Nice picture of the rocky coast beach behind our hotel. Mid Coast Maine.
Belfast Rail Trail Stretching for 2.2 miles along the Passagassawaukeag River.
We are just a short drive from Acadia National Park. Many of our guests enjoy the beautiful ride down historic Route 1 only 55 miles from the park.
Moose Point State Park offers acres and acres of hiking trails through wooded trails and open spaces – even steps down to the shore on the rockbound Coast of Maine at Penobscot Bay
Celebrating Maine’s Role in American Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 15,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum has one of the largest collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth. The Farnsworth’s library is also housed in its Rockland, ME, campus. Two historic buildings, the Farnsworth Homestead and the Olson House, and Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists complete the museum complex.
The Back and Forth’ is a traditional wooden lobster boat that cruises BACK AND FORTH around the bay in Belfast,Maine. it is the perfect way to experience and discover Belfast from the water.
Camden Hills State Park signature location is the scenic vista high atop Mt. Battie where sweeping views of Camden, Penobscot Bay, and surrounding islands await. On a clear day, visitors can see Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park. Mt. Megunticook, the highest of the Camden Hills – and highest peak on the mainland – is a moderate climb by foot trail. Other hiking opportunities abound and are well-mapped.
Taller Than the Statue of Liberty!
The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is the crown jewel of coastal Maine, offering spectacular 360-degree views of the Penobscot River and Bay, the Maine countryside and the distant western mountains. Tourists and travel writers alike have been attracted to the unique character of this structure, its historical significance and the stunning vistas. Engineering and transportation geeks are fascinated by the award-winning and innovative design. Visitors of all ages and interests will enjoy this unique campus that includes
the tallest public bridge observatory in the world;
historic Fort Knox;
picnic tables and grills;
a diversity of interpretive panels explaining the history of the region, natural wildlife of the area and more;
a covered pavilion for hosting family reunions, small weddings and other special events; as well as
the perfect backdrops for your vacation or family photos.
On the western bank of the Penobscot River, the granite edifice of Fort Knox has stood for more than 150 years. It remains one of the best preserved fortifications along New England’s miles of coastline. As a virtually intact example of a mid-19th century granite coastal fortification, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969 and declared a National Historic Landmark