Monday, 23 May 2016

Make your Vacation in Maine an Enriching Experience

Maine is swamped with an array of fun attractions. Widely acclaimed as “Vacationland”, Maine is every tourist’s delight, thanks to adventurous escapades it offers for the tourists, including golfing, boating, biking, sightseeing, and skiing, among others. Moreover, it goes right down the alley of history buffs for its galleries, museums, and antique shops across nook and cranny.

Here are some of the top tourist attractions in Maine:

Fort Knox

Fort Knox, the largest historic fort in Maine, was built way back in 1884, as a defense against the British. It remains open to the public from May to October. Visitors, flocking up at Maine for vacation during these months, opt for guided tours of the fort as well as the Penobscot Narrow Bridge observation tower, which overlooks the Penobscot River Valley.

Abbe Museum

The Abbe Museum takes you through the culture and history of the Wabanaki, who were Native American people of Maine. The tour includes two locations in Bar Harbor. The Sieur de Monts Spring location remains open from May to October, and sets out archeological collections for the visitors and focuses on the early days of the museum. On the other hand, the downtown location features exhibitions, activities, and conduct year-round programs. 

Maine Maritime Museum

Explore the depths of the maritime history and culture of Maine at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. The collection of 20,00 objects includes a 20-acre historic shipyard, artwork, and other artifacts, which are set out at the museum and other educational events, conducted across the year.