Sometimes you just want to get out and explore. We try to strike a good balance of places that you will really enjoy. Finding ideas for family friendly outings, or interesting places to go in Maine with your friends, both are at your fingertips here with America Top 10. We aim to give you plenty of ideas without you having to do all the research. That way you can easily decide if you want to explore Maine sites or check out the sites in another state.
You have also heard how it is becoming a lot more popular to have staycations (where you stay home instead of going to far off places) and discover new and interesting places in the near vicinity. We try to make that easier for you. Check out the sites in Maine that have become local favorites easily with our site.
We hope that we have provided you plenty of choices in Maine whether this is a new area for you or your own back yard. Something a little different from the typical amusement park. If you really loved somewhere but don’t see them on our list let us know, we are always looking to improve our lists and we can only do that with your help.
Playland Adventures offers the best bounce & play experience in Eastern Maine. Perfect for parties and other bouncing adventures.
The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad is dedicated to the preservation and operation of Maine’s two foot gauge railway equipment for the education and enjoyment of the public.
Victoria Mansion is a much-loved Portland landmark but its significance extends far beyond Maine. Distinguished for its architecture and its extraordinary original interiors, it is among the most important historic homes of the nineteenth century anywhere in the nation. As an organization, their mission is to conserve, maintain, and restore this one-of-a-kind property, and share its history with the public.
Celebrating Maine’s Role in American Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 10,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum has one of the nation’s largest collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth.
Everywhere you look there’s endless excitement and the kind of thrills you just don’t find anywhere else, like nearly 1,000 Vegas-style slots, thrilling harness racing, big-time table games, and the kind of red carpet service you can only find in Hollywood
Founded in 1939, the Seashore Trolley Museum has grown into the largest electric railway museum in the world with a collection representing almost every major American city that had a streetcar system. See the beginning of mass transportation from the omnibus to the development of the electric streetcar, and follow the progress to today’s buses, light rail vehicles, and rapid transit cars.
Boothbay Harbor, ME
Cap’n Fish’s Whale Watch is Boothbay Harbor’s ORIGINAL WHALE WATCH 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.
The park is home to such attractions as the Excalibur Roller Coaster, the Dragon’s Descent Turbo Drop, & the Tornado super waterslide. Now with over 50 rides, water slides and pools, families will create memories that will last a lifetime. As Northern New England’s largest water and amusement park, Funtown Splashtown USA attracts families from around the region. The park is home to the Excalibur wooden roller coaster and Dragon’s Descent Turbo Drop; the largest and tallest rides in Northern New England.
Their game room featuring redemption games will give you a chance to play for fun, or to win some real treasure. If all this fun has worked you up an appetite, you’ll be sure to find something awesome to eat at the “ship’s galley” snack bar, from charbroiled burgers & doughboys to Gifford’s outstanding ice creams.