Regardless of how long you plan on staying in beautiful Boothbay Harbor, Maine, you’ll quickly realize how undeniably special our secluded slice of Midcoast Maine truly is during the summer months. Linekin Bay Resort, one of the top-rated weekend getaways in New England, is within four hours from seven of the largest cities along the East Coast, including Boston, Manchester, and Providence. Not only is Boothbay Harbor home to some of the best aquatic adventures, such as whale watching, sailing, and deep-sea fishing, but this seaside community is overflowing with history, natural scenery, and mouthwatering, fresh-caught seafood. Your adventurous New England road trip should also include stops in Wiscasset, Brunswick, Arrowsic, and several other villages that are brimming with charm.
New England Road Trip Possibilities
As mentioned above, Linekin Bay Resort is within four hours from seven sizable East Coast cities. Whether you’re traveling from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island, Midcoast Maine’s beauty and charm will instantly sweep you off your feet this summer. Here’s a quick rundown of the distances (in miles) from our oceanfront getaway:
- Portland, ME – 59 miles
- Manchester, NH – 152 miles
- Boston, MA – 164 miles
- Nashua, NH – 169 miles
- Worcester, MA – 196 miles
- Providence, RI – 231 miles
- Springfield, MA – 248 miles
Can’t-Miss Pit Stops
The journey to Linekin Bay Resort (one of the best family vacations along the Atlantic Ocean) is half of the fun! The drive up Maine’s coast is filled with lush forestry, jaw-dropping ocean vistas, historic villages, and several can’t-miss pit stops. Many travelers spend half of a day on the way up to Boothbay Harbor in communities such as Portland, Brunswick, and Georgetown. Here’s a short list of our favorite stops in Midcoast Maine.
- Portland: Portland Museum of Art
- Freeport: Wolfe’s Neck Center
- Brunswick: Flight Deck Brewing
- Phippsburg: Seguin Island Ferry
- Arrowsic: Doubling Point Lighthouse
- Georgetown: Reid State Park
- Wiscasset: Red’s Eats
Things to Do in Maine near Boothbay Harbor
Our resort rests along the beautiful shores of Linekin Bay, so you’ll always be seconds away from a potential oceanic adventure. During our all-inclusive summer season, guests have easy, complimentary access to kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and fishing gear. And the oceanfront saltwater pool is a gigantic hit amongst families! But you’ll also be a short trek from Boothbay Harbor’s top-rated attractions and adventures, as seen below. A New England road trip to Boothbay Harbor is incomplete without seeking out at least one of these splendid adventures!
- Boothbay Harbor Country Club
- Cabbage Island Clambakes
- Cap’ n Fish’s Cruises
- Hardy Boat Cruises
- Sail Muscongus
- Schooner Eastwind
- The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
Best Resorts in Maine
If you’re searching for elegant, oceanfront accommodations during your New England road trip, look no further than Linekin Bay Resort. Not only are we less than two miles from the heart of seaside Boothbay Harbor, but we also provide travelers with charming cabins, authentic coastal cuisine, and an array of on-site activities. The Deck Bar & Grill is one of the only dock-and-dine, dog-friendly restaurants in the region! The time to start planning your next New England road trip is right now as summertime vacancies dry up quickly once the summer sun starts to heat up the coast. To book a well-deserved summer vacation to Linekin Bay Resort, please give us a call today at 1-207-633-2494.