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Brooksville is a small community located on Smith Cove near Little Dear Isle on Penobscot Bay in Downeast Maine. This is a very pretty area of the state, where one can photograph the fields of wildflowers in the spring, explore tidepools in the summer, pick blueberries in the fall and cozy up to a warm fireplace in the wintertime - each season as picturesque as the next. Recreational activities in Brooksville include kayaking and canoeing, fresh water and salt water fishing, boating, sailing, golf and hiking. Shopping in the boutiques of the nearby towns of Stonington and Castine is great, and numerous antique stores are located in the Brooksville area. Nearby, the town of Blue Hill is known for its art galleries and arts and crafts shops. There are several lighthouses located in this region along rugged coastal outcroppings, and scenic ferry cruises take you on a scenic sightseeing tour of the many islands throughout the Bay. The Marine Environmental Research Institute is also located in the village of Blue Hill, and offers eco-tours, as well as learning adventures and programs for children and adults. Also, while visiting Brooksville, be sure and spend some time in neighboring Castine, which is a beautiful, historic little town that is listed on the National Register of Historic.

Surrounding areas: Sargentville, Maine (3.2 mi), Castine, Maine (6.4 mi), Blue Hill, Maine (7.7 mi), Deer Isle/Little Deer Isle, Maine (8.5 mi), Brooklin, Maine (9.0 mi), Islesboro, Maine (11.4 mi), Stonington, Maine (13.2 mi)

Brooksville Vacation Rentals




Brooksville Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Light's Motel & Restaurant215 E Main StSearsport, ME13.6 mi.(207) 548-2405
Best Western Jed Prouty Inn64 MainBucksport, ME16.1 mi.(207) 464-3113
MT Battie MotelRR 3 Box 570Lincolnville, ME16.7 mi.(207) 236-3870
Belfast Harbor Inn91 Searsport Ave Rt 1Belfast, ME16.9 mi.(207) 338-2740
Comfort Inn Ocean's EdgeRR 5 Box 5290Belfast, ME16.9 mi.(207) 338-2090
Gull MotelRR 5 Box 5377Belfast, ME16.9 mi.(207) 338-4030
Colonial Travelodge321 High StEllsworth, ME18.7 mi.(207) 667-5548
Comfort Inn130 High StEllsworth, ME18.7 mi.(207) 667-1345
Holiday Inn-ellsworth-acadia NTL Park215 High StEllsworth, ME18.7 mi.(207) 667-9341
Black Horse InnUS Rt 1 - Atlantic HwyCamden, ME21.1 mi.(207) 236-6800
Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns11 Tannery LnCamden, ME21.1 mi.(207) 236-0500
Lodge At Camden HillsCamden, ME21.1 mi.(207) 236-8478
Blackberry Inn82 Elm StCamden, ME21.4 mi.(207) 236-6060
Fairfield Inn125 Eden StBar Harbor, ME22.7 mi.(207) 288-8983
Fairfield Inn325 Eden StBar Harbor, ME22.7 mi.(207) 288-8883
Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort-bar Harbor123 Eden StBar Harbor, ME22.7 mi.(207) 288-9723
Atlantic Oakes119 Eden StBar Harbor, ME22.9 mi.(207) 288-5801
Wonder View Inn50 Eden StBar Habor, ME23.3 mi.(207) 288-3358
Bar Harbor Quality Inn40 Kebo StBar Harbor, ME23.3 mi.(207) 288-5403
Best Western InnRR 2 Box 1127Bar Harbor, ME23.9 mi.(207) 288-5823
Snell House21 Atlantic AveBar Harbor, ME24.1 mi.(207) 288-8004
Samoset Resort220 Warrenton StRockport, ME24.9 mi.(800) 341-1650
Navigator Motor Inn520 Main StRockland, ME26.8 mi.(207) 594-2131
 
Bed & Breakfast
Lakeshore Inn Bed & Breakfast184 Lakeview DrRockland, ME26.3 mi.(207) 594-4209

Brooksville Weather & Climate

The Central Coast of Maine, near Penobscot Bay, has a mild climate with an average annual snowfall of 59 inches and average annual rainfall of 48 inches. Generally summers are mild with temperatures rarely going above 80 degrees. Expect cool weather on most summer nights, especially along the coast where sea breezes can feel quite cool. The humidity level is usually of no consequence due to the mild temperatures. Winters in Maine are cold but not frigid. Snow melts frequently along the coast - winter enthusiasts will find more snow on the ground for longer periods of time inland. Ice storms are regular in winter and early spring, and rain is frequent in every month. Fog is common during Jun, Jul and Aug.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 10°F 4.06 in. 38°F
February 33°F 12°F 3.01 in. 36°F
March 42°F 22°F 4.38 in. 38°F
April 52°F 32°F 4.45 in. 43°F
May 64°F 42°F 4.18 in. 49°F
June 73°F 51°F 3.88 in. 55°F
July 79°F 57°F 3.20 in. 59°F
August 77°F 55°F 3.01 in. 62°F
September 69°F 48°F 4.10 in. 57°F
October 58°F 38°F 4.33 in. 54°F
November 46°F 30°F 4.74 in. 52°F
December 35°F 17°F 4.31 in. 44°F

Brooksville Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located about 17 miles east of Brooksville in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located approximately 28 miles southwest of Brooksville in Rockland, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located roughly 32 miles north of Brooksville in Bangor, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located around 50 miles southwest of Brooksville in Waterville, Maine, and finally the Augusta State airport (AUG) located about 55 miles west of Brooksville in Augusta, Maine.

Brooksville Attractions

 
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME16.7 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME105.3 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Castine Golf ClubCastineME6.7 mi.
Island Country ClubSunsetME10.2 mi.
Northport Golf ClubNorthportME13.7 mi.
Searsport Pines Golf CourseSearsportME13.9 mi.
Bucksport Golf ClubBucksportME17.1 mi.
Causeway ClubSouthwest HarborME18.2 mi.
Bar Harbor Golf CourseEllsworthME18.7 mi.
White Birches Country ClubEllsworthME18.7 mi.
Northeast Harbor Golf ClubNortheast HarborME19.8 mi.
Goose River Golf ClubRockportME22.3 mi.
Kebo Valley ClubBar HarborME23.6 mi.
Lucerne Hills Golf ClubEast HoldenME25.1 mi.
Country View Golf ClubBrooksME25.7 mi.
Rockland Golf ClubRocklandME26.9 mi.
Felt Brook Golf CenterHoldenME27.9 mi.
Pine Hill Golf ClubBrewerME28.9 mi.
Grindstone Neck Golf CourseWinter HarborME29.2 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME21.1 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME83.8 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME88.8 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME93.2 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME99.8 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME102.5 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME104.1 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME105.4 mi.
 
State Parks
Fort Point State ParkME10.0 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME13.9 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME17.7 mi. 
Lamoine State ParkME20.7 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME25.0 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME33.1 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME39.4 mi. 
 
Museums
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME26.9 mi.(Art)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME52.3 mi.(Multidisciplinary)


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