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Country RoadWells Transportation CenterYork Harbor SunsetSeashore Trolley Musuem - KennebunkportLong Sands Beach - YorkWild Turkeys off of Boom Rd in SacoFiddler at Old Orchard BeachRussell's Lobster Shack - Cape NeddickEast Point Sanctuary - Biddeford PoolHarbor Views

 

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Explore Maine By Bike

Maine Beaches Tours

Spectacular coastal scenery, expansive sandy beaches and charming New England villages mark the Southern Maine Coast. Cyclists will travel through the historic coastal towns of Wells, The Kennebunks and Old Orchard Beach.

Tour 6 - Saco River

Highlights: beaches, swimming holes, historical landmarks, lake, pond, river views, ocean views, rural, state/national park, urban, wildlife

These gentle 27- and 48-mile rides begin and end in the summer vacation town of Old Orchard Beach, a town with a wonderful white sand beach and a bonafide old-fashioned amusement pier. From there cyclists travel inland along the lovely Saco River and through rural farmland.

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Tour 7 - Southern Coast

Highlights: beaches, swimming holes, historical landmarks, urban, wildlife

The 21-mile loop includes the villages of Kennebunkport and Kennebunk. The 34-mile loop takes you on Ocean Avenue, a beautiful ride along the coast of Kennebunkport. The leisurely 49-mile route has broad appeal. Beachcombers and sun worshippers will be thrilled with the many beaches along the way. History buffs can choose between museums and many other sites in the historic towns on the rides.

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Tour 8 - Kittery Coastal Signature Rides

Highlights: beaches, swimming holes, galleries, historical landmarks, lake, pond, river views, lighthouses, museums, ocean views, rural, state/national park, urban

Historic Kittery (the oldest incorporated town in Maine) has many historic sites and spectacular views of the Piscataqua River and Portsmouth Harbor. The roads in the Kittery coastal area are a cyclist's paradise. They feel as rural as the middle of nowhere, yet they’re in the midst of a tourist hotspot where there’s a world of fun for the whole family. Great beaches, historical treasures to explore, the best seafood, and great shopping offer something for everyone.

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Tour Maine's East Coast Greenway - Overview

Highlights: beaches, swimming holes, fairs, festivals, galleries, historical landmarks, lake, pond, river views, lighthouses, mountain views, museums, ocean views, off-road bike trails, rural, urban

The East Coast Greenway route in Maine passes through an amazing diversity of natural and cultural history along its nearly 400-mile route. From coastal communities and historic mill cities to Down East blueberry barrens and the gateway to the Canadian Maritimes, Greenway travelers will experience some of the best Maine has to offer.

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Tour Maine's East Coast Greenway - Eastern Trail

Highlights: lake, pond, river views, lighthouses, ocean views, off-road bike trails, urban

The Eastern Trail is both a trail and a vision. The existing Eastern Trail is a combination of off-road trails and scenic quiet country roads with the vision to become an entirely off-road trail in the future.

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Tour Adventure Cycling Routes in Maine - Overview

Highlights: beaches, swimming holes, fairs, festivals, galleries, hiking trails, historical landmarks, islands, lake, pond, river views, lighthouses, mountain views, museums, ocean views, rural, urban

Two of Adventure Cycling’s bike routes traverse Maine, including the Atlantic Coast Route and the Northern Tier Route.

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Tour Adventure Cycling - Atlantic Coast Route (Maine Section)

Highlights: beaches, swimming holes, fairs, galleries, hiking trails, historical landmarks, islands, lighthouses, mountain views, museums, ocean views, rural, urban

Adventure Cycling’s Atlantic Coast route begins in Bar Harbor, Maine and continues south along the Atlantic coast for 2,670 miles through 12 other states, eventually ending in Key West, Florida. In Maine, the Atlantic Coast route begins in Bar Harbor and makes its way 250 miles down the coast to Kittery before entering New Hampshire.

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