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Live like the locals and check out a variety of things to do in Brunswick, Maine! Located just off Route 1, Days Inn Brunswick Bath Area gives you easy access to both towns as well as the rocky coastline. Our hotel is close by to several dining options, whether you’re looking for a place to eat within walking distance or a short drive to the downtown city center. Bath is commonly known as “The City of Ships” and tourists travel from around the country for Brunswick’s fresh lobsters. Immerse yourself in all the different things to do in Maine!
Let Brunswick become your hometown for the weekend and join in on the fun! Our community hosts exciting events for the whole family throughout the year.
Join in the fun at the Maine Highland Games and Scottish Festival, with events such as Open Stone, Heavy Hammer, Caber Toss, and Heavy Weight for Distance.
Every two years, the US Navy Blue Angels take to the skies. The Blues will amaze you with their daring speed and precise maneuvers during the August Air Show.
Every 4th of July, the Brunswick shoreline comes to life with fireworks. Come for the evening show and take a Schooner sail during the day.
Join the afternoon parade for the Maine Windjammer Parade of Sail! Glide past the historic Rockland Breakwater lighthouse and the famous Owl’s Head lighthouse for some excellent photo opportunities.
The Bluegrass Festival on Thomas Point Beach draws a crowd every Labor Day Weekend. The perfect festival for families, come for old bluegrass favorites and international entertainers!
Learn more about Maritime culture and explore Maine’s rich history through museums and galleries! A visit to the Maine Maritime Museum is one of our favorite things to do in Brunswick, but there’s an exhibit for everyone.
Bath Iron Works is a nationally-renowned museum, with historic buildings, a naval shipyard, and a boat excursion. Discover how historic ship-building has played a major role in America’s economic and defense history!
During your tour of campus, pay a visit to the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. The college’s collection contains more than 20,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, and prehistoric artifacts. Don’t miss the important gallery of Colonial and Federal portraits of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
Maine State Music Theatre’s summer season produces four musicals and several children’s productions. These top notch shows always showcase classic choreography, beautiful sets, and professional singers and dancers.
Spending a day on the beach is one of the top things to do in Brunswick. Thomas Point Beach is perfect for kids with calm water as far as the eye can see. The beach is right at the head of an inlet and has washroom facilities, and BBQ sites perfect for an afternoon outing.
Build a sandcastle in the low tide in the morning and see whose lasts the longest when the water return at lunch! Explore tidal pools or bring smaller children to the playground.
Go for a paddle with Seaspray Kayaking rentals! There’s a good selection of boats to choose from and lots of beautiful scenic routes to explore. From lifejackets to wetsuits, everything you need is available to rent. Take a guided excursion through coves and along the coast via kayak or windjammer!