You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Experienced This One Incredible Island In Maine

If you’ve been a longtime reader, you know that we love the islands of Maine. With over 3,000 beautiful options strung up along 3,500 miles of coast, the island vibes in Maine are strong. With so many to choose from, planning a trip can be overwhelming. To help you stop planning and get traveling, we’d like to share Only in Maine’s favorite island: Vinalhaven!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Vinalhaven is close enough to Portland to make it an easy weekend trip, but far enough away to warrant that weekend trip. But, if you’ve got the time – spend a week! Below are a few places to check out that will help make the trip one of the best of the summer:

Vinalhaven / Rockland Ferry Schedule

Vinalhaven Hiking Preserves

Tidewater Motel

Vinalhaven Historical Society Museum

New Era Gallery

If you’re interested in visiting some other Maine islands, check out our list of some of the best islands in Maine.