THE BOATING CAPITAL OF NEW ENGLAND
Winner of the “People’s Choice” for Best Harbor in Maine (DownEast Magazine), Boothbay Harbor is iconic coastal Maine. Home to an array of outdoor activities, exploring Boothbay can be done by boat, bike, hike, or even paddle boarding. The Boothbay Harbor Region boasts a world-class, 18-hole golf course and the not-to-be-missed Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, the largest botanical garden in New England.
A visit to Boothbay Harbor is an adventure for visitors of all kinds, with quiet coves, rocky shores, island lighthouses, and a friendly family atmosphere. Often referred to as the Boating Capital of New England, Boothbay has over 25 daily boat excursions leaving right from the harbor with trips to Burnt Island and the iconic artist haven of Monhegan Island.
Experience the natural beauty of the Boothbay Region by hiking more than 30 miles of coastal and woodland trails owned and maintained by the Boothbay Region Land Trust.
Boothbay Harbor boasts a 1,000-foot long footbridge that connects the east and west sides of the Harbor allowing easy access to a variety of activities in its vibrant downtown.
Boothbay Harbor Region Sculpture Trail, a series of public sculptures displayed throughout the harbor and all for sale! Trail maps are available at the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce.