic schooners, lighthouses, and fishing boats.
The Coastal Children's Museum is a museum aimed at aiding children in discovering and learning about a variety of different topics. Featured exhibits include displays on the natural world, the arts and sciences, and the diversity of Maine's Coast.
Breakwater & Marie Reed Park is a park featuring a mile long jetty (built to form a breakwater to protect the Rockland harbor from the sea.) Visitors to the park can walk across the jetty to a historic lighthouse.