Lincolnville is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States, nestled in the midcoast of Maine along the Penobscot Bay.
Lincolnville is the mainland terminal for state ferry service to Islesboro. The Heart of the Maine Coast Lincolnville, Maine is a well-kept secret –one of those “off the beaten path” places hiding in plain sight on the Midcoast of Maine.
Lincolnville is a vibrant coastal community that has the best Maine has to offer. It is a beautiful place to explore. It has mountains with miles of superb hiking trails and spectacular views of Penobscot Bay and its many islands, lovely countryside to wander through and some terrific lakes, ponds and streams for swimming, fishing, kayaking in the summer and ice fishing in the winter. Within its boundaries are beaches, lakes, mountains, salmon streams, great places to stay, fabulous food, and countless things to see and do.
Lincolnville’s 2,164 community-minded residents constantly join talents and resources to offer numerous educational and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike, making their Town a very special place to live, work, and play.
Lincolnville has many inns, bed & breakfasts, cottages, motels and resorts located here. You’ll find places to stay that suit all tastes and budgets.
Here’s a short list of Lincolnville’s “must-see / must-do” attractions and activities:
Windjamming: From a lunch picnic sail to a 5-day cruise, these historic vessels will show you how Maine should be seen. Many new Maine Windjammer Cruises’ have been added with amazing sailing trips on Penobscot Bay leaving right out of Lincolnville.
Camden Hills State Park: Amazingly, 75% of this breathtaking park is actually in Lincolnville (with 5,700 acres of wooded hills and an 800-foot summit that treats visitors to sweeping views of Penobscot Bay).
A liquid fun playground like no other: From water activities like stand up paddle boarding, to outdoor hiking and biking adventures, to fishing, lighthouse exploration – you set your own course here.
Day trips & shopping: Lincolnville is a hop and skip away from Rockland’s arts district, to Acadia National Park and hale watching in Bar Harbor, to the fabulous Belfast Co-op and to Camden and its bustling downtown and harbor scene.
Blues and lobster: Plan your trip right and experience these amazing summer festivals in Rockland: the North Atlantic Blues Festival and the Lobster Festival at Rockland’s Harbor Park!
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