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Day Trips in The Bucksport Bay Area
Bangor Area
Bangor Opera House
The Bangor Symphony Orchestra has been providing live music for the people of Bangor since 1896 and hasn't missed a season since.
The Cole Land Transportation Museum's mission is to collect, preserve, and display (before they disappear forever) a cross section of Maine's land transportation equipment from which this and future generations will gain knowledge of the past.
Hermon Meadow Golf Club - 281 Billings Road, Hermon, ME 04401 - Phone: 207-848-3741
Maine Discovery Museum is the largest children's museum north of Boston.
The University of Maine Museum of Art
Bar Harbor Area
The Abbe Museum offers innovative exhibitions and programs on Maine’s Native American heritage. In recent years, the Abbe has grown from a small but lovely trailside museum, privately operated within Acadia National Park, to an exciting contemporary museum in the heart of downtown Bar Harbor.
Acadia National Park: Comprising more than 35,000 acres of mountains, shoreline, forest and lakes this is among the 10 most-visited national parks. There’s more than 120-miles of hiking trails, more than 300 species of birds, a 20-mile loop drive, and loads of natural splendor. The Hulls Cove Visitor Center is open mid-April through October 31st, it’s located on Route 3, Phone: 207-288-3338
S&S Enterprises LLC - Karate School- Main Street, 40 Meadow Dr., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
The Blue Hill Peninsula
blue hill peninsula
The Blue Hill Chamber of Commerce - Discover dynamic Blue Hill Village or hike blueberry covered slopes of Blue Hill Mountain. Experience the galleries, studios, and antique shops of Brooklin and Sedgwick. Watch lobster boats slip through the morning fog of Eggemoggin Reach off Brooksville. Visit the historic sites and unique shops of Castine. Enjoy leisurely fishing on Penobscot’s 18 miles of shoreline and interior marshes and ponds. 28 Water Street, PO Box 520, Blue Hill, ME 04614 Phone: 207-374-3242
Bucksport Area
Buck Cemetery and The Foot
The Foot
Many visitors to Bucksport, Maine have seen the gravestone of the town's founder, Jonathan Buck (1719-1795), on which there is a fault shaped like a human foot. A legend has developed which attempts to explain the presence of the fault, supposedly caused the curse of a witch condemned to death by Buck. Located on Main Street in Bucksport (across the street from the Shop ‘N Save, at the intersection of Rt. 1 and Rt. 15).  View the famous tombstone with ample parking provided.  Stop by the Chamber of Commerce before you visit pick up a copy of the story of Bucksport's Founder - Jonathan Buck.  Is the legend fact or fiction? Read more>>

Buck Memorial Library - This unique architectural structure is located on Main Street in Bucksport, Maine. Built in 1887 at an approximate cost of $20,000.00, the library was provided by Richard Pike Buck, grandson of Colonel Jonathan Buck, founder of Bucksport.

Hours: Open - Mon through Fri - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Story Hour - Wed 10:30 am and Sat 10:00 am.

Buck Memorial Library pic

Bucksport Cultural Arts Center: The mission of The Bucksport Area Cultural Arts Society is to stimulate the arts within the community and schools, provide a suitable space for the performing arts which is also audience friendly, provide work and display areas that enable a strong community and academic arts program, and promote life-long learning experiences for the citizens of Bucksport. Your charitable contributions will help assure the future of live theatre in Bucksport, Maine. BCT operates under the auspices of BACAS, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  
Bucksport Golf Club - Located on Rt. 46 in Bucksport. This is the longest 9-hole golf course in the State of Maine.  An 18 hole course with 2 chipping greens, a pro shop, driving range, club and cart storage / rentals, club repairs, pull-cart rental, snack bar, lounge and banquet facilities. Phone: 469-7612.  
Bucksport Historical Society
Bucksport Historical Society

The Bucksport Historical Society maintains a museum in the old railroad station located on Main Street in Bucksport. The Museum is open July and August on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Read more>>

Bucks Mills Rod and Gun Club - PO Box 793, Bucksport, ME 04416
Bucksport Waterfront Park

Walk this scenic brick walkway that runs from the Bucksport/Verona Bridge to Sprague point, overlooking the harbor with fantastic views of Fort Knox. Historical markers, docking, picnic tables, gazebo and a restroom available.

