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Corea is the quintessential fishing village located approximately an hour's drive from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park in Downeast Maine. It sits on the tip of a peninsula and is a lobstering port, home to a fleet of about 40 lobsterboats, where the surrounding docks are usually piled high with traps. Corea is, in fact, home to a well-known manufacturer of lobster boats. The community is small in size, picturesque and quiet. The kind of place that is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the true sense of Downeast Maine away from the usual tourist crowds. Activities in Corea include boating and fishing, hiking, biking, sea kayaking, whale watching, wildlife viewing, dining on fresh lobster and crabs. Golf can be found nearby, and ferry service is available to Nova Scotia. You will find galleries of local artists and craftspeople in the area, but other than that, Corea is virtually untouched by tourism. Attractions in the area include Grandstone Neck and the Winter Harbor Lighthouse, the Fraser Point Day Use Area, Schoodic Head and Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge. The latter contains 2,166 acres of forest, shorefront and fields, with two walking trails known for its birdwatching and wildlife.

Surrounding areas: Prospect Harbor, Maine (2.6 mi), Petit Manan Point, Maine (3.8 mi), Winter Harbor, Maine (6.2 mi), Steuben, Maine (7.6 mi), Milbridge, Maine (10.4 mi), Sorrento, Maine (11.2 mi), Bar Harbor, Maine (11.6 mi)

Corea Vacation Rentals




Corea Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Snell House21 Atlantic AveBar Harbor, ME11.1 mi.(207) 288-8004
Best Western InnRR 2 Box 1127Bar Harbor, ME11.3 mi.(207) 288-5823
Wonder View Inn50 Eden StBar Habor, ME11.9 mi.(207) 288-3358
Bar Harbor Quality Inn40 Kebo StBar Harbor, ME11.9 mi.(207) 288-5403
Atlantic Oakes119 Eden StBar Harbor, ME12.4 mi.(207) 288-5801
Fairfield Inn125 Eden StBar Harbor, ME12.6 mi.(207) 288-8983
Fairfield Inn325 Eden StBar Harbor, ME12.6 mi.(207) 288-8883
Holiday Inn Sun Spree Resort-bar Harbor123 Eden StBar Harbor, ME12.6 mi.(207) 288-9723
Colonial Travelodge321 High StEllsworth, ME23.2 mi.(207) 667-5548
Comfort Inn130 High StEllsworth, ME23.6 mi.(207) 667-1345
Holiday Inn-ellsworth-acadia NTL Park215 High StEllsworth, ME23.6 mi.(207) 667-9341

Corea Weather & Climate

Southeast Maine , along the Atlantic Seacoast, has a distinct four-season climate. This area, often referred to as "Downeast Maine," includes the Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Visitors are advised to come prepared for a variety of weather conditions in this part of Maine because the climate is highly changeable. Temperatures in summer can range as much as 45 degrees F to 85 degrees F. Spring and fall temperatures vary from 30 degrees F to 70 degrees F. You may also encounter fog or rain at any time. The Maine coastal climate is ranked second to only the Pacific Northwest in annual precipitation. This moisture occurs in every form at Acadia National Park. Ice storms are regular in winter and early spring. Average annual rainfall is 48 inches and average annual snowfall is 61 inches.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 31°F 10°F 5.94 in. -
February 34°F 13°F 4.52 in. 36°F
March 41°F 22°F 5.46 in. 38°F
April 52°F 32°F 4.93 in. 43°F
May 65°F 42°F 4.53 in. 49°F
June 74°F 51°F 4.10 in. 54°F
July 79°F 57°F 3.38 in. 58°F
August 78°F 56°F 2.93 in. 62°F
September 69°F 48°F 4.42 in. 58°F
October 57°F 38°F 4.86 in. 54°F
November 47°F 28°F 6.42 in. 52°F
December 36°F 16°F 5.81 in. 44°F

Corea Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located about 19 miles west of Corea in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located approximately 50 miles northwest of Corea in Bangor, Maine, and finally the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located roughly 60 miles west of Corea in Rockland, Maine.

Corea Attractions

 
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME19.7 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Grindstone Neck Golf CourseWinter HarborME6.0 mi.
Kebo Valley ClubBar HarborME11.6 mi.
Northeast Harbor Golf ClubNortheast HarborME17.2 mi.
Causeway ClubSouthwest HarborME19.2 mi.
Bar Harbor Golf CourseEllsworthME20.0 mi.
White Birches Country ClubEllsworthME27.4 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME55.5 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME107.7 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME113.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Lamoine State ParkME15.9 mi. 
Roque Bluffs State ParkME28.0 mi. 
Machias State ParkME34.7 mi. 
 
Museums
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME59.8 mi.(Art)


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