Bucksport, Maine is situated at the mouth of the Penobscot River and the northern border of Penobscot Bay. Here, you can explore a mile-long walkway along the Penobscot River, go walking or running along the Miles Lane Trails, or go boating or fishing on Silver Lake or in the bay.
In July, the Bucksport Bay Festival features food, music, a parade, fireworks and Civil War reenactments. Ascending the 42-story Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Prospect-Bucksport provides a stunning 360-degree view of the Maine coast. This is the only bridge observatory in the United States and only one of four bridge observatories in the world.
Bucksport, Maine offers a unique blend of great outdoors to exlpore, and historic monuments and architecture in the towns and villages. This was an important strategic seaside location during the war, and you can visit the forts and remnants while enjoying your vacation in Maine. Lodging in Bucksport ranges from Motor Inns and Motels to cottages, B&Bs and country inns.
When you are staying in Bucksport Maine, you are in close proximity to the beautiful seaside villages of Castine and Blue Hill and not far from Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island – making it prime stopping point on your way Downeast.
Bucksport Motor Inn overlooking the Penobscot River is ideal as you tour the midcoast of Maine. Our family operated, family- friendly motel is a short drive to Maine attractions like the Penobscot Narrows Observation Bridge, Bangor, Belfast, Bluehill, Ellsworth, and Castine. Mount Desert Island is just 40 miles away. All of our rooms offer park at your door convenience, with microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, Cable TV, and A/C plus high speed internet. Our affordable rooms are non-smoking. We offer select pet friendly rooms as well. Learn More
Oceanfront property offering stunning vistas with 32 guest rooms, suites, cottages and oceanfront cottages. 12-acre resort featuring two heated swimming pools, tennis court, an expansive Great Lawn and a waterfront deck with easy access to rocky Maine beach. 5 minutes from Camden's scenic downtown harbor, Glenmoor by the Sea provides guests a balance of relaxed privacy and engaging resort activities. All guestrooms have private baths, decks or balconies, flat screen TV's, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, air conditioning. Cont breakfast included. Learn More
Gracious hospitality, exceptional lodging, and a cozy pub and wine bar await you. This award winning Queen Anne Victorian inn overlooks the picture perfect village and harbor of Castine. Take one of the inn bikes to Dyce Head lighthouse, hike Witherle Woods or relax at the Backshore beach. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Maine coast with kayaking and sailing tours around the harbor and Penobscot Bay. Wine Bar open to the public for libations and small plates. Summer Jazz on the Porch, Tuesdays, July-September. Learn More
Enjoy luxury accommodations in a historic Sea Captain’s home. Step back in time and enjoy one of our nine guest rooms as if you were a guest of Captain Nickels himself. Upgrade your stay with one of our suites, both offer stunning views from their decks of our six-acre lawn and Penobscot Bay. Awaken to the smell of our chef’s choice breakfast served each morning in our dining room or solarium. Unwind from a whirlwind day of exploring Maine’s MidCoast in one of our two parlors. Take a stroll to the water and enjoy classic adirondack chairs on the bay’s edge. Learn More
Beautifully situated on ten oceanfront acres in the heart of Coastal Maine, with breathtaking views of Penobscot Bay. One and two-bedroom cottages and an air-conditioned motel are available for your enjoyment. All have a large seaside deck, private baths, color cable TV, and phones with dataport. The gradual slope of our large beach allows for easy entry into the sea. Horseshoes, shuffleboard, ping pong, volleyball and video arcade available. Major Maine attractions close by. Learn More