About Bath, Maine
There's plenty more to see and do in Bath and the surrounding areas.
Bath is flanked by two of Maine’s most beautiful sandy beaches: Reid State Park and Popham Beach State Park. Bird watchers can visit the Josephine Newman Wildlife Sanctuary, the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, Hamilton or Butler’s Head Sanctuaries, or Montsweag Preserve; eagles and osprey are frequent visitors to the Kennebec River area.In autumn you can see breathtaking foliage, too!
Besides Maine Maritime Museum, Bath also offers the Chocolate Church Arts Center and the Studio Theatre of Bath. The City welcomes visitors with tree-lined historic avenues graced by handsome and stately mansions and manors once home to shipyard owners and ship captains. You can take a guided walking tour of the Bath historic district or ride the delightful Bath Trolley around the scenic streets. Or stay in one of these historic homes, many of which are now elegant bed & breakfast establishments or inns.
Bath’s Front Street is home to a wealth of antique stores, specialty shops, galleries and many fine restaurants. Bath’s Farmers Market takes place every Thursday (June through October) and Saturday (May through October) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Waterfront Park. The city offers championship golf courses and a skate park. The summer concert series takes place on Friday evenings at the park located at the Patten Free Library, and every third Friday from June to October enjoy the fun Art Walk from 5 - 7 p.m.