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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

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, Canada

206

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

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

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/

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

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/

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

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

Hampden North Visitor Information Center

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

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

York Beach Visitor Center

Short Sands Beach, Railroad Avenue York Beach, ME Phone: 207-363-4422

Open: Memorial Day to Columbus Day; daily


Information: www.gatewaytomaine.org/visiting-our-area/visitor-center-locations

Acadia National Park Visitor Centers

Park has 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, Quebec, Canada

71 miles

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/

Calais Visitor Information Center

39 Union Street, Suite B Calais, ME, 04619 Phone: 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