Midcoast Maine Attractions

Wiscasset Woods Lodge is in the perfect location to enjoy all that Midcoast Maine has to offer. We are less than 45 minutes from beaches, lighthouses, museums and historic sites.

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is one of the few you can go into. It has dramatic rocks down to the ocean. Located 31 miles away from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

One of the few lighthouses you can go into. Also has dramatic rocks down to the ocean with tide pools to explore (31 miles)

Photo from DownEast Magazine. Beach and rocky headland at Reid State Park, Maine. 20 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Reid State Park

A state park with two stretches of beach, hiking trails, a lagoon area, and picnic tables. A great way to spend a day. (20 miles)

Popham beach state park with a mile long beach and disappearing island.  23 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Popham Beach

A state park with miles of beach ever changing beach. Visitors can walk out to Fox Island at low tide. Watching the tide rise and cover the causeway is fascinating. (23 miles)

Image of cat fence and cottage in the children's area of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. 16 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

One of the top 5 botanical gardens in the US. Over 295 tidal acres you’ll find rose gardens, ponds, a children’s garden and much more. (16 miles)

Maine Maritime Museum in Bath Maine. Great way to learn the history of boat building in Maine. 9 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Maine Maritime Museum

Great museum on the history of boat building in Maine. Take a tour boat down the Kennebec river to learn about different lighthouses. (9 miles)

Wiscasset, Waterville, Farmington Railway. Rebuilding historic narrow gauge railway and steam engines. 8 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Wiscasset Waterville and Farmington Railway

Museum rebuilding an historic narrow gauge railway. They have a round house, historic bridge, and rebuilt steam engines. (8 miles)

Boothbay Railway Village lets you ride a train around a village made of historic buildings and classic cars. 12 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Boothbay Railway Village

Ride a train around a village containing many historic buildings moved to the site. The village has a classic car collection and steam locomotive. (12 miles)

Picture of Nickels-Sortwell house. One of several historic sites in Wiscasset Village. 3 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Historic Sites in Wiscasset

Wiscasset is home to several historic sites including the 1812 Jail, Nickels-Sortwell House and Castle Tucker. It also has a Museum on the Streets walking tour. (3 miles)

Red's Eats is a classic roadside food stand nationally famous for their lobster rolls. 3 miles from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Red’s Eats

Classic roadside food shack. Nationally famous for their lobster rolls. They’ve been featured on numerous television shows and magazines. (3 miles)

Monkey C Monkey Do is a fun activity for the whole family with a ropes course and zipline. In midcoast Maine just 1 mile from Wiscasset Woods Lodge

Monkey C Monkey Do

Fun ropes course and ziplines for the whole family. There are three levels of challenges for big kids and a small course for little kids. (1 mile)

Montsweag Flea Market

Midcoast Maine’s largest flea market open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you’re interested in antiques, consider visiting Wednesday morning which is antiques day.