Bucksport Waterfront Park
Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery: This is the oldest fish hatchery in the U.S. first opened in 1871. It was re-opened in 2001. It has a large visitor center. Open year-round, 8-3. Located in East Orland off Route 1 on Alamoosook Lake Phone: 207-469-2803.
Atlantic Salmon Museum: This small museum is part of Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery. It’s open daily 12-3 during the summer. There’s a picnic area on Craig Pond. Located in East Orland off Route 1 on Alamoosook Lake Phone: 207-469-2803.
Family Snowmobile Club - We have been organized for over 35 years and have over 70 miles of trails in the Bucksport and Orland area. The trail system connects to our neighbors in Orrington and Dedham. P.O. Box 1638, Bucksport, ME 04416
Fort Point Lighthouse

Fort Point Lighthouse

Picnic tables with a waterfront view, pier and floats for fishing and boating, and access to a scenic bicycling trip are some of the top reasons to visit Fort Point State Historic Site. Located about three miles off U.S. Route 1 in Stockton Springs, and named for the point of which Gov. Thomas Pownall established Fort Pownall in 1759, Fort Point State Park occupies a long peninsula with panoramic views of the Penobscot River and Penobscot Bay. On its 120 acres, the park features more than a mile of rocky shore, a tidal sandbar, and diverse habitat for a variety of plants and animals. Opened in 1974, the park also includes Fort Point State Historic Site and the Fort Point Light Station. Visit the Website>>
From the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, drive through the parking lot and bear right on the trail 0.9 miles. From the hatchery is the Mt. trailhead. There is a brochure box at the base of the foot trail. Park on the roadside, distance to the summit is about 1 mile (1,038). Download Brochure here
H.O.M.E. Inc.
H.O.M.E. established in 1970 as a craft cooperative, is a multi-faceted organization involved in economic reconstruction and social rehabilitation. In its 30+ years of existence, it has grown from the single retail store where home crafters could sell their goods into a small community offering jobs, food, education, temporary shelter and home ownership to people and families in need. Located on Rt. 1 in Orland. Craft Shop, woodworking shop, weaving, leather & pottery studios.  Phone: 469-7961. Visit their Website.
Verso Paper Mill
Located on Main Street in Bucksport. The Mill produces high quality magazine paper for 24 of the top 25 magazines in the US. Tours are currently unavailable due to security issues.  For additional information, call 469-1322. Visit their Website.
Orland Historical Society
Located on Rt. 174, in Orland Village. The Museum is open July, August and September on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Tools, housewares, pictures and documents of local area. Mineral collection. Military uniforms from several wars. Indian artifacts. Formerly a grange hall, prior to that a store.

Alamo Theater & Northeast Historic Film

Located on Main Street in Bucksport, N.H.F., is a nationally recognized film archive of historic New England footage. The Alamo houses a museum exhibit, a 120-seat theater, offices, technical services, and storage. The Theater Store is open Monday through Friday, 9;00 am - 4:00 pm, plus Saturdays during July and August. For additional information, 379 Main Street call 469-0924 or visit their Website.

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
Searsport Area

The principal exhibits at Penobscot Marine Museum focus on the industry of Penobscot Bay in the 19th century and illustrate what it was like to live and work on one of the great square-rigged ships in the last quarter of the 19th century, and to visit China when it truly was exotic.

The Penobscot Marine Museum is spread through a series of historic buildings on the Register of Historic Places. Most have been converted to exhibit galleries. One is set up as the home of a late 19th century sea captain. Located on Rt. 1 in Searsport. Eight buildings house art galleries, a library, museum exhibits, lectures, films, and workshops. Admission $5.00, for more information, call 548-2529 or visit their Website.

Searsport Pines Golf Course is a beautiful and challenging 9-hole course located just 2 miles from Rte. 1, out of Searsport Center. VOTED THE #1 GOLF COURSE IN WALDO COUNTY FOR 2007! 240 Mt. Ephraim Road, Searsport, ME 04974 Phone: (207) 548-2854
Deer Isle (great day trip)
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts: Tours of international school available and shopping at school store, June through August. South of Deer Isle village, Route 15, watch for signs Phone: 348-2306
Ellsworth Area
The Woodlawn Museum : This outstanding Georgian mansion was built, in 1862, as a wedding present by John Black. The fine period furniture and lovely garden are open June-October. Located on Route 172, 667-8460. JOIN OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.
Stanwood Homestead Museum and Bird Sanctuary: The 160-acre sanctuary, open year-round, is a memorial to Cordelia Stanwood a pioneer ornithologist. The homestead, open June through mid-October contains period furnishings. Located on Route 3, 667-8460
New England Museum of Telephony: At The Telephone Museum, the history of the telephone network from Alexander Graham Bell's patent in 1876, through the era of switchboard operators and early dial telephones, to the more complex electro-mechanical switching systems that preceded digital technology, is represented in hands-on exhibits intended to show the ingenuity and craftsmanship of thousands of telephone workers, innovators and entrepreneurs over more than 100 years. Open July through September. Located off Route 1A north (166 Winkumpaugh Road), 667-9491
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