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Outdoor Adventures in Maine

Whitewater Trip 500x250 - Crab Apple Whitewater - The Forks, ME
Crab Apple Whitewater (ME)

3 Lake Moxie Road The Forks, ME, 04985 Phone: 800-553-7238

Whitewater rafting center gets you close to Mother Nature at her best

You’ll get to see the great outdoors up close and personal when you sign up for a whitewater rafting adventure at Crab Apple Whitewater. Imagine zooming through Class III and IV rapids like “Three Sisters” and “Magic Falls” on the spectacular Kennebec River, passing by Maine’s woodlands and wildlife. Or conquering high-water rafting on the Dead River. Or maybe you want a calmer trip with places to float and swim. Head back to the base camp for overnight lodging, some paintball fun or maybe a walk to Moxie Falls, Maine’s highest waterfall. Or here’s an idea: Sign up for a moose safari, leaving at dusk from May through August, in search of the amazing beasts in their natural habitat.
Schooner Heritage - Maine Windjammers - Camden, ME - Photo Credit Don Sichler
Maine Windjammer Association

Sailing from Ports in Rockland and Camden, ME, 04843 Phone: Toll-Free: 800-807-9463

A nautical adventure awaits with a windjammer cruise

Sail into an adventure aboard one of the Maine Windjammer Association’s eight majestic schooners. Want to help haul up an anchor, or would you rather just enjoy a bowl of chowder while watching the kids fish off the deck? Would you like to explore the inner workings of a lighthouse, tour a fishing village, try out a paddle board, learn about local wildlife, or just sit back and sip some wine while admiring a scarlet sunset with fellow passengers? Whether you want to get cooking tips from an on-board chef, practice pilates, take a turn at the wheel or just listen to seafaring stories by nighttime lantern-light, there is a cruise perfect for you, leaving from Camden or Rockland, Maine, and exploring the great outdoors.
Point Lookout Jogging Northport ME
Point Lookout

67 Atlantic Highway Northport, ME, 04849 Phone: 207-789-2000

Outdoor adventures await at this Midcoast Mountain Retreat

You will feel like you are in the middle of a nature preserve at Point Lookout, 387 acres of picturesque mountain terrain overlooking beautiful Penobscot Bay. Rent a fully furnished pine log cabin (1, 2, or 3-bedroom) and enjoy the Maine scenery from your screened-in porch. Or get out there rent some snowshoes or a kayak and hit the trails, open year-round. Nearby is cross-country or downhill skiing, ice skating, ice fishing and tobogganing. In the summer, hike to Knights Pond on the property and enjoy the quiet beach, perfect for swimming and picnicking. Nearby outdoor attractions include golfing, sailing, whale-watching, boating and tennis. Point Lookout also has a soccer field, tennis courts as well as a certified organic working farm to visit!
Moose Bathing - Lodge at Moosehead Lake - Greenville, ME
Lodge at Moosehead Lake

368 Lily Bay Road Greenville, ME, 04441 Phone: 207-695-4400 Toll-Free: 800-825-6977

Explore a variety of outdoor adventures at this authentic North Woods lodge

Heed your inner explorer and arrange for one of several adventures at the AAA Four-Diamond Lodge at Moosehead lake, an ultra-private hideaway surrounded by lakes, mountains, woods and fields in the North Woods. See moose in their natural habitat in a moose canoe safari, go kayaking or sailing on the ponds of Moosehead Lake or see the lake with a guide in your personal pontoon boat. Take a day hike up Mount Kineo (maybe catch sight of a peregrine falcon) or go an a customized fishing excursion. First-rate dining, luxurious rooms decorated in authentic North Woods style and attention to detail are the hallmarks of the inn, where guests are encouraged to rest, recharge – and have fun.
On the Water 500x250 - Coastal Maine Photo Tours - Rockland, ME
Coastal Maine Photo Tours

407 Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-594-1224

Explore the beautiful landscape, rich culture & vast history of Maine while improving your photography skills

All tours offer travel adventure along with photography education and take you to some of the most spectacular locations on the Maine coast, and beyond. Offerings include half-day walks, full-day tours, and multi-day excursions. Individuals and families, all skill levels, and all camera types are welcome. You’ll find tour excursions that will bring you to exceptional Maine gardens, spectacular lighthouse locations, thriving island communities, lobster-fishing harbors, quaint New England villages, artist studios, boat rides across the bay, breathtaking autumn foliage, cascading waterfalls, distinguished covered bridges, traditional sailing vessel regattas, popular locations and hidden spots. Camera techniques will be discussed throughout the day along with constant review of your images. Led by local, fine-art photographer, Dee Peppe.