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Rockland, Maine

“What to Do” in Mid Coast Maine

December 22, 2013 | Comment

These articles offer great ideas about what to tackle first when you  visit Rockland and all of mid coast Maine! Whether you’re eating, sightseeing, or wrangling children, these articles will offer ideas for fun activities and great meals along this beautiful and vibrant stretch of the coast. We may be a little biased toward Rockland. Can you forgive us?

Owls Head State Park in mid coast Maine

The Down and Dirty Best of Midcoast Maine Ideas

Rockland, Maine: Lobsters and Much More (The Boston Globe) by Hilary Nangle

36 Hours in Midcoast Maine from The New York Times by Brendan Spiegel

Check out these ideas for seeing The Top 10 MidCoast Maine Foliage Vistas, compliments of the Chamber of Commerce.

Lonely Planet chooses some “best of” activities and eats in this solid list for the entire midcoast.

Swimming, hiking, walking, eating and more in Your Guide to Rockland, Maine by Heather Steeves on

Excellent summary of some of the best reasons to visit Rockland in this article by on 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2017.

The Mid Coast Maine Local Rivalry Throwdown

Maine Smackdown: Belfast vs. Rockland from The Boston Globe by David Lyon

Lake Damariscotta mid coast MaineThe Kid-Wrangling Midcoast Maine Edition

Things to Do with Toddlers in Rockland, ME from USA Today by Lauren Miller

Beaches and Swimming Areas in the Midcoast from the PenBay Chamber of Commerce blog.

Is it Fall? Take the kids (and the young at heart) to Beth’s Farm Market for the corn maze and some delicious produce! Virginia M. Wright in DownEast.

Getting More Detailed in Midcoast Maine

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Rockland, Maine by Sean Conneely is a recent and comprehensive overview of all types of places to go!

Immersed in Maine from Beauty News NYC by Sheree Bykofsky

Maine, One Coffee Roaster at a Time from The New York Times by Murray Carpenter

Vacationing in Midcoast Maine by Kelly at Sass and Veracity.

Biking the Maine Coast: A Mid Coast Tour by Tim  Jones at Eastern Slopes.

Maine Mini Adventure: Explore Forts, Admire the Lighthouse, Eat Lobster at Pemaquid by Rachel Ohm in Maine Today.

Things to Do on a Rainy Day by the PenBay Chamber of Commerce on their blog.

10 Maine Spots you Need to Visit this Summer by Daniel Waugh at

Main Stay, Rockland by Sandy Lang for Maine Magazine.

Tips for Art Lovers in Midcoast Maine

Lesser-Known Attractions in Top 5 Maine Coast Tourist Towns by Malerie Yolen-Cohen in the Huffington Post

Art Review: Maine Becoming a Hotbed of Outdoor Sculpture by Daniel Kany in the Portland Press Herald.

When it Comes to Art, Rockland’s “Where all the Cool Kids Are” by Bob Keyes at the Portland Press Herald.

Rockland is Becoming a Maine Art Center by Sebastian Smee at the Boston Globe.

The Renaissance of Rockland by Diane Bair and Pamela Wright at the Boston Globe discusses both art and restaurants.

Lonely Planet in its 2018 recommendation of the midcoast as a Top 10 Travel Destination. Art and Artisanal Craft of Midcoast Maine by Ethan Gelber.

Eating in Midcoast Maine

What to Do in Mid Coast Maine

20 of Maine’s Best Spots for Tacos from Eater Maine (Home Kitchen Cafe!)

18 Essential Maine Restaurants from Eater Maine (Primo and Suzuki’s Sushi Bar)

Where to Eat and Drink in Maine from Bon Appetit (Beth’s Farm Market, Primo, Salt Water Farm)

Best Hot Dogs in New England by Mike Urban (Featuring Wasses) in Yankee Magazine.

Sadler House Articles on Midcoast Maine

Read about our favorite beaches in Find the Best Midcoast, Maine Beaches, plus a map!

Get a listing of the Food Trucks and Food Shacks in midcoast Maine, plus a map!

Find out about Project Puffin and how you can voyage out to see the puffins.

Get some resources for Eating in Rockland with Food Allergies (or Sensitivities).

Read about the Toboggan Championships at the Camden Snow Bowl.

Plan a fishing trip!

Find out how to Vacation in Maine Like a Local.

Read about all the fantastic activities you can do in the spring (or on a rainy summer day!)

Looking for a good route for your run while you’re here?

Check out this great resource.

Am I missing a great article about Mid Coast Maine? Leave a link in the comments and I’ll add it!

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