5 BEST Things To Do In Southern Maine This Year

Appreciate Southern Maine’s Natural Beauty on a Trail

There are over 1,000 trails to discover in the state of Maine. Across the state, you will find scenic trails of varying levels of difficulty — from family-friendly and flat to rugged and challenging. Try out these Southern Maine Coast trails for their easy terrain and scenic landscape. 

Visit Famous & Gorgeous Southern Maine Beaches

Springtime isn’t a great time for swimming or sunbathing, but it’s the perfect time to visit the beach with low to no crowds for a peaceful walk or to explore tide pools. Check out the beaches of Ogunquit, Goose Rocks Beach in Kennebunkport, Old Orchard Beach, and Short Sands and Long Sands in York. 

Sample Local Brews at a Southern Maine Brewery

Small breweries have been popping up everywhere over the last decade. Craft beers and local specialty flavors are a real treat to indulge in when exploring Maine. Visit the tasting room of one of these breweries on your next getaway. 

Put Your Bowling Skills to the Test

A perfectly fun, rainy-day activity is bowling. Maine bowling alleys do a great job of capturing the nostalgic 1950s-type vibe of old-fashioned bowling. These bowling alleys are popular with locals and tourists alike. 

Learn Local History at Southern Maine’s Museum

Check out the Saco Museum in Saco Maine to explore over 10,000 artifacts dating back centuries. The collection includes artwork by famous artists like John Brewster Jr., Gibeon Elden Bradbury, Charles Henry Granger, and Katherine Tupper Prescott. 

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