WHAT TO Do in Midcoast Maine in the Fall

Fall in Maine is unmatched. As the days of summer fade away, a transformation begins to sweep across Midcoast Maine. The air grows crisper, the leaves begin to change, and the coastal towns take on a new aura. Fall in Midcoast Maine is a symphony of colors, traditions, and an invitation to experience the region's natural beauty and coastal charm.

Like any other time of the year, Midcoast Maine is full of events and activities. Whether you are on a family vacation or a couple's getaway, there is sure to be plenty to do. Glenmoor by the Sea has a few suggestions for what to do in Midcoast Maine in the fall.

Enjoy the Scenery

- Visit Acadia National Park during the day and get unparalleled views or visit at night and get one of the best stargazing experiences in New England.
- Explore one of Midcoast Maine's many lighthouses. Some can be enjoyed by tours on the water.
- Go for a scenic coastal drive along Maine's Midcoast and you'll get to see coastal towns, a rugged coastline and many lighthouses.
- Join Camden Harbor Cruises on a wooden vessel for a close-up look at the Maine coast and the beautiful lighthouses, mansions, and yachts that sit along it.
- Take a walk around Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory and take in some rich history all well enjoying an amazing water view.


- Head over to Boothbay Harbor for the Fall Foliage Festival where you can listen to live music, browse an antique car show, shop for Christmas presents, and more.
- Celebrate the deliciousness of oysters at Freeport's Maine Oyster Festival
- Appreciate organic agriculture at the Common Ground Country Fair by listening to speakers, tasting yummy produce, and perusing the country store.
- See some sailing at the Camden Windjammer Festival in Camden or the Sail-In at Woodenboat. Spend the day on the waterfront with refreshments and live music.

Fall Activities

- Go leaf-peeping and see all of the beautiful fall colors. You can see the beauty pretty much anywhere but places like parks, forests, and especially Acadia will be best.
- Pick some apples or pumpkins at one of Midcoast Maine's many farms.
- Take part in a guided or self-guided Red Cloak Tour. Choose from many different topics including maritime, haunted history, seafood discovery, cemetery explorations and more.
- Plan your oyster adventure with Maine Oyster Trail. You can plan and personalize your experience online.
- Have a brew or a few on the Maine Beer Trail, located both on the coast and inland.
- Ski and see the sea with Camden Snow Bowl chairlifts. The Snow Bowl is the only ski area on the East Coast with ocean views.

Glenmoor by the Sea
When you do decide to visit Midcoast Maine, don't settle when it comes to a place to stay. Glenmoor by the Sea offers the perfect Maine experience. Learn all about our accommodations and book your stay with us today!

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