There are almost as many varieties of Maine tours as there are attractions in Maine. Some are more traditional, while other are geared towards those with an adventurous spirit. There are Maine tours that can be conducted by land, by sea or by air. Let’s take a look at some of these.
Up, Up and Away
Wouldn’t you like to fly in a beautiful balloon? Balloon Rides in Portland Maine conducts Maine tours by, you guessed it, balloon! They usually fly high enough to see the Casco Bay region, the Lake Region and even Mount Washington. The flight ends with a champagne celebration.
Are you a true dare-devil? Would you like to tour Maine from high in the sky? There various outfits in Maine who offer skydiving excursions. This is a truly unique way to tour Maine.
Two if By Sea
There are a few Maine tours that can be taken by water. For a luxurious experience, you can find a variety of charter boat tours that tour the various regions in Maine. The more athletic travelers will probably like to tour Maine by canoe or by kayak.
The Long and Winding Road
When autumn leaves begin to fall, many people step into their cars and drive through the state to enjoy one of the many fall foliage Maine tours. These Maine driving tours can be conducted on a variety of routes. From Portland to the Rangeley Lake region, you can feast your eyes on fantastic views of mountain ranges and crystal clear lakes that glisten against the backdrop of a beautiful mosaic of autumn colors.
Another one of the popular Maine driving tours is from the Village of Wiscasset to Thomaston Maine. Wiscasset is sometimes referred to as the “prettiest village in Maine.” Along the way you can enjoy the water views, quaint fishing villages and the sight of the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.
One of the historic Maine driving tours begins on Route 133 in Livermore Falls. Be sure to visit the Norlands Living History Center where six unique buildings depict the life of an 1860s crossroad community. When you reach Rangeley, you can visit the Wilhelm Reich Museum which commemorates the work of the man who discovered "orgonian energy," the mysterious force that is associated with the treatment of a variety of psychological and physical illnesses
Would you rather not drive? You can book a chartered bus tour in Maine with the Cyr Bus Company.
Let it Snow
Do you love winter? A guided Maine mobile snow tour is conducted by 5 Star Mobile Snow Tours, LLC. It starts in Presque Isle Maine, and travels to the Quebec Bas Launent region as well as New Brunswick. The fee for the guided Maine mobile snow tour includes lodging, escort truck and trailer, assistance with luggage, coolers and guide service. The guided Maine mobile snow tour is perfect for any outdoor enthusiast who wants to tour Maine and Canada.