113 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Southport, Maine
Maine State Aquarium

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Located in West Boothbay Harbor, ME (< 1 mile from Southport)

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
Capn Fishs Cruises

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Located in Boothbay, ME (1 mile from Southport)

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.

(This excerpt provided by Capn Fishs Cruises representatives)

Adventure Boating
Boothbay Country Club

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Located in Boothbay, ME (2 miles from Southport)

Boothbay Country Club is the perfect Maine golf course-breathtaking vistas, challenging holes, and a seabreeze blowing off the ocean. Located just minutes from downtown Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay Country Club's 18 championship holes are truly a Pure Maine golfing experience.

(This excerpt provided by Boothbay Country Club representatives)

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

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Located in Boothbay, ME (2 miles from Southport)

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)

Boothbay Railway Village

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Located in Boothbay, ME (3 miles from Southport)

The Boothbay Railway Village, located in Boothbay, Maine, is a non-profit organization that operates a narrow gauge coal fired steam train in a re-created historic village composed of locally significant historic structures. Additionally the museum exhibits one of the finest presentations of antique vehicles in New England.

(This excerpt provided by Boothbay Railway Village representatives)

Railroad Family Attraction
Reid State Park

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Located in Georgetown, ME (5 miles from Southport)

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
Pemaquid Point Light

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Located in Bristol, ME (7 miles from Southport)

Pemaquid Point, with its dramatic streaks of granite reaching to the sea, squeezed and shaped by massive movements thousands of years ago, would be a fascinating place to visit even without its pretty white lighthouse.

(This excerpt provided by Pemaquid Point Light representatives)


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