Summer Across Maine

July 1-September 4, 2023

We’re spreading great summer vibes all around our beautiful state (and beyond!), making it easier for you to fill your schedule with outdoor fun, art, and perfect beach days.

This year’s Summer Across Maine has ended. We hope you had a blast exploring our state’s best activities, art, and nature. See you next summer!

Summer in the Park

July 4-September 3, 2023

It’s time to shine at our annual celebration of all things summer! Come out for our can’t-miss concert series, outdoor yoga classes, family movie nights, and a whole lot more – every day at L.L.Bean in Freeport.


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Free Admission for Kids Every Wednesday

July 5-August 30, courtesy of L.L.Bean

Enjoy more than 300 acres of gardens, natural spaces, and wondrous sights, including the Guardians of the Seeds, an installation of giant recycled-wood troll sculptures who teach us about the importance of preserving plants and flora.

L.L.Bean Beach Boxes

Located at select beaches in Maine and Massachusetts

From beach games to beach chairs, borrow whatever you need to have more fun in the sun.

Standard beach entry and parking fees apply. Items are first come, first serve, and will be lent out on the honor system. Please return items to box when you are finished with them.

L.L.Bean Beach Boxes can be found at:

NEW! Falmouth Heights Beach, Falmouth, MA

NEW! Revere Beach, Revere, MA

Crescent Beach State Park, Cape Elizabeth, ME

Reid State Park, Georgetown, ME

Popham Beach State Park, Phippsburg, ME

$25 Mountain Bike Lift Tickets at Mt. Abram

Fridays & Sundays | May 27-October 8 | Greenwood, ME

Ride Mt. Abram’s lift-accessed downhill mountain bike park for only $25. Perfect for riders of all ages and skill levels.

Offer valid during hours of operation. Visit for the latest ticket and rental information.

Portland Museum of Art

Walk the PMA Art Trail, JULY 1-SEPTEMBER 30

We’re partnering with the Portland Museum of Art (PMA) to take their art beyond the museum and out into Maine’s state parks, trails, and open spaces. Discover reproductions from the museum’s collection in nature, then come to the museum and experience the real pieces – and so much more!

Entry fees apply at Maine State Parks and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Pieces will be on exhibit in:

Wolfe’s Neck State Park, Freeport, ME

Range Pond State Park, Poland Spring, ME

Crescent Beach State Park, Cape Elizabeth, ME

Ferry Beach State Park, Saco, ME

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME

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