Family Vacation in Maine

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Indulge in Exciting Indoor and Outdoor Activities with a Family Vacation in Maine

If spending a family holiday in a seaside atmosphere sounds like the perfect vacation for you and your loved ones, then you need to visit Maine. Relaxation and adventure abound in this northeasternmost state of the US. The beautiful coastline features a combination of heavenly beaches and rocky areas that bring you close to plenty of water sports. Enjoy hiking and sightseeing in Baxter State Park, which is home to Mt. Katahdin.

Family Vacation in Maine: Top Accommodations

House Old Orchard Beach
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Old Orchard Beach, York County, Maine
from $111
RedAwning
4.9
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House Arundel
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Arundel, Kennebunkport, Maine
from $168
RedAwning
5.0
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Cottage Arundel
Cottage ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Arundel, Kennebunkport, Maine
from $183
RedAwning
4.2
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Cottage Round Pond
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Round Pond, Bristol, Maine
from $190
RedAwning
4.4
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House Old Orchard Beach
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Old Orchard Beach, York County, Maine
from $169
RedAwning
4.9
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Cabin Boothbay Harbor
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine
from $171
RedAwning
4.2
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Cottage Prospect Harbor
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Prospect Harbor, Gouldsboro, Maine
from $242
RedAwning
4.6
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Apartment Boothbay Harbor
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine
from $161
RedAwning
4.8
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Cottage East Boothbay
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
East Boothbay, Boothbay, Maine
from $341
RedAwning
4.4
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Best Family Cities to Visit in Maine

The Pine State boasts of many beautiful towns that welcome you to enjoy many unique experiences. Whether you love history, art, culture, or food, you'll find a community with stand-alone recreational activities for the whole family.

  • 1. Camden

    Going on vacation in Camden welcomes you to marvel in quintessential New England's small-town charm. Strolling downtown streets introduces you to several dining and shopping destinations, and historic buildings that chronicle the village's history. The region boasts of magnificent lakes and parks that offer locales for hiking, swimming, and relaxation spots.

  • 2. Portland

    The largest city among Maine's metropolises, Portland provides plenty of destinations to keep the kids engaged. Visit the Portland Children's Museum in downtown, which hosts interactive science and art tours. In fall, take a vintage boat cruise to one of the Casco Bay islands and enjoy the fall colors with the backdrop of the city's skyline.

  • 3. Ogunquit

    This charming coastal community provides a paradise for the relaxation-seeker or the avid antiquing guests. It has an extensive, sandy beach that offers excellent swimming, surfing, and fishing spots. Tour the Ogunquit Museum of American Art and experience the town's artistic heritage. It showcases fascinating art exhibits, including seasonal exhibitions on modern and contemporary art.

Best Places to Stay for Family Vacation in Maine

Cabin Boothbay Harbor
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine
from $166
RedAwning
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Cottage Bar Harbor
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine
from $192
RedAwning
4.7
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Cottage Old Orchard Beach
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Old Orchard Beach, York County, Maine
from $168
RedAwning
4.6
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Kid-Friendly Activities in Maine

Maine is a celebrated kid-friendly destination. The plethora of museums, restaurants with children's menus, beaches, and wildlife parks will surely fascinate and keep the children excited.

  • 1. Maine Wildlife Park

    This beautiful animal sanctuary provides nature lovers, photographers, and wildlife enthusiasts with something to do. The park provides habitat to over 30 species, and you'll be sure to see moose. Bring along some food and enjoy a picnic at one of the rustic shelters on-site.

  • 2. Mount Desert Oceanarium

    Promoting the conservation of lobsters in Maine, this museum features a hatchery and a museum that educates and celebrates Maine's cultural heritage. A guided excursion around the hatchery teaches you how the sea creatures lay eggs and undergo growth until they can survive solo. Later, learn about Maine's saltwater marshlands and come close to crabs, urchins, and sea cucumbers.

  • 3. Wolfe's Neck Center

    Located within a scenic coastal area, Wolfe's Neck preserves traditional agricultural practices while conserving the surrounding. The farm welcomes families to come and tour the barns and hit biking trails. There are also kayaking and canoeing opportunities for you to explore the coast.

Recommended Accommodations for Family Vacation in Maine

House Boothbay Harbor
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine
from $166
RedAwning
5.0
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Cottage Edgecomb
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine
from $190
RedAwning
4.7
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House Boothbay
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Boothbay, Lincoln County, Maine
from $279
RedAwning
4.7
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The Weather in Maine

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