Where to Go to Experience the Best Sightseeing in Boothbay Harbor

Are you dreaming of a trip to Midcoast Maine? Beautiful weather, lush greenery, scenic landscapes, historic lighthouses, and roaring waters are just a few of the things that make Boothbay Harbor one of the top vacation destinations on the East Coast. From fantastic outdoor recreation to mouthwatering local flavors, there’s much to do during your trip. If you want to experience this area as the locals do, be sure to keep our top recommendations for sightseeing in Boothbay Harbor in mind! We’ve carefully selected each item on this list just for you to have the best time.  

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, get a copy of our Vacation Guide. This planning tool is filled with even more local insight on the best things to do, see, and more in the area. Using this tool will help you plan an unforgettable trip to Boothbay Harbor, Maine! 

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Sightseeing in Boothbay Harbor: Everything You Need to Include on Your Bucket List

Schooner Lazy Jack Cruises

Join the crew on this beautiful tall ship for a fun cruise around Boothbay Harbor. You can choose their popular two-hour trip or schedule a private charter for a romantic afternoon. Some of the places you will see include Burnt Island Lighthouse, Squirrel Island, and Ram Island.  

Monhegan Island

Hop aboard the Monhegan Ferry for a Monhegan Island Adventure you won’t soon forget! Your voyage to Monhegan Island will be aboard the Balmy Days II. Upon arrival, you’ll lay eyes on one of the most unique sights. With so much to offer, your day trip will include endless fun at places like Lobster Cove, The Monhegan Light, Maine’s highest cliffs, and a local restaurant or two. 

Discover Hidden Bike Paths

Take the road less traveled on the area’s hidden bike paths. These lesser-known paths are a great place to take in our area’s beauty without the crowds you typically see on more popular trails. One of our favorites is the Boothbay Region Land Trust. This large, preserved natural area features several bike trails that are suitable for mountain bikers of all skill levels.  

Delight in Remarkable Comfort at Topside InnRoom 9 Bed

Don’t forget to add remarkable accommodations to your Boothbay Harbor bucket list. Searching for lodging that fits your style and offers stunning views? Look no further than Topside Inn! When you stay with us, you’ll never have to say goodbye to the spectacular views of Boothbay Harbor. Our waterfront inn overlooks the harbor and offers a unique vantage point from sunrise to sunset. At Topside Inn, you can start your mornings with our delicious homemade breakfast or a relaxing stroll through our beautiful gardens. With this quiet property and spacious accommodations, you’ll remain in a peaceful state of mind throughout your stay. 

If you’re ready to make all your travel dreams come true, check our availability and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you!