The Top 4 Things to Do in Maine in August

Plan a vacation to Maine during the summer and you’ll find there is an abundance of great things to do! The summer season in Maine is one of the most popular for visitors, particularly August. Some of the best things to do in Maine in August will leave you with special memories you won’t soon forget! From whale watching to puffin cruises to stargazing by the bonfire, you’re going to love these things to do in Maine in August!

August is one of the best months to experience Boothbay Harbor! For even more of the area’s best local shopping, dining, and adventuring recommendations, request access to our free Boothbay Harbor Vacation Guide today! It’s the best resource for helping guests plan their perfect summer getaway.

4 Great Things to Do in Maine in August

1. Go Whale Watching

Think of all the incredible memories you’ll have after a day out on the water whale watching! Whale watching could be the highlight of your summer. And, summer is prime season for whale watching! So, check out Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch for an incredible excursion to the sea for your chance to see these giants. There’s nothing quite like it!

2. Take a Puffin Cruise

August is the perfect time to take a Puffin Cruise in Maine! If you want to see a threatened species in its natural habitat, then a Puffin Cruise from Cap’n FISH’S Audubon Puffin & Scenic Cruises is a great idea! The birds nest on Eastern Egg Rock from April to September, which means you’ll have the chance to spot the baby puffins!

3. Enjoy a Cabbage Island Clambake

One of Boothbay Harbor’s most celebrated traditions, a Cabbage Island Clambake is not to be missed! Start your Cabbage Island Clambake adventure aboard the Bennie Alice with a tour of Boothbay Harbor. There, you’ll work up your hunger and arrive at Cabbage Island for the clambake tradition. Cooked in seaweed and steamed, covered in rocks, these bright red lobsters will have your mouth watering.

4. Getaway to Linekin Bay

At Linekin Bay Resort, you’ll find a sweet nostalgia that you won’t want to leave! Stargaze by the bonfire, relax by the water and create special family memories with our on-site activities. Summer adventure here goes way back. You may just create a new tradition!

Plan Your Summer Getaway to Linekin Bay

Some of the best things to do in Maine in August are found right here at Linekin Bay Resort! There’s plenty of fun to be had here, both on the water and on land. So, browse our beautiful lodging options and see for yourself what great memories you can make here! We are eager to host you as you make sweet family memories this summer in Maine. Contact us today to book your Linekin Bay getaway!