Midcoast Adventure Rentals
Rent a classic design scooter, a head-turning Scoot Coupe built for two, or a retro beach cruiser and take the road less traveled to enhance your Rockland Maine getaway.
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Delighting folks like you for over 25 years, we offer exclusive fishing trips, nature exploration trips and custom adventures for you and your family in Midcoast Maine.
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Rockland offers several local options for renting kayaks. You can also take guided trips on nearby lakes or explore the coast with area guides.
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Hiking Camden Hills Park
A 5,700 acre park with hiking trails, oceanside picnic area and a 800 foot summit with sweeping views of Penobscot Bay.
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Laite Memorial Beach
Laite Memorial Beach on Camden Harbor offers oceanfront swimming with scenic views of Camden Harbor, Camden Hills and Penobscot Bay.
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Day Sailing Trips
Both Rockalnd & Camden boast a sizable fleet of day sailing trips which offer an array of cruising options of scenic Penobscot Bay.
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Maine Sport Outfitters
Maine Sport Outfitters - Rockport ME
Maine Sport Outfitters is recognized as the premier destination for paddlers, campers, cyclists, skiers, and fishermen for the latest in outdoor gear & clothing. They also also offer a variety of sea kayaking tours on Penobscot Bay.
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Maine Sport Outfitters is a retail sports outlet store and offers kayak, canoe and bike rentals. They also offer several quality sea kayaking tours and instructional programs.
Maine Sport Outfitters
P.O. Box 956
Rockport, ME 04856
Sept 1 - June 15
9am to 6pm, Mon-Sat
9am to 6pm, Sunday
Things to Do in Rockland Maine - include a seaside coastal playground for the outdoor adventurer and culture enthusiast
Rockland Maine is a tourist haven for outdoor-focused activities. The town’s idyllic location between beautiful hills and the clear blue waters of Penobscot Bay make it the perfect location for travelers who seek an outdoor adventure or who just like to explore new things.
You can take a ferry ride to the nearby islands, enjoy a tour of the Rockland Breakwater Light, or take a scenic cruise on Penobscot Bay while enjoying some of Maine’s freshest seafood. With the ocean in clear view, you can go hiking, golfing, biking, kayaking, canoeing, or sailing. The Rockland Maine area also offers you access the famous Farnsworth Art Museum (with over ten thousand works in the collection), annual summer festivals like The North Atlantic Blues Festival and the Maine Lobster Festival, as well as award-winning dining experiences. Whatever your interests may be, Rockland Maine offers an amazing array of activities to keep you busy throughout your stay.
Things to Do in Rockland Maine
The Rockland Maine area offers some of the most scenic and pristine beaches in Midcoast Maine. Whether you are looking for a freshwater beach or you are a lazy beachcomber hunting for sea shells, there are a number of small local area beaches that are likely to fit your needs.
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There are plenty of places to go biking in the Rockland Maine area. Take a bike ride into Camden and Camden Harbor or bike the backroads of Megunticook Lake or Rockport. Biking along the coast is an adventure unlike any other. One up-close look is all it takes to know this place is special.
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With its rocky shoreline, lighthouses, seals, bald eagles, islands, lobster boats and hidden coves, Rockland and Penobscot Bay offer some of Maine's most beautiful coastal scenery - spectacular offshore islands and high hills rising above the blue bay. There are a number of local boating options available to help get you out on the water.
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If you are looking for some casual fun for the family, you can try one of the local bowling centers. It is great way to spend a rainy day or to wind down a busy day spent shopping and sightseeing in the local towns.
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There are many excellent places to fish within easy traveling distance of Rockland, Rockport, and Camden. The area offers bass fishing on local lakes and ponds. Striper fishing in nearby coastal rivers and bluefish and bluefin tuna fishing on Penobscot Bay. You can also arrange charter fishing trips designed for fishing with families and lake trips where you can learn to fly fish.
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It is great to keep tone and fit while you are on vacation giving you that an extra boost of energy and peace of mind in order to see and do all the local area activities. If your hotel or lodging property does not offer a workout facility, then here are some local area options worth considering.
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Looking for great public access golf in Rockland Maine? The Rockland area offers challenging play in spectacular settings - the sweeping oceanside views of the Samoset Golf Course; the stunning mountain vistas, rolling hills and meandering pine trees of Goose RIver Golf Course; and the peaceful lakeside scenery of the Rockland Public Golf Course. From the hills to the sea, the Rockland area has a golf course that is right for your game, your budget and your skill level.
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Put on your hiking shoes and sample some of the finest trails in the Midcoast Maine region. From trekking the hillls of scenic Camden Hills State Park to the wooded trails of the local area preserves to the historic walking paths of Rockland, Rockport and Camden villages, the Rockland Maine area has trails to please hikers of every stripe and aptitude.
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Penobscot Bay is known for its scenic beauty and its many surrounding islands. Roughly 30 miles long by 30 miles wide, this body of water is dotted with hundreds of small islands but four major islands make up the bulk of visitor activity. They are Vinalhaven, North Haven, Islesboro, and Matinicus. Monhegan Island in adjacent Muscongus Bay is also notable because it is the most famous island in Maine.
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One of the most beautiful and lighthouse-centric regions of Maine is the Midcoast Maine area and Penobscot Bay. There are more than a dozen lighthouses in this region of the state. Some of the area's lighthouses can be reached by car, but a number of them can only be viewed from the water or by boat. Rockland is home to the nation's largest lighthouse museum, fittingly called the Maine Lighthouse Museum.
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Play a round of miniature golf at one of the local mini-golf courses. Designed for maximum enjoyment for adults and kids alike, the area's mini-golf courses are the perfect setting for family gatherings and group activities. Challenge friends and family to an enjoyable round of miniature golf!
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The Rockland Maine area offers a couple of cinemas for film-goers. The Strand Theatre in Rockland provides a unique entertainment experience from independent and world cinema, documentary, classic and retrospective film to live musical performances and concerts, comedy shows, conferences, and other special events. The Flagship Cinema complex in nearby Thomaston offers state-of-the-art sound and projection equipment for viewing the latest releases in major motion pictures.
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The Midcoast Maine region offers a number of unique museums and learning centers that offer specialized exhibits and events. Some of these attractions will likely require several hours of your time but are well worth the trip and visit.
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The Rockland Maine area offers a number of parks and protected environs for outdoor play and family excursions that are typically just a short trip away. Many of these parks provide sweeping panoramic views, oceanside locations, and outdoor activities with easy access for all.
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The Rockland Maine area offers a number of venues for entertainment. Both the Camden Opera House and the Rockport Opera House provide a unique entertainment experience from live musical performances and concerts to Broadway plays, comedy headliners, and other special events.
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|Rock / Mountain Climbing
Rock and mountain climbing in the Rockland Maine area offers excitement and physical fitness for those people looking for adventurous outdoor activities.
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The Midcoast Maine region offers a number of unique sightseeing attractions and points of interest near Rockland that are typically just a short car ride or boat trip away. These attractions will likely require several hours of your time but are well worth the trip and visit.
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