2018 Official Maine Camping Guide - 58
May Be Found By Visiting
PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRISTINE HAMILTON
Annual Windjammer Days Festival,
Boothbay Harbor, June. Celebrating
out maritime hertage!
for all age groups, so bring the entire
family and spend the day at the festival.
Searsport 4th of July Celebration -
Parade, Auction, Chicken BBQ and
Thomas Point Beach "Bluegrass Special
Event" Brunswick, Always Labor Day
Weekend. Enjoy an end-of summer
family event. "The DownEast Way!"
Quite possibly the best Bluegrass Festival anywhere!
Maine Celtic Celebration, Belfast,
July. Celebrate Maine's rich Celtic history with this festival of Celtic music,
games, food and fun.
Maine Lobster Festival, Rockland,
August. A country fair by the sea!
Union Fair / Maine Wild Blueberry
Festival, August. Join us at this classic
event celebrating agriculture in the
state of Maine. The fairgrounds are
nestled among the rolling hills and
beautiful farmlands in Union, Maine.
There are activities and entertainment
Family Arts Festival, Brunswick, Sept..
Celebration of the arts for all ages.
Music, hands on art, workshops and
Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta
in Damariscotta October. A week of
Pumpkin events such as the Pumpkin Drop, Parade, and Regatta. Don't
forget to visit all of the giant carved
* The Maine State Prison Showroom in
Thomaston features furniture, novelty
items of a nautical nature and ship
models all hand made by inmates.
* The Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland ranks among the finest regional
art museums in the nation. The collection includes many works by the Wyeth family and other major American
artists from Colonial times to the present.
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* Eagle Island in South Harpswell is located about three miles off the coast.
The summer home of North Pole explorer, Admiral Robert E. Peary, the
island is equipped with a pier so visitation is possible for picnickers, nature
enthusiasts and history buffs.
* The Woolwich Historical Society Museum depicts life as it was 80 to 200
years ago displayed in a farmhouse of
the period and a post and beam barn.
* The Musical Wonder House in Wiscasset-which calls itself "Maine's
Prettiest Village"- includes a collection of restored antique musical box-
es, player pianos and related items
displayed in fine period settings in an
1852 sea captain's mansion.
* The Boothbay Railroad Village is a
great family spot. You can experience
a steam train ride which includes a
special treat known as 'Kissing Bridge,'
and wends its way through a peaceful
village and beautiful gardens. There
is also an outstanding exhibit of more
than 50 antique vehicles.
* Colonial Pemaquid is situated on
a point of land at the mouth of the
Pemaquid River in Bristol. Archeological excavations have unearthed 14
foundations of 17th- and 18th-century structures. Fort William Henry is adjacent to the settlement site.
* The Penobscot Marine Museum in
Searsport is a village of eight buildings,
and the finest collection of marine art
* The Fort Knox State Historic Site in
Stockton Springs is a splendid example
of granite craftsmanship. Construction
began in 1844 and continued for 25
years. The fort was built to protect the
Penobscot River Valley, and the structure, including spiral staircases of granite, have remained in excellent shape
for more than a century.
For more information please visit:
MAINE CAMPGROUND OWNERS ASSOCIATION * CAMPMAINE.COM