Explore The Incredibly Beautiful Downeast Landscape On This Train Ride In Maine

The beauty of Maine can best be seen in the parts of the state that are a bit off-the-beaten-path. Of course, that means different things for different people. For those who prefer city life, the middle-of-nowhere might just be a few minutes outside town. For others, only the most rural areas can be considered remote. We’re not here to tell you exactly what makes a place feel far away, but we do know that it’s often the local train tracks that lead to the most untouched spots. And this ride, along historic tracks, leads to some serious beauty.

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The Downeast Scenic Railroad trip operates on Saturdays and Sundays in the season which is typically from some time in May through mid-October. Tickets are $17 for adults 13 and older, $15 for seniors and active military, and $9 for kids aged 3 to 12. Children two and under are free.

You can learn more about the train and book your ticket by checking out their website. You can keep up with events and see more photos by following them on Facebook. The railroad can be reached on 866-449-7245.

For those who appreciate the railroad, there are a few other options for fun local adventures. In fact, here are 6 incredible Maine day trips you can take by train!

Address: Downeast Scenic Railroad, 8 Railroad Siding Rd, Hancock, ME 04640, USA