A thriving arts scene, dozens of restaurants and scores of shops and boutiques draw people to this historic seaside community on the western shore of Penobscot Bay. The home of the North Atlantic Blues Festival, the Maine Lobster Festival, and the Maine Boat & Home Show, Rockland’s Main Street overlooks a busy waterfront where lobstermen and women tend their traps, and pleasure craft find safe anchorage and moorings.
A national Main Street designated downtown!
The exciting highlights below are here to tempt you,
but there is much more to explore in downtown Rockland, Maine!
A great fall getaway!
With the arrival of autumn, we are winding down our summer garden activities, and are shifting our focus to our homes and our interiors. Now is a wonderful time to create or refresh a retreat that will keep us cozy and welcome our guests throughout winter. This seasonal urge to decorate makes fall the perfect season for antiquing. In this article, Main Street Maine makes shopping for antiques in Maine easy and much more interesting. Intrigued?
It’s always fun to go to a farmers’ market, browse the appealing stalls, mingle with the local purveyors and artisans, and even listen to live music.
We’ve crafted a list for you here that goes a bit beyond the traditional market.
Main Street Maine highlights 10 Maine’s National Main Street communities that are vibrant places to find local food, shops, cultural happenings and great New England architecture. The following
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