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Port-Clyde is a small fishing village located at the end of St. George Peninsula, which is a point of land between the towns of Thomaston and Rockland. The drive on Route 131 to Port Clyde is beautiful, with soothing country scenes and tiny fishing villages all along the way. There is a lot to do in this area, including hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, sailing and golf. Port Clyde has art galleries, shops and great restaurants, or you can buy lobsters directly from the lobstermen and cook them yourselves. Charters are available for offshore fishing and diving. Port Clyde is considered the stepping off point for boats to Monhegan Island, which has been a lobster plantation and art colony since the late 1800s. Ferries are available to visit other nearby islands where you will likely see puffins, seals or whales along the way. Port Clyde is also just minutes to Marshall Point Light, one of the most photographed places in Maine. The former lightkeeper's house is now a historical museum open to the public. The nearby town of Rockland has an outstanding museum featuring Andrew Wyeth paintings, and Thomaston is a typical New England village complete with a harbor full of lobster boats, clapboard houses, a church with white steeple and a general store. Port Clyde is within two hours of Acadia National Park and near the many beautiful hiking trails of Camden Hills.

Surrounding areas: Tenants Harbor, Maine (2.2 mi), Friendship, Maine (5.6 mi), Bremen, Maine (10.1 mi), Round Pond, Maine (10.4 mi), Thomaston, Maine (11.0 mi), Owls Head, Maine (13.0 mi), Pemaquid, Maine (13.1 mi)

Port Clyde Vacation Rentals




Port Clyde Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
East Wind InnTenants Harbor, ME3.5 mi.(207) 372-6366
Hampton Inn & Suites - Rockland Maine190 New County RdThomaston, ME11.1 mi.(207) 594-6644
Navigator Motor Inn520 Main StRockland, ME14.4 mi.(207) 594-2131
Samoset Resort220 Warrenton StRockport, ME16.2 mi.(800) 341-1650
Lee Ward VillageHC 65 Box 776East Boothbay, ME17.2 mi.(207) 633-3681
Edgecomb InnEddy RdEdgecomb, ME18.9 mi.(207) 882-6343
Boothbay Harbor Inn31 Atlantic AveBoothbay Harbor, ME19.2 mi.(207) 633-6302
Flagship Inn200 Townsend AveBoothbay Harbor, ME19.2 mi.(800) 660-5094
Fishermans Wharf Inn22 Commercial St Pier 6Boothbay Harbor, ME19.4 mi.(207) 633-5090
Tugboat Inn80 Commercial StBoothbay Harbor, ME19.5 mi.(207) 633-4434
Blackberry Inn82 Elm StCamden, ME21.3 mi.(207) 236-6060
Black Horse InnUS Rt 1 - Atlantic HwyCamden, ME21.6 mi.(207) 236-6800
Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns11 Tannery LnCamden, ME21.6 mi.(207) 236-0500
Lodge At Camden HillsCamden, ME21.6 mi.(207) 236-8478
Newagen Seaside InnRt 27Newagen, ME22.3 mi.(207) 633-5242
MT Battie MotelRR 3 Box 570Lincolnville, ME27.3 mi.(207) 236-3870
Holiday Inn139 Richardson StBath, ME28.5 mi.(207) 443-9741
 
Bed & Breakfast
Lakeshore Inn Bed & Breakfast184 Lakeview DrRockland, ME15.5 mi.(207) 594-4209

Port Clyde Weather & Climate

Mid-coast Maine, east of Brunswick, has an oceanic climate with four seasons. This area has an elevation of approximately 70 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rolling farmlands, forest areas, numerous islands, peninsulas, bays and beaches. Winter temperatures generally range from 0 to 40 degrees F. and while accumulating snow remains a possibility into March and early April, warmer days generally means relatively fast melts. . Ice storms can also occur in winter and early spring. Summers along the coast are cool, with temperatures in the 60 to 80 degrees range. Nights are usually chilly along the coast, year round. Rain can occur in any month of the year, with thunderstorms most common during the spring and summer months. Crisp, sunny days and cool nights make fall one of the most pleasant times of the year along the mid-coast, a very comfortable and colorful time of the year to visit Maine.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 32°F 17°F 4.91 in. 34°F
February 34°F 18°F 3.42 in. 33°F
March 41°F 26°F 4.71 in. 37°F
April 49°F 34°F 4.36 in. 40°F
May 58°F 43°F 3.59 in. 49°F
June 66°F 50°F 2.63 in. 55°F
July 72°F 56°F 2.71 in. 60°F
August 71°F 56°F 2.29 in. 61°F
September 65°F 50°F 3.81 in. 59°F
October 55°F 42°F 3.60 in. 52°F
November 46°F 34°F 4.65 in. 47°F
December 37°F 23°F 4.02 in. 39°F

Port Clyde Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located about 11 miles northeast of Port Clyde in Rockland, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located approximately 38 miles northwest of Port Clyde in Augusta, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located roughly 46 miles northwest of Port Clyde in Waterville, Maine, the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located around 51 miles west of Port Clyde in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located about 56 miles west of Port Clyde in Portland, Maine, the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located approximately 57 miles northeast of Port Clyde in Bar Harbor, Maine, and finally the Bangor International airport (BGR) located roughly 64 miles northeast of Port Clyde in Bangor, Maine.

Port Clyde Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME62.9 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME66.3 mi.
York's Wild KingdomYork BeachME85.7 mi.
 
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME56.3 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME66.3 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH96.0 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Rockland Golf ClubRocklandME14.4 mi.
Wawenock Country ClubWalpoleME15.6 mi.
Boothbay Country ClubBoothbayME18.8 mi.
Goose River Golf ClubRockportME19.7 mi.
Bath Country ClubBathME29.8 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME21.6 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME73.1 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME77.5 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME78.9 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME83.0 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME84.0 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH96.9 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME99.3 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME107.2 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH110.7 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH111.8 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH115.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Owls Head State ParkME15.5 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME20.2 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME20.6 mi. 
Reid State ParkME25.1 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME26.8 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME28.8 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME33.0 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME33.4 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME38.0 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME38.9 mi. 
 
Museums
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME14.1 mi.(Art)
Portland Harbor MuseumSouth PortlandME53.1 mi.(History)
Maine Memory NetworkPortlandME53.3 mi.(History)
Portland Museum of ArtPortlandME53.3 mi.(Art)
Center For Maine History Museum Gallery at the Maine Historical SocietyPortlandME53.3 mi.(History)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME55.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)


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