Maine Day Trips

Make Freeport, Maine your home away from home while you’re traveling! Just 20 minutes north of Portland and a stones throw from Maine’s midcoast – it’s the perfect place to spend a few days or more exploring things to do on the Maine coast. Visit our Living Here page for information on public transportation options.

Portland Science Center

Real Pirates, Now Showing at the Portland Science Center. Journey into the exciting world of real pirates and experience true adventures that are more powerful than the stuff of legends! The Portland Science Center is pleased to host its newest exhibit “Real Pirates,” an exhibition […]

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Lobsterman Triathlon

Lobsterman Triathlon, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Winslow Park Come For The Race, stay for the classic Maine lobsterbake! The Lobsterman Triathlon is one of the most decorated and well-known races in New England, both because of it’s stunning beauty and the fantastic after-party. Recognized by […]

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The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum

Dedicated to the preservation of Maine’s two foot gauge railway equipment for the education and enjoyment of the public. Visitors can enjoy a scenic waterfront train ride along Casco Bay. The small museum features exhibits relating to Maine’s narrow gauge railway history, several historic rail […]

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Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, a National Historic Landmark, is one of Maine’s most important and intact cultural landscapes. The 1,800 acre property is a key heritage tourism destination in southern Maine and it is included in the National Park Service’s Shaker Historic Trails. The Village […]

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The SONGO RIVER QUEEN II is a privately built replica of the famed Mississippi River Paddle Wheelers. The QUEEN is 93 feet long, 23 feet wide, and tips the scales at over 100 tons, enabling it to offer an exceptionally smooth ride for even the […]

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Maine Day Trip Tours

Private Sightseeing Tours Enjoy a relaxed and informative sightseeing tour at your pace and with special requests accommodated. Personalized tours are available for individuals, couples and all size groups with year-round availability. Experience the scenic beauty of natural Maine and enjoy your vacation as a […]

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Fox Ridge Golf Club, LLC

Fox Ridge Golf Club is an 18 Hole golf course, located in Auburn Maine, only a 20 minute drive from Freeport! New England’s premier championship golf course features a gentle blend of  rolling hills, lined with native fescue, babbling brooks, century old stone walls and stone bridges […]

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Maine Maritime Museum

A treat for all ages, less than 30 minutes from Freeport on the Kennebec River in Bath. Indoor & outdoor exhibits, historic shipyard, lighthouse cruises, shipbuilding heritage tours, maritime demos, fishing schooner, kid’s pirate play ship, more. Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St.  •  Bath, ME […]

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Boothbay Railway Village

Travel back in time to vintage Vacationland. Nowhere else in New England can you ride the rails behind an authentic steam locomotive surrounded by historic Maine buildings preserved in a recreated village, and view a collection of 60 antique autos.  When you visit the Museum […]

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Portland Discovery Land & Sea Tours

  Don’t just see Portland-Discover it! Hop onboard the “Discovery” trolley or, one of our classic cruise boats for a fun, entertaining and informative tour of the city or the bay. On our open air trolley we’ll tour the charming downtown, the stately West End […]

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Bowdoin College Museum of Art

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art houses a collection that is among the oldest and most significant of any college or university in the United States. Notable collections comprise ancient art, including five large ninth-century BCE Assyrian reliefs; Old Master prints and drawings; Renaissance paintings; […]

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Portland Schooner Co.

Sail with us from Portland, Maine’s Old Port on an authentic sailing vessel steeped in history — and enjoy the cruise of a lifetime. Bagheera and Wendameen provide the perfect vantage point to enjoy some of Maine’s most beautiful sights and sounds — from the deck of […]

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Owls Head Transportation Museum

The Owls Head Transportation Museum is home to an expansive operating collection of antique automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, bicycles, engines and more. The Museum hosts over a dozen special events annually, including our highly anticipated Aerobatic Airshow, Vintage Motorcycle Meet and the New England Auto Auction. […]

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Visit us at the Freeport Information Center
P.O. Box 452, 23 Depot Street
Freeport, ME 04032 USA

Find Freeport in the Yankee Magazine
Best of New England 2011 issue