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Damariscotta overview

Damariscotta is known for its museums. Take in some of the area's local culture at Frances Perkins Center and Penobscot Marine Museum. Visit local attractions like Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site and Jan Kilburn Watercolor Studio and Gallery. Damariscotta is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Damariscotta

Damariscotta is a welcoming city to all that offers a variety of hotels and other accommodation options. You can shop for as many as 36 deals for Damariscotta accommodation on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices starting at GBP 44 per night. Here is a breakdown of hotels for each star rating in Damariscotta as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 80 4-star hotels from GBP 86 per night
  • • 97 3-star hotels from GBP 63 per night
  • • 5 2-star hotels from GBP 44 per night

How to get to Damariscotta

Fly into Wiscasset, ME (ISS), 12 mi (19.3 km) from central Damariscotta. Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional) is the next-closest major airport, 19.8 mi (31.8 km) away.

What to see around Damariscotta

The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • Frances Perkins Center
  • • Penobscot Marine Museum
  • • Edgecomb Potters Gallery
  • • Lincoln County Jail Museum
  • • Musical Wonder House
Here are some of the recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (1.2 mi/1.9 km from the city centre)
  • • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (4.7 mi/7.6 km from the city centre)
  • • Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site (8.6 mi/13.9 km from the city centre)
  • • Edgecomb Potters Gallery (8.6 mi/13.9 km from the city centre)
  • • Hidden Valley Nature Center (8.7 mi/14 km from the city centre)

When to visit Damariscotta

If you're just starting to think about planning your trip, you might be curious about the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • • January-March: 8°F day, -12°F night
  • • April-June: 25°F day, -2°F night
  • • July-September: 26°F day, 5°F night
  • • October-December: 17°F day, -11°F night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • • January-March: 273 inches
  • • April-June: 295 inches
  • • July-September: 278 inches
  • • October-December: 332 inches