Maine Transportation

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Maine Transportation

  • Wells Trolley

    You can take the trolley to area beaches, specialty shops, shopping centers, motels, or to transfer to the Ogunquit Trolley. The cost of the trolley is $1.00. Operates daily beginning on the last Saturday of June through Labor Day weekend. Their hours of operation are 9:00 am to 10:00 pm every day of the week. They also run on Holiday and Special...

  • Bicycle routes

    Maine Dept of Transportation provides a great free catalog of bike routes in Maine. There are about 4 for the southern coast of maine and I have ridden all of them. They do a great job of providing info on facilities, where to park, if the roads are busy etc. Many of the local bike stores (Kennebunkport) have the catalogs.

  • Ferries

    To explore Casco Bay you best rely on Casco Bay Lines whose ferries deliver mail, freight and visitors to the islands. Simply hop aboard one of those; they are quite comfortable even for a longer trip like we did to Long Island. They also offer touristy cruises in the bay. However, part of the fun for us was to watch the locals on the ferry, coming...

  • Driving North To Canada

    If you wish to go from Bar Harbor, Maine to Nova Scotia and do not want to take the ferry, the fastest and easiest way to get there is to go back to Bangor and take I-95 north to Canada, and then the Canadian highway to Moncton . U.S. Hwy 1 along the coast was horrible and it took us 5 hours to get from Bar Harbor to Calais ( the border) . Really....

  • Maine D O T

    The Maine Department of Transportation has a good website for tourists who are driving through the state.The website shown below has maps for accidents and detours and road constructions to help you drive your way around obstacles. There are webpages for realtime cameras on the major highways in the state. They have links to webpages that recommend...

  • Transportation to and in Maine

    The main method of travel around Maine is by automobile........that way you can go wherever you want to. It's also the most convenient because there is public transportation, but the majority of it is from Portland south, and that doesn't cover much of the state! The train service to Portland is Amtrak, and you could take it from Boston, or...

  • ........and more bicycles parked at the...

    Kids on bikes.....older folk on bikes....a quiet transportation. When my youngest son was growing up on Cliff in the summer it was the only time he rode his bike all year.

  • Golf Carts....and bicycles! Cliff Island

    Most of the small Maine Islands, (Calendar Islands 365,) Casco Bay in particular, have very little the Golf Cart has taken over as the main transportation. Golf Carts have expanded with new technology, the old timers who have been around a long time, love the new fancy carts, charged electric, space ship forms for protection from rain...

  • Want to get to Nova Scotia by way of...

    You can! The CAT ferry is the fastest ferry in North America. And let me tell you, if you're not into driving, it's a long way by road from Maine to Nova Scotia. It leaves at 8am from Bar Harbor and gets to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia 3 hours later...traveling a distance of 600 miles or 1000 km. It does run only from May to October, but it's not just any...

  • Mount Desert Island

    Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island has its own municipal airport. Scheduled flights are available from Bostons Logan Airport during most of the season (April-October). Outside of this period, it is best to check with the airlines, or the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce.The state as a whole has all the regular modes of travel. Mount Desert Island has...

  • Harbor Cruise

    During the main visitor season, May-September, one can take a Harbor Cruise around the smaller outlying islands. Here, one may see Harbor Seals, Gray Seals, Porpoises and an assortment of birds. The cruise takes 2 hours and is a must for any visitor interested in Natural History and Nature. Boats depart from the main pier in Bar Harbor.One of the...

  • lake champlain ferry

    this is the ferry from lakeplacid new york state to burlington vermont across lake champlain good side trip

  • car gives you the freedom you need...

    Getting around Maine is much more fun by car. You can stop where you like, when you like and see great old mansions like this one just outside of Camden. The coastal ride is only five hours from Bar Harbor to Portland and you can be in the mountains in a similar amount of time too.

  • PWM

    The Portland Jetport is a small facility and very quick to get through. The connections are limited but it is the best way to enter southern Maine.

  • By Road

    Motor transport is the most practical way of enyoying Maine. It gives you the choice of exploring the enormous northern forests, the rugged coastline or the many interesting cities and towns. The road system is quite good, but it does get crowded along the coast during the summer months. On our last major excursion into Maine, we used our 1990...

  • an auto is nessesary to see the...

    As many other places it is better to avoid rush hours for driving , although there is a small population. there are large numbers of visitors from out of state so main roads get congested. Also many of the roads are narrow and not wide enough to accommodate seasonal traffic patterns in many instances so be aware of this and adjust your travel...

  • Riding the rental car

    Hey, this is the nation of the automobile. And that´s the way how I got around in Maine. With my Ford Focus rental car. Highways are good and usually not too crowded. At this picture I stopped at a beautiful lake.

  • If you plan, like most people,...

    If you plan, like most people, to come up from Boston, and you want to get there reasonably quickly, you can would take Interstate 95 to Bangor, where you turn southeast on a fairly unremarkable and rather narrow tarmac road that leads to a causeway over to the island. This will take 5-6 hours. The other option, and the one I would recommend, is to...

  • Well, we came in from Quebec,...

    Well, we came in from Quebec, Canada near Moose River, along US 201. It was a very small border station too, but the INS agent was very friendly. I think a lot of logging trucks go through here too.Car

  • Flew into the Bangor Airport. ...

    Flew into the Bangor Airport. It's a very small airport, but is serviced by Delta, American, and some smaller carriers.Rented a Blazer. It was good for transporting luggage and gear, and traversing the sometimes not-so-smooth roads.

  • The highways and the general...

    The highways and the general ways are very good. They are double big like in Hungary. You can see on the picture. I think it's more safety and nicer.


    STOP YOUR CANOE HERE!!!! There is a portage here. Do not go over Allagash Falls!!!

  • US Route 202 takes you to much...

    US Route 202 takes you to much of Maine. You will see the back road areas, small towns, lakes, and the character of non-coastal region as well as the highway ends in Bangor. Bangor is an inner seaport with a tidel river where commercial barges travel. Need the car... reminds me KEEP TO THE RIGHT except when PASSING is the law in Maine

  • The only way to go is to...

    The only way to go is to drive. you'll miss the best part of Maine if you stay in one place. Fly in and drive around or drive in and rive around. Meet the people there Maine best feature. Stay away from tourist season, summer. Go in spring or fall.Drive and walk once you get to where your going

  • Car.

    A reliable vehicle. I always patronize the Irvings service stations because they are Canadian owned and the 'big stops' are well run.

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Maine Hotels

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  • Embassy Suites Hotel Portland

    Worst experience ever !!! We booked Hilton Honors reward reservation- a non-smoking room with double...

  • Bar Harbor Inn

    Our family has stayed here several times over the past 25 years, usually in the Ocean Front Lodge....

  • Seawall Campground

    Off of route 102A, four miles south of Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Nonantum Resort

    It is a very lovely accomodation, on a river, with a beautiful garden. Perfect for wedding party....

  • The Dunes On The Waterfront

    Very disappointed. Rooms were 300 a night for family of four and had no space. The rooms were clean,...

  • The Beach House

    2 Roussin St., Old Orchard Beach, Maine, 04064, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hampton Inn Bangor Bar Harbor

    We stay many times at this hotel. The prices are right in the off season. The staff are friendly and...

  • Coachman Inn

    380 US Route 1, , KITTERY, MAINE 03904

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Grand Harbor Inn

    14 Bay View Landing, Camden, Maine, 04843, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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