Rockland ME, located on Penobscot Bay, is famous for its natural coastal beauty. The magnificent rocky and mountainous shore give visitors an honest New England experience and countless inlets and harbors make for some of the best sailing, boating, or hiking on the Maine coast. Surrounded by bays, peninsulas, rivers, and lakes means there are diverse opportunities to enjoy the water and terrain.
Located mid-coast, Rockland, ME serves as a convenient crossroads for travelers wanting to discover other coastal town as well. Rockland Harbor offers ferries to and from the thriving and varied island communities of Northhaven and Vinalhaven Islands, and is one of the best boating harbors on the East Coast.
There are many things to do in Rockland and the Glen Cove Inn can help you do them! Just ask our friendly staff about upcoming festivals, ferry rides, hiking, tours, shopping or dining.
Rockland, ME is also home to the annual Maine Lobster Festival! 20,000 pounds of lobster, live entertainment, art and craft vendors, cooking contests, and tours of US Navy ships make this five days in August a wonderful reason to visit.
Rockland also plays host to the North Atlantic Blues Festival, an annual two-day blues music festival in July featuring national blues performers; and the Main Boats, Homes and Harbors Show, a coastal lifestyle show featuring boatbuilding and marine service experts, artists, and home-builders.