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Thomaston is a delightful little town, located approximately 80 northeast of Portland, near the Camden Hills State Park. A quaint boat building town, Thomaston is full of beautiful old sea captain's homes and antiques and specialty shops. A part of High, Main and Knox Streets in Thomaston is a designated National Historic District. The Maine Watercraft Museum in Thomaston is an "in the water, hands-on" eclectic display of antique watercraft. The museum also has a collection of many of the last surviving examples of some of Maine's well known boat-building companies, and also works of some of Maine's most highly respected artisans. Thomaston is near many of the Midcoast Maine attractions, such as beaches, lighthouses, whale watching, boating and sailing and other quaint fishing villages. Just 13 miles south of Thomaston is the town of Tenants Harbor. This is a quintessential Maine fishing village, its harbor full of lobster boats, clapboard houses, a church with a steeple and a general store. It's also a favorite of artists, so there are lots of galleries and studios to browse. Thomaston is also the home of the Thomaston Place Auction Gallery, one of New England's premier auction facilities with a wide range of services for both locals and visitors.

Surrounding areas: Rockland, Maine (4.0 mi), Warren, Maine (4.1 mi), Owls Head, Maine (4.6 mi), Tenants Harbor, Maine (8.8 mi), Rockport, Maine (9.0 mi), Waldoboro, Maine (9.8 mi), Friendship, Maine (10.0 mi)

Thomaston Vacation Rentals

Thomaston Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Hampton Inn & Suites - Rockland Maine190 New County RdThomaston, ME (207) 594-6644
Navigator Motor Inn520 Main StRockland, ME4.1 mi.(207) 594-2131
Samoset Resort220 Warrenton StRockport, ME5.9 mi.(800) 341-1650
East Wind InnTenants Harbor, ME7.8 mi.(207) 372-6366
Blackberry Inn82 Elm StCamden, ME10.4 mi.(207) 236-6060
Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns11 Tannery LnCamden, ME10.7 mi.(207) 236-0500
Black Horse InnUS Rt 1 - Atlantic HwyCamden, ME10.8 mi.(207) 236-6800
Lodge At Camden HillsCamden, ME10.8 mi.(207) 236-8478
MT Battie MotelRR 3 Box 570Lincolnville, ME16.4 mi.(207) 236-3870
Edgecomb InnEddy RdEdgecomb, ME23.8 mi.(207) 882-6343
Lee Ward VillageHC 65 Box 776East Boothbay, ME25.0 mi.(207) 633-3681
Belfast Harbor Inn91 Searsport Ave Rt 1Belfast, ME25.5 mi.(207) 338-2740
Comfort Inn Ocean's EdgeRR 5 Box 5290Belfast, ME25.5 mi.(207) 338-2090
Gull MotelRR 5 Box 5377Belfast, ME25.5 mi.(207) 338-4030
Flagship Inn200 Townsend AveBoothbay Harbor, ME26.8 mi.(800) 660-5094
Boothbay Harbor Inn31 Atlantic AveBoothbay Harbor, ME27.0 mi.(207) 633-6302
Fishermans Wharf Inn22 Commercial St Pier 6Boothbay Harbor, ME27.2 mi.(207) 633-5090
Tugboat Inn80 Commercial StBoothbay Harbor, ME27.3 mi.(207) 633-4434
Bed & Breakfast
Lakeshore Inn Bed & Breakfast184 Lakeview DrRockland, ME4.7 mi.(207) 594-4209

Thomaston Weather & Climate

The southern coast of Maine near the Penobscot Bay has very comfortable summers and falls, cold winters with frequent thaws and late, changeable springs. Summers are mild to cool by most people's standards, with very few summer nights too warm and humid for sleeping. Autumn has the greatest number of sunny days along the coast and is perfect for fall sightseeing. Winters are cold, but not as severe as the northeastern part of the state along the Canadian border. The White Mountains, to the northwest, keep considerable snow from reaching the Portland area and also help moderate the temperature. Normal precipitation is remarkably uniform throughout the year. Winds are generally light with the strongest being in the months of March and November. Temperatures well below freezing are reported each year, and cold waves sometimes come along with strong winds. Blizzards are possible but infrequent in Maine.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 28°F 9°F 4.76 in. 38°F
February 31°F 12°F 3.43 in. 36°F
March 39°F 22°F 4.73 in. 38°F
April 50°F 33°F 4.74 in. 44°F
May 61°F 43°F 4.38 in. 49°F
June 70°F 53°F 3.80 in. 55°F
July 76°F 59°F 3.19 in. 59°F
August 74°F 58°F 2.90 in. 62°F
September 66°F 50°F 4.31 in. 57°F
October 56°F 39°F 4.79 in. 54°F
November 45°F 29°F 5.25 in. 52°F
December 34°F 17°F 4.98 in. 44°F

Thomaston Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located about 4 miles southeast of Thomaston in Rockland, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located approximately 34 miles northwest of Thomaston in Augusta, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located roughly 39 miles northwest of Thomaston in Waterville, Maine, the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located around 48 miles northeast of Thomaston in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located about 53 miles northeast of Thomaston in Bangor, Maine, the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located approximately 54 miles west of Thomaston in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, and finally the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located roughly 63 miles west of Thomaston in Portland, Maine.

Thomaston Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME71.2 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME74.5 mi.
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME47.2 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME74.5 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH105.4 mi.
Golf Courses
Rockland Golf ClubRocklandME4.0 mi.
Goose River Golf ClubRockportME8.9 mi.
Northport Golf ClubNorthportME21.0 mi.
Wawenock Country ClubWalpoleME21.2 mi.
Island Country ClubSunsetME25.3 mi.
Boothbay Country ClubBoothbayME25.6 mi.
Castine Golf ClubCastineME28.6 mi.
Searsport Pines Golf CourseSearsportME29.3 mi.
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME10.8 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME75.3 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME76.1 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME77.5 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME78.5 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME82.8 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME94.6 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME97.5 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH99.3 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH115.6 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH116.9 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH117.6 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH118.2 mi.
State Parks
Owls Head State ParkME7.1 mi. 
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME15.4 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME15.8 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME23.7 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME24.1 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME27.1 mi. 
Fort Point State ParkME32.1 mi. 
Reid State ParkME33.4 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME33.5 mi. 
Popham Beach State ParkME37.5 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME38.2 mi. 
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME4.0 mi.(Art)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME47.5 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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