Friday, June 7, 2013

Cycling Around Mid-Coast Maine

Whether you like to join an organized bike ride like Pedal to the Port (shown above) or Lobster Ride and Roll, mid-coast Maine is a good destination for road bikers and trail bikers. If you don't wish to bring your bike along and decide to cycle once you get here, there are bike rentals available in Belfast, Camden and Rockland. Rent by the hour or by the day (or longer) with touring and trekking bikes available.
Mid-coast places (or nearby destinations/daytrips) to cycle or trek:
Camden Hills State Park (trails)
Acadia National Park (carriage roads or Cadillac Mtn. or Schoodic Peninsula)
Islesboro Island
Vinalhaven Island
St. Georges Peninsula
Blue Hill Peninsula
Camden-Rockport Harbors
Rockland working waterfront
Belfast downtown and ecovillage
Winery to Winery (there are 5 in the area)
Thomaston to Friendship (and back)
Country Roads - Lincolnville to Liberty, Lincolnville to Belfast, Lincolnville to Hope (or Appleton or Union)
Lighthouse to Lighthouse (Rockland Breakwater-Owl's Head-Marshall Point)