Summer Experience Guide

There’s nothing quite like Summer in Maine. A beautiful time of year made all the more precious by how brief the period is when the snow’s all melted and the black flies aren’t out in force just yet. Whether it’s in the woods, on the water, or just enjoying your time off with those close to you, there’s an experience out there that’s just right for you!


Take in the sights from so high up with Acadia Mountain Guides!

The half-day rock climbing sessions at AMG Climbing School will find you and a group of friends climbing above picturesque Acadia National Park. Acadia Mountain Guides will kit you out and lead you to some truly unique and breathtaking views.

More like Fort Gorgeous amirite?

Cool off in scenic Casco Bay with a Portland Paddle guided Kayak tour out to Fort Gorges. Explore the Fort, learn its history and soak in the sun just off the coast of Portland’s East End.

Tiptoe Through the Tulips

Head up to Boothbay’s Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, the largest botanical garden in New England, and lose yourself in the palette of Maine’s Summer blooms.

Swing for the fences with Disc Golf at Pineland Farms

The Patriot is Pineland Farms’ 18-hole, 7,155 foot course, harnessing nature itself to provide you with obstacles as you throw your way from basket to basket. Trick your friends into going for a walk with you by telling them it’s a competition!

Beat the heat as hard as it’s ever been beaten

No doubt, it can get pretty muggy out there. You know those nights when it still in the 80s and you wish it were 250 degrees cooler? Maine Cryospa and Therapy has you covered with their Whole Body Cryotherapy sessions. Cool off and treat yourself to a whole host of other benefits, such as increased circulation and decreased fatigue.

Teamwork makes the dream work

…as long as your dream is to be out on Casco Bay with your friends enjoying some food and drink. Paddle your party around Casco Bay on the Maine BayCycle. Helmed by a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Captain, the Maine BayCycle is one of Maine’s truly unique group experiences!

The world is your oyster

Also your dinner will be. A tour of the different stages of oyster farming with Nonesuch Oyster Farm culminates in you harvesting and shucking your own meal!

For when you want to go for a swim, but you want to be surprised by it

The Class III and IV rapids of the Kennebec River will do their level best to toss you overboard. Even when your river guide thwarts their efforts, you’ll find plenty of chances to get in the water when exploring the swimming holes and waterfalls along the way.