There’s no doubt in our minds that you’ll want to spend time exploring Rockland and beyond.

Here are a few of our favorite places to help inspire your extended vacation.

In Rockland

Rockland is not only home to the Ladona but also the center of Maine’s lobster fishery. It boasts a vibrant cultural hub, specialty shops and boutiques, and diversity in culinary destinations.

Windjammer Wharf in Rockland.

Dining

Rockland has a well-deserved reputation as a foodie’s paradise. There is something for everyone, from the James Beard award-winning Primo to traditional lobster shacks.

Shopping

Our Favorite Vendors

Museums

Just a 10-minute drive from Rockland sits the community of Owls Head, home to the Owls Head Transportation Museum and the Owls Head Lighthouse.

A Bit Farther

Use Rockland as your home base to strike out and explore the surrounding area. Just up the road is the storybook village of Camden while the inland hills offer spectacular hiking. Beyond are a few worthy destinations.

Dining

Museums

Island Day Trips

We recommend exploring these nearby islands: