Scenic Drives & Tours

Katahdin Woods and Water National Scenic Byway
The Grindstone Scenic Byway is a path to times gone by, when hearty souls ventured into the great north woods to harvest timber in winter logging camps; where naturalists came to commune with the unspoiled primeval forests; and where adventurers came to traverse the rugged peaks and navigate the wild rivers and streams. Learn More >>

Million Dollar View Scenic Byway
The Million Dollar View byway emerges above open plains and lakes along US Route 1. You will enjoy panoramic vistas, some of Maine's premiere lakes for fishing, sailing, wildlife and bird watching. The Grand Lakes or Chiputneticook Chain of Lakes serves as part of the international border with Canada. Learn More >>

The St. John Valley and Fish River National Scenic Byway
Formerly known as the Fish River Scenic Byway and St. John Byway is a unique traveling experience. The corridor is 129 miles long and includes the towns of Fort Kent, Madawaska, Van Buren, Wallagrass, Eagle Lake, Winterville, and Portage Lake. You will not face crowds, congestion and development in this rural corner of the state. Learn More >>

Voici the Valley Cultureway
This eighty mile cultural driving tour, shaped like a figure eight loop, brings you through the beautiful St. John River Valley and is broken into two individual driving tours, named the Down and Up River sections. The culture, history, and landscapes that you will experience on this drive are unlike anything else in the State of Maine. Learn More >>

Drive through the Solar System
The Maine Solar System Model stretches from Presque Isle to Topsfield and includes the sun, nine planets, seven moons, and now three dwarf planets. Learn More >>

Southern Aroostook Tour
After enjoying the views of our state's largest peak, Mt. Katahdin, head up Route 11 to Patten to enjoy the great views of the other side of Baxter State Park. Learn More >>

Suggested Moose Drives
Want to see a moose while you're visiting? Try one of these scenic rides. Generally, very early morning or early evening just before dusk are the best times to see moose grazing at the side of the road. Learn More >>


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P.I. First Friday Downtown Art Walk

Join us downtown to celebrate the creative world with gallery openings and art shows!

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Moosestompers Weekend

Join us at the Houlton Area Winter Carnival for free and healthy entertainment for the whole family....

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Thrifty Thursdays Skiing with L.L. Bean

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Snowshoe Club, Fort Kent Outdoor Center

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Snowmobile Rentals - Presque Isle, Aroostook County

The Sled Shop Inc. is located in Presque Isle, Maine. Explore the Crown of Maine by snowmobile - your family can rent these snowmachines for the day or weekend. Our team will make sure you are well outfitted and equipped with maps of the region. WHAT WE...

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Snowmobile Rentals - Houlton, Maine Aroostook County

Snowmobile Rentals from Houlton Power Sports Rent awesome snowmobiles from experts in motorized recreation. The professional staff at HPS is eager to show you everything you need to know to understand your machine and travel on the scenic trails of...

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