As the leaves start to turn and the air becomes crisp and brisk, a getaway to Maine is the ideal choice for fall vacationers. In fact, the Boothbay Harbor area boasts many wonderful things to do in Maine in October. From fall festivals to sightseeing to relaxing resorts, a fall getaway to Maine reveals the magic of this time of year. Many guests come here to get cozy and take in the autumnal beauty, but there are also plenty of other great things to do in Maine in October. Here are three great ideas to get you started!
Linekin Bay Resort is the premier fall vacation destination in Boothbay Harbor, ME. With so many things to do on-site, a fall vacation here is one of the best ways to enjoy Midcoast Maine. Come and see the vivid fall colors, sip a hot drink by the fireplace, and enjoy delicious, traditional Maine cuisine during an October stay at Linekin Bay Resort.
3 Things to Do in Maine in October During a Fall Getaway
The Fall Foliage Festival
A Boothbay Harbor tradition, the Fall Foliage Festival celebrates the season, the area’s railroad legacy, and the artisans that make the area thrive. The festival takes place every Columbus Day weekend, and features live music, incredible food, train rides, antique cars, pumpkin carving, and a craft show at the center of it all. Located in the Boothbay Railway Village, the festival offers fun kids activities, too. The children’s corner is sponsored by the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library and the Boothbay Sea & Science Center, and they offer fun activities for kids to enjoy at the festival. There are also interesting exhibits that feature Boothbay Harbor’s railway history, early village life, and antique automobiles depicting the evolution of transportation in the region. When it comes to quintessential things to do in Maine in October, the Fall Foliage Festival in Boothbay Harbor is a great activity.
Sightseeing in Boothbay Harbor
Maine is famous for its fall foliage, and for good reason. The vivid colors of changing leaves inspire many guests to explore the area looking for beautiful photo opportunities and dramatic coloration. So, take a drive along the Midcoast area and discover the famous autumnal beauty here. Or, set out from Linekin Bay Resort for a walk through a nearby park like Barrett Park. Another great way to see the colors is by boat aboard a Cap’n Fish’s boat cruise. They offer tours into mid-October, and, while it may be chilly, the view of the peak colors from the water is truly spectacular.
Get Cozy at Linekin Bay Resort
Linekin Bay Resort cabins and lodges offer the ideal lodging experience for a fall trip to Maine. Warm, luxurious amenities ensure the comfort of resort guests, and features like the great fireplace in the Main Lodge echo a nostalgic sentiment befitting of a Maine fall vacation. Classic Maine cuisine greets guests as expertly-crafted entrees, drinks, and more at The Deck Bar & Grill, the resort’s on-site restaurant. There’s no better way to experience the fall in Maine!
Plan a Fall Getaway Today
The beauty of Maine in the fall draws many guests here to Boothbay Harbor. Come visit to slow down and unplug this fall in a cabin or lodge at Linekin Bay Resort. Sit by the great fireplace in the Main Lodge, indulge in delicious traditional Maine cuisine at The Deck Bar & Grill, and create special memories with loved ones at the premier resort in Boothbay Harbor. Browse our available cabins and lodges and reserve your Maine fall getaway today.