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WHY PLAN A BOOTHBAY HARBOR TO DAMARISCOTTA DAY TRIP



Midcoast Maine is the perfect destination for anyone looking to enjoy the slower pace of life. However, that doesn’t mean your vacation will be boring by any means. Found on the shores of the Sheepscot River, Sheepscot Harbour Village Resort is surrounded by countless activities and attractions that appeal to all groups of visitors. Our coastal resort is also the perfect place to set off on memorable day trips from. If you’re looking for an easy excursion filled with adventure, plan a trip from Boothbay Harbor to Damariscotta.


3 THINGS TO DO IN THE MIDCOAST MAINE TOWN

It only takes about 15 minutes to drive from our Edgecomb resort to Damariscotta. This distance makes a day trip here an easy addition to any Maine itinerary. The charming town is filled with several things to do, but to help you plan your visit, we’ve compiled a list of some of the top adventures.

  1. Spend time outside at Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site. The 11-acre property was once home to an oyster shell heap that Native Americans formed over 1,000 years. Learn about the history of the site through interpretive storyboards.

  2. Go for a relaxing trip on the river with Damariscotta River Cruises. There are a number of outings to choose from, including an oyster farms and seal tour or happy hour sunset cruise.

  3. For another way to explore the river, go kayaking with Midcoast Kayak. Learn about oysters and the aquaculture industry on a three-hour oyster ecology tour. This tour even includes a shucking and tasting demonstration at the end.

There are countless other things to do and see in this Maine town, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time to explore.


FEEL AT HOME AT A COZY MIDCOAST MAINE RENTAL

There is a reason visitors have been making Sheepscot Harbour Village Resort their

preferred destination for years. Our collection of Maine vacation rentals is close to all the top Midcoast Maine attractions and activities, from Boothbay Harbor to Damariscotta.

When planning your visit, you have your choice of several incredible accommodation options. We offer everything from tranquil guest rooms to quintessential coastal cottages. Offering such a variety of places to call home means we can host groups of all sizes. Call 207-579-1800 to learn more about our lodging options or ways to save on your next visit.

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