"Come Boating, Belfast, Maine: http://www.comeboating.org/
Station Maine, Rockland, ME: http://www.stationmaine.org/
Megunticook Rowing, Camden, ME: http://megunticookrowing.org/
MRC - ice skating and tennis http://www.midcoastrec.com/
Birch Point State Park in Owl's Head - Great beach with boulders to climb on either side, tide pools, hiking trails, bbq, picnic benches, and a large beach when the tide is out! Swimming for those that can brave the cold water! Pit toilets. Very low, if any, waves.
Damariscotta Lake State Park - swimming, little playground, bathrooms, changing rooms, fishing.
Pemaquid Beach State Park - Beautiful beach with white sand!! Sometimes there are waves there. Boogie boards, beach toys, masks, chairs and more can be rented. Food available such as burgers and hot dogs, french fries, pulled pork sandwiches and more. You may like to visit Fort Pemaquid and Pemaquid Lighthouse before or after your day at the beach!
Pemaquid Lighthouse - Such a beautiful view and rocks to climb on for the adventurous!
Fort Pemaquid http://www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org/PNew2009Events.html
They have wonderful events. We've gone to some of them. A few years ago we participated in the program called "For King and Country." http://joyful-abundance.blogspot.com/2010/06/for-king-country-living-history-program.html.
Pirates Rendezvous in Damariscotta, Maine - an annual event! http://www.piraterendezvousnews.com/
|Pirates are even welcome at the local town churches!|
In early August, Wings Over Wiscasset: http://wingsoverwiscasset.org/
Family Quests - This one is for Rockland Harbor, ME: http://www.georgesriver.org/quests/
This quest is in South Bristol, ME:
Things to do in other areas of Maine:
WhoFish lists events all over Maine by town. Sign up for their email or check their site when you want to know what is going on in various parts of Maine.
WhoFish is for other states as well: http://www.whofish.org/Default.aspx?rCode=8
Things to do in the Portland, ME area - there is a calendar with events and things to do - check it out! http://www.portlandkidscalendar.com/
There is a facebook page as well: https://www.facebook.com/Portlandkidscalendar?fref=t
Maine State Park Passport program:
Fun Passes for younger kids
Note: New exhibit Maine Voices From the Civil War will be open until Spring 2015
Biking in Maine:
A Guide to Maine's Off Road Bicycle and Pedestrian's Shared Use Trails
Where To Ride Your Bike In Maine (lots of links)
Bike TrailLink: http://www.traillink.com/trailsearch.aspx?tn=&st=ME&ct=&sp=N
In nearby states:
Note: If you are doing some traveling, you might be interested in checking out Diane Flynn Keith's book called "Carschooling: Over 350 Entertaining Games & Activities to Turn Travel Time Into Learning Time - For Kids Ages 4 to 17." I recently purchased it, but haven't yet read it. I am hoping that it will have some fun ideas to pass the time when we travel in the car!