The Downeast Scenic Railroad Excursion Offers Some Of The Most Breathtaking Views In Maine

One of the best ways to get the real feel of Maine is by seeing just how varied the landscape is. From ocean to forest to fields of green, there are so many beautiful views to take in. Wondering how best to enjoy those views? Hop on this train that will take you along a restored section of the Calais Branch Line for some of the best sights in the state.

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The Downeast Scenic Railroad runs twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays from the end of May through mid-October. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and active military, $9 for children aged 3 to 12 and free for those 2 and under. You can learn more about the excursion and book your tickets on their website. You can get up-to-date information by following them on Facebook. They can be reached at 866-449-7245.

If you love the idea of a railroad journey through the state, we’ve got a few more options for you. Here are 6 incredible Maine day trips you can take by train.

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