What to Do in Boothbay Harbor during a Mid-Week Getaway

Vacations aren’t just limited to the weekend. Sometimes the best getaways take place in the middle of the week. When you book a mid-week escape to Newagen Seaside Inn, you will be able to enjoy all this resort near Boothbay Harbor, and the surrounding midcoast Maine towns have to offer. We’ve planned out a range of things to do in Boothbay Harbor for the perfect mid-week itinerary.


8 a.m.

Enjoy breakfast, which is included in your room rate and based on double occupancy, before setting off for the day.

10 a.m.

Board your Audubon Puffin and Scenic Cruise with Cap’n Fish’s Cruises. You’ll get an up-close look at the reestablished puffin colony on Eastern Egg Rock.

1 p.m.

After returning to land, grab lunch from nearby Kaler’s Restaurant. When you’ve refueled, spend the rest of the day exploring downtown Boothbay Harbor, which is home to a variety of quaint shops, boutiques, and art galleries.

6 p.m.

Make your way back to Newagen for dinner at our incredible on-site restaurant, The Pub. The talented chef uses Maine ingredients like freshly caught lobster and seafood and locally sourced meats to create delicious dishes.

8 p.m.

Before turning in for the night, relax under the stars around our fit pit.


7 a.m.

An early start to your day requires a coffee stop. Visit Red Cup Coffeehouse for a classic drip coffee or something unique like a salted carmelita to go along with your breakfast sandwich.

8:30 a.m.

Spend your day exploring the stunning hiking trails found in the Boothbay Region Land Trust. You can discover various Maine scenery like forests, wetlands, meadows, and scenic vistas.

1 p.m.

A trip to Boothbay Harbor isn’t complete without a stop at Boothbay Harbor Marina. Stroll along the footbridge and see the boats coming in and out.

4:30 p.m.

Stop at Cape Newagen Alpaca Farm on your way back to the resort. Book your spot on one of their ALPACA Treks or other tours.

7 p.m.

Listen to stories and songs while enjoying s’mores with other guests at Fireside Tales, which take place every Wednesday at 7 p.m. around a bonfire.


10 a.m.

During your last day, visit area museums and attractions like Hendricks Hills Museum, Boothbay Railway Village, Farnsworth Art Museum, or Owls Head Transportation Museum. Be sure to grab lunch while you’re out at popular spots like Dunton’s Doghouse or Shannon’s Unshelled.

2 p.m.

Spend the rest of your day enjoying all of the fun activities available at our Southport resort, including rowing, candlepin bowling, and swimming.

7 p.m.

Group around a bonfire at dusk, one of the numerous things you can find when deciding what to do in Boothbay Harbor.

Grab a late dinner at The Pub while you enjoy Music in the Pub, which takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Sundays.

Reserve Your Midcoast Maine Accommodation

Whether you’re visiting during the middle of the week or coming for a weekend getaway, Newagen Seaside Inn is the perfect home base. Our oceanfront hotel offers a range of accommodations, including guest rooms and private cottages. Call 207-633-5242 to learn more about booking your stay.

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