Thursday, August 03, 2006

More Fun in Store in and Around Bath, Maine this Summer

Do you enjoy lighthouses? Marine Mammals? Boat Tours?
Why not try this one: Kennebec Historic Lights and Seal Watching. Join the Maine Maritime Museum for a scenic cruise past 6 lighthouses along the "Kennebec Historic Waterway" from Bath to Seguin Island & Light. Passengers will see Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island & Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light - and maybe see seals and bald eagles, too! 207-442-1316, ext 0. $29.95/non-member; $24.95/ member; $12.95/ child (4 -12); $1/infant

Interested in Bath Iron Works and the Present and Historical Building of our Military Ships? Try the :BIW Trolley Tours
BIW Trolley Tours May 30 through September 5th. Tuesdays at 1:00 pm, and Saturdays at 10:30am Go behind the gates at Bath Iron Works during the upcoming summer season. The first tour is scheduled to begin Tuesday May 30th at 1:00pm with boat cruise option beginning June 20th. Bath Iron Works has a long and proud history which began in 1884 and has continued to the present. Today BIW builds the Arleigh Burke class Aegis destroyer. Go behind the gates of BIW on this one hour tour and learn about the history of the last active shipyard on the Kennebec. During the tour, participants will be able to view the old launching ways and BIW’s new state-of-the-art Land Level Transfer Facility where large vessels are constructed on a flat surface and moved into the dry-dock for launching. Participants will also learn facts about the process of Cost: BIW Tour and MMM Admission: $25 /Adult, $15 /Child, $15 /Member. BIW Tour/ Boat Cruise and MMM Admission: $37.95 /Adult, $20.95 /Child, $27.95/ Member.

While you are in Bath try new tinytypes at the very end of Front Street, run by the former owners of the Grey Havens Inn in Georgetown. Eat dinner at Mae's - their wild blueberry pie with vanilla ice cream is worth every calorie, and pick up some Maine novelties at Renys.