Kayaking in Maine

Kayak & Canoe Rental Info

  Sightsee via waterways.
Machiasport Maine beaches

Interactive DownEast Beach Map

  Explore our Beaches
Maine Vacation Rental Cottage

Find the Perfect Selfie Backdrop

When you come all the way to Washington County, Maine, there are a few things that you won’t want to miss.
Canada Fishing Village

Take a Two Nation Vacation

  Have breakfast in Maine and lunch in Canada. Visit New Brunswick and Campobello Island.
Acadia National Park

Adventure in Acadia Nat'l Park

  Park Information. Acadia Nat’l Park is an easy day trip from any of our properties.
Maine Vacation Rental

Event Schedule

Plan Your Trip Around One of the Many Area Events.  Yearly festivals and weekly events are listed here.
Child swimming Maine Vacation Rental

Kid-friendly Activities

16 Things to do DownEast with Kids
Maine Vacation Rental

Shhh. Local secrets!

  There are so many places and things to see and do when on vacation in our area, it’s hard to narrow it down to…

Spend Some Time Birdwatching

  Coastal Maine is one of the premier spots for birdwatching.    
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Tourist Information

Chambers of Commerce On Rt 1, in the boxcar, you will find the Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce office. They have brochures for all of the wonderful…
Fishing in Maine

Catch the Big One - Maine Fishing Resources

  Rural Maine is a mecca for fishermen, both fresh and salt water.
Moose in Maine

FAQ about the Machias Bay Area

Hopefully you are getting excited about your trip to DownEast Maine.  I’ve compiled a list with answers to some common questions that are asked by…
Sip and Paint Machias

Downeast Musings

We have so much talent in our little corner of Maine – artists, musicians, writers. One of our neighbors is an avid blogger who writes…
Ellsworth Maine downeast Scenic Railroad

Outdoor Adventures

Gym and Pool Nearby University of Maine sells guest passes to their fitness center, classes and indoor pool – day and monthly passes. 207-255-1408 or UMM…
Maine Vacation Rental

Places of Worship

Below is our list of local places of worship in the Machias Bay area.  (We recommend that you call ahead to make sure that schedules…
Quoddy Head Light Lubec

Count all of the Maine Lighthouses

Can you believe there are this many lighthouses in Maine? Holy cow!