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travel42 Port Guide: Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor travel42 Port of Call Guide

A popular resort town tucked in around a picturesque harbor, Boothbay Harbor retains the look of an old-fashioned seaport. Boats are still important to this town that's about 35 mi/55 km northeast of Portland: Whale-watching excursions, puffin cruises and deep-sea-fishing charters all depart from the harbor. There are many shopping opportunities and a number of scenic vistas to capture on film.

The town is also a good base from which to visit several nearby attractions. A boat runs from Boothb...

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