Maine | Fun & Funky Things to Do
Maine is a state filled with fun destinations for visitors. For those travelers looking for something a little different, possibly a little wacky, here are a few very interesting destinations that Maine has to offer. All of these destinations are fun and have something excellent to offer visitors.
The World's Largest Revolving and Rotating Globe, Yarmouth
Visitors to Yarmouth have the opportunity to see the World's Largest Revolving and Rotating Globe, also known as Eartha. The globe is 41 feet in diameter. Visitors can see this replica of what earth looks like from space. Eartha also replicates the movement of the earth in its glass atrium.
Paul Bunyan Statue, Bangor
Bangor claims to be the birthplace of Paul Bunyan. To mark this important distinction Bangor has a statue of Paul Bunyan that stands over 30 feet. Visitors to Bangor can learn about the connection to the character while viewing the gigantic statue.
The Oceanarium, Bar Harbor
This Bar Harbor attraction is a great place to learn about the ecology and environment of this region of Maine. Visitors can stop at the Maine Lobster Museum, take a Marsh Tour or explore the Lobster Hatchery. Maine's visitors have a unique opportunity to explore and learn about the local ecology at this family friendly destination.
Old Fort Western, Augusta
Old Fort Western is a National Historic Landmark. Fort Western was built in 1754, and at the time was a fort, store and house. Now Old Fort Western is the oldest surviving wooden fort. Visitors to the for can learn all about the history and cultures of the region during the late 1700's.
Quoddy Head State Park, Lubec
Visitors to Quoddy Head State Park will be visiting the most eastern part of the United States. In addition to the distinction of being the easternmost point of the United States the park also has hiking trails, forests, amazing views, bogs and the West Quoddy Head Light lighthouse tower.