Maine, a vacation destination where you can enjoy a few days eating lobster rolls in the Portland Old Port and working waterfront, then travel inland for the beautiful mountainous landscapes and rivers where the Maine moose reside. It truly is the best of both worlds!
When visiting Portland, Maine be sure to add white water rafting to your itinerary! White water rafting is one of Maine’s most exhilarating activities that is fun for all ages. Located just a few hours north of Portland, Maine is the Kennebec River, the #1 family rafting trip featuring Class III and IV rapids. Spend your day on a roller coaster of white water waves crashing all around as your guide steers through the rapids, while you and your crew paddle to create a strong engine.
Ready to take on the challenge of Maine’s world class white water? The Penobscot River full-day adventure features Class V rapids and a 14-foot waterfall slide all in the shadow of the largest Mountain in Maine, Katahdin. This river trip allows guests to emerge themselves completely in the Maine wilderness, steep rocky ledges, and the rushing river waters.
Full-day rafting adventures definitely help you work up an appetite. So, what about lunch? When you raft with Northeast Whitewater, every river trip features a home cooked steak and chicken barbeque to keep your body fueled all day long! Dive into our delicious river lunch halfway through the day, prepared and served by none other than your Registered Maine Whitewater Guides! That’s right, they can cook too!
Did you know that the Moosehead Lake Region has some of the best stargazing in the whole United States? You cannot head back to Portland without having this incredible experience. Northeast Whitewater makes stargazing comfortable and hassle free in our glamping yurts with a see through dome. Spend the evening after your adventurous day relaxing by the fire, stargazing, and grilling up some camp food before heading back to coastal, Maine.
Whether you’re looking for a fun family adventure or a raging whitewater experience when visiting the Portland, Maine area you won’t have any trouble finding it here.