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Visit Maine information and visitor centers for travel and tourist help

Go to an Information Center or Visitor Center for any type of information you might need about attractions; lodgings at hotels, motels, inns, and resorts; dining; shopping and more on your Maine vacation or getaway

1 Stonewall Lane York, ME, 03909 Phone: 207-363-4422

The York Chamber of Commerce covers the towns of Kittery, Eliot, South Berwick, York Village, York Harbor, York Beach, and Cape Neddick:
  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do, beaches, lighthouses, events, festivals
  • Maps & brochures
  • WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Dog walking area
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours (Summer): Monday–Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m-1 p.m.
Hours (Fall and Winter): Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sunday, closed.

Distances from York to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
York Portland 40 miles
York Bar Harbor (Acadia) 148 miles
York Boston 59 miles

Portland Ocean Terminal

Maine State Pier Portland, ME Phone: 207-772-5800

Located just outside the cruise ship terminal, travel assistants greet and assist cruise ship visitors by distributing information for approximately four hours after the ship's arrival. Open for cruise ship season; no parking.
Information: www.visitportland.com/visitor-information-centers.aspx

Calais Visitor Information Center

39 Union Street, Suite B Calais, ME, 04619 Phone: 207-454-2211

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
  • Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/

Distances from Calais to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Calais Bar Harbor (Acadia) 73 miles
Calais Portland 180 miles
Calais Boston 271 miles

Acadia National Park Visitor Centers

Three visitor centers; hours of operation vary through the season

Hulls Cove Visitor Center


On Route 3 north of Bar Harbor
Open April 15 through October 31. April 15 to June 30, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; July & August, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; September: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; October, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Watch a 15-minute audiovisual program about the park, available in English, French, German. Plan your visit using a three-dimensional map of the island. An audio tour of Acadia and the surrounding area is available for purchase.
  • Facilities include restrooms, drinking fountains, and a bookstore. Outdoor exhibits provide information about park resources and activities.
There are 52 steps to the visitor center. A wheelchair-accessible entrance is available; follow signs onsite.
Information: http://1.usa.gov/TbwV3r


Park Headquarters and Winter Visitor Center


On Route 233 west of Bar Harbor
Open all year, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (closed on weekends April 15 through October 31)

This is the primary visitor contact station when Hulls Cover Visitor Center is closed. Facilities include restrooms, drinking fountains, and a bookstore. Information: http://1.usa.gov/TbwV3r


Thompson Island Information Center


On Route 3 at the head of Mount Desert Island
Open Mid-May to mid-October, hours vary
Facilities include restrooms and drinking fountains. A picnic area is available nearby.
Information: http://1.usa.gov/TbwV3r


Distances from Bar Harbor to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Bar Harbor Portland 38 miles
Bar Harbor Boston 54 miles
Bar Harbor New York, NY miles
Bar Harbor Montreal, QC, Canada 71 miles

Hampden North Visitor Information Center

I-95 North Mile Marker 175 Hampden, ME, 04444 Phone: 207-862-6628

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
  • Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/

Distances from Hampden to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Hampden Bangor 8 miles
Hampden Houlton 106 miles
Hampden Portland 99 miles
Hampden Boston 196 miles

Ocean Gateway Terminal

14 Ocean Gateway Pier Portland, ME Phone: 207-772-5800

Pick up brochures, visitor guides, maps of the Portland area, travel and cruise ship schedules, and current event information. Open year-round; temporary parking available onsite.
Hours:
November - March, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sunday, closed
April - June, Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, closed.
July 1st - October 31, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Information: www.visitportland.com/visitor-information-centers.aspx

Distances from Portland to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Portland Bar Harbor (Acadia) 110 miles
Portland Boston 99 miles
Portland New York City 277 miles
Portland Montreal, QC, Canada 206

Portland Jetport Information Center

1001 Westbrook Street (In the Jetport Terminal, next to baggage claim) Portland, ME Phone: 207-775-5809

Find brochures, visitor guides, maps of the area, travel and cruise ship schedules, and current event listings. Open year-round, temporary parking is available onsite.
Hours for Visitor Information:
Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-midnight; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight
Hours for Airport Information: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Information: www.visitportland.com/visitor-information-centers.aspx

Summer Information Center at Long Wharf

184 Commercial Street (Long Wharf) Portland, ME Phone: No phone available

Brochures, area maps, listings of places to visit and things to do in and around Portland. Open summer to mid-fall.
Hours:
Late June-late October, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Late October-late June, closed
Information: www.visitportland.com/visitor-information-centers.aspx

Mid Coast Welcome Center

169 Searsport Avenue Belfast, ME, 04915 Phone: 207-930-3633

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, things to do
  • Maps
  • WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Dog walking area
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Open May-October, daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed October-May
Information: www.maine-coast-welcome-center.com/

Distances from Belfast to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Belfast Portland 81 miles
Belfast Bar Harbor (Acadia) 61 miles
Belfast Boston 177 miles>

West Gardiner Visitor Information Center

West Gardiner Service Plaza at I-95, Exit 102 Northbound or I-95, Exit 103 Southbound or I-295, Exit 51 West Gardiner, ME Phone: 207-582-0160

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
  • Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; after October 14, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Distances from West Gardiner to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
West Gardiner Bangor 62 miles
West Gardiner Portland 45 miles
West Gardiner Boston 144 miles

Fryeburg Visitor Information Center

97 Main Street (US Route 302) Fryeburg, ME, 04037 Phone: 207-935-3639

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
  • Maps
  • WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Dog walking area
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/

Distances from Fryeburg to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Fryeburg Lewiston 37 miles
Fryeburg Portland 43 miles
Fryeburg Boston 117 miles

Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center

36 Main Street (U.S. Route 1) Ogunquit, ME, 03907 Phone: 207-646-2939

Brochures; maps; information on lodgings, restaurants, entertainment; events listings.
Hours: Year-round, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Information: www.visitogunquit.org

Distances from Ogunquit to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Ogunquit Portland 38 miles
Ogunquit Bar Harbor 200 miles
Ogunquit Boston, MA 71 miles

Hampden South Visitor Information Center

I-95 South Mile Marker 179 Hampden, ME Phone: 207-862-6638

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
  • Maps
  • Restrooms
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/

Houlton Visitor Information Center

I-95 Exit 302, 28 Ludlow Road Houlton, ME Phone: 207-532-6346

  • Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
  • Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Restrooms
  • Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/
Distances from Houlton to nearby destinations:

From

To

Miles to Destination
Houlton Calais 76 miles
Houlton Bar Harbor (Acadia) 122 miles
Houlton Portland 204 miles
Houlton Boston 302 miles

Kittery Visitor Information Center

I-95 and US Route 1 Kittery, ME Phone: 207-439-1319

Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
• Maps
• Free WiFi
• Restrooms
• Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; after October 14, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/

Yarmouth Visitor Information Center

US Route 1 at Exit 17 / I-295 / 1100 US Route 1 Yarmouth, ME Phone: 207-846-0833

• Information about lodging, shopping, dining, and things to do
• Maps
• Free WiFi
• Restrooms
• Snacks and drinks
Hours: Year-round, daily. Summer, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; winter, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Information: www.mainetourism.com/content/4029/Information_Centers/