119 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Georgetown, Maine
Reid State Park

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Located in Georgetown, ME

Reid State Park bears the distinct honor as being Maine's first State-owned Saltwater Beach. In 1946, prosperous businessman and Georgetown resident Walter E. Reid donated land to the State of Maine to be preserved forever, and a few years later Reid State Park in Maine became a reality.

Today, thousands of visitors enjoy Reid State Park's long, wide sand beaches like Mile and Half Mile, which are rare in Maine. Enjoyed as a recreational resource, the beaches are also essential nesting areas for endangered least terns and piping plovers and resting and feeding areas for other shorebirds. Rarer than beaches along Maine's coast are large sand dunes, like those at Reid.

(This excerpt provided by Reid State Park representatives)

Beach Park
Fort Popham State Historic Site

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Located in Phippsburg, ME (5 miles from Georgetown)

Fort Popham is a semi-circular granite fort that was never completed, though construction began in 1862 for use during the Civil War. Modifications were made and the fort was used again in the Spanish American War and in World War 1. Historical records conclude that fortifications, probably wooden, existed here and protected the Kennebec settlements during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. It was nearby that the English made their first attempt to colonize New England in 1607.

(This excerpt provided by Fort Popham State Historic Site representatives)

Popham Beach State Park

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Located in Phippsburg, ME (5 miles from Georgetown)

Bordering the south side of the mouth of the Kennebec River, Popham Beach State Park is truly one of Maine's rare geologic landforms that features a long stretch of sand beach. Sunbathers relaxing on Popham's sands can see Fox and Wood islands offshore, and the Kennebec and Morse rivers border each end of the beach. Visitors can walk to Fox Island at low tide, but are warned to pay attention to the rising tides not to get marooned.

(This excerpt provided by Popham Beach State Park representatives)

Maine State Aquarium

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Located in West Boothbay Harbor, ME (5 miles from Georgetown)

Located on the water in beautiful West Boothbay Harbor, Maine, the aquarium is operated by the Maine Department of Marine Resources. This educational facility was built in 1993 along with the state's new fisheries research station. The interior floor plan, support systems and exhibits were completed in 1995. The main gallery resembles the rocky coast of Maine. A collection of regional fish and invertebrates can be seen hidden within the granite-like cliffs. Interactive displays, including numerous touch tanks, encourage discovery learning.

(This excerpt provided by Maine State Aquarium representatives)

Family Attraction
Maine Maritime Museum

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Located in Bath, ME (6 miles from Georgetown)

Experience Maine's rich seafaring history on the banks of the Kennebec River at Maine Maritime Museum. From watercraft and lobstering, to shipbuilding and sea trade, you'll hear stories about dangerous voyages to distant lands, see how a shipbuilder's family lived in the 1890s, smell the sawdust from historic ship timbers, and discover the wonders and mysteries of Maine's maritime culture.

(This excerpt provided by Maine Maritime Museum representatives)

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

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Located in Boothbay, ME (6 miles from Georgetown)

You can spend a couple of hours or days, weeks, even years getting to know Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. And just when you think you've got this remarkable place pegged, you discover something new and different, a plant you never noticed before, a trick of the light on a piece of sculpture or on the water, a new flurry of fairy houses.

(This excerpt provided by Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens representatives)

Capn Fishs Cruises

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Located in Boothbay, ME (6 miles from Georgetown)

Cap'n Fish's is the originator of Whale Watching in Boothbay Harbor and has been Whale watching longer than anyone in the region. A family held corporation for three generations, Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch is the premier choice for experiencing the whales, sea birds and marine wild life that the Boothbay Region has to offer.

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Adventure Boating

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