Comprised of Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Southport and Edgecomb, the Boothbay Harbor Region is one of the Midcoast's many peninsulas, surrounded by the waters of the Sheepscot and Damariscotta Rivers and open to the Atlantic Ocean. The area is well known for boating, fishing and other water activities.
Located on 270 acres of tidal shore, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens offers guests of all ages and abilities the opportunity to discover the natural world. Whether visitors prefer the solitude of a woodland trail, the energy of children exploring nature or the inspiration found within the cultivated gardens, there is something for everyone at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. The Gardens is open April 15 – October 31, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., with extended hours in July and August. Check out the website for information about admission and special events.
Founded in 1980, Boothbay Region Land Trust is a non-profit organization working to conserve the natural beauty and character of the Boothbay Region including the towns of Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Edgecomb, and Southport. BRLT preserves provide over 30 miles of pet friendly hiking trails open year-round to the public, free of charge. Visit the website for maps, directions, and a calendar of events and group hikes.
The Boothbay Region YMCA, a community nonprofit founded in 1955, provides opportunities for everyone, regardless of age, income or background, to learn and thrive. At the Y, you’ll find 40+ group & water exercise classes, Zumba, pickleball, two beautiful pools, swim lessons, summer camp, Y Arts, dance, indoor track & tennis, state of the art fitness center, personal training, and more. We offer membership options for any length of stay & financial assistance is available for membership and programs.
The Opera House in Boothbay Harbor is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and hosts performances year round. From Grammy winning musicians to Nashville legends to regional favorites, the stage is rarely dark. Nights of internationally acclaimed classical and country, bluegrass and jazz, folk and soul, Celtic and world music come to this Boothbay Harbor stage each year. Visit their website for a current schedule of events
Nestled on the rocky coast of Maine, just 166 miles north of Boston, the Boothbay Harbor Region offers endless possibilities of things to see and do. Whether you prefer to spend a summer, a year or a lifetime the Boothbay Harbor Region has something for all. The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce provides an easy resource for dining to day trips.