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Union is located in Knox County along the mid-coast of Maine. This small town of approximately 2,000 is situated in the beautiful countryside, surrounded by peaceful rolling hills and lakes. It's known for being home to one of Maine's best agricultural fairs, which usually takes place between August 21st - 27th. The fair features carnival rides, food vendors, live entertainment, agricultural exhibits, harness racing, a demolition derby - even a watermelon seed-spitting contest. The Maine Wild Blueberry Festival takes place in Union at the same time as the fair. It's great fun for the entire family. The town of Union lies in the heart of Maine's central coast, which boasts 14 lighthouses, many islands and navigable harbors. Other activities in the area include fishing, boating, sailing, hiking, biking, antiquing, shopping, dining on delicious seafood (this area of the coast is famous for its lobsters.) Knox County was incorporated in 1860 and was the last county to be incorporated in the state of Maine. Rockland is the county seat and also includes the town of Camden, a popular summer destination.

Surrounding areas: Warren, Maine (6.5 mi), Jefferson, Maine (8.8 mi), Waldoboro, Maine (9.4 mi), Rockport, Maine (10.0 mi), Camden, Maine (10.2 mi), Thomaston, Maine (10.3 mi), Rockland, Maine (10.6 mi)

Union Vacation Rentals

Union Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Blackberry Inn82 Elm StCamden, ME10.1 mi.(207) 236-6060
Hampton Inn & Suites - Rockland Maine190 New County RdThomaston, ME10.2 mi.(207) 594-6644
Camden Riverhouse Hotel & Inns11 Tannery LnCamden, ME10.3 mi.(207) 236-0500
Black Horse InnUS Rt 1 - Atlantic HwyCamden, ME10.4 mi.(207) 236-6800
Lodge At Camden HillsCamden, ME10.4 mi.(207) 236-8478
Navigator Motor Inn520 Main StRockland, ME10.9 mi.(207) 594-2131
Samoset Resort220 Warrenton StRockport, ME11.0 mi.(800) 341-1650
MT Battie MotelRR 3 Box 570Lincolnville, ME14.0 mi.(207) 236-3870
East Wind InnTenants Harbor, ME17.2 mi.(207) 372-6366
Belfast Harbor Inn91 Searsport Ave Rt 1Belfast, ME19.9 mi.(207) 338-2740
Comfort Inn Ocean's EdgeRR 5 Box 5290Belfast, ME19.9 mi.(207) 338-2090
Gull MotelRR 5 Box 5377Belfast, ME19.9 mi.(207) 338-4030
Edgecomb InnEddy RdEdgecomb, ME24.9 mi.(207) 882-6343
Light's Motel & Restaurant215 E Main StSearsport, ME25.4 mi.(207) 548-2405
Comfort Inn281 Civic CTR DrAugusta, ME25.9 mi.(207) 623-1000
Holiday Inn110 Community DrAugusta, ME27.3 mi.(207) 622-4751
Best Inn65 Whitten RdAugusta, ME27.5 mi.(207) 622-3776
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites390 Western AveAugusta, ME27.8 mi.(207) 622-6371
Motel 618 Edison DrAugusta, ME27.8 mi.(207) 622-6000
Lee Ward VillageHC 65 Box 776East Boothbay, ME28.5 mi.(207) 633-3681
Holiday Inn Waterville375 Uppr Main StWaterville, ME29.4 mi.(207) 873-0111
Flagship Inn200 Townsend AveBoothbay Harbor, ME29.9 mi.(800) 660-5094
Bed & Breakfast
Lakeshore Inn Bed & Breakfast184 Lakeview DrRockland, ME9.6 mi.(207) 594-4209
Maple Hill Farm B&B InnRR 1 Box 1145 Outlet Rd HallowellAugusta, ME25.9 mi.(800) 622-2708

Union 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

Union Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Knox County Regional airport (RKD) located about 13 miles southeast of Union in Rockland, Maine, the Augusta State airport (AUG) located approximately 26 miles west of Union in Augusta, Maine, the Waterville Robert Lafleur airport (WVL) located roughly 29 miles northwest of Union in Waterville, Maine, the Bangor International airport (BGR) located around 46 miles northeast of Union in Bangor, Maine, the Hancock County Bar Harbor airport (BHB) located about 48 miles east of Union in Bar Harbor, Maine, the Auburn Lewiston Municipal airport (LEW) located approximately 51 miles west of Union in Auburn / Lewiston, Maine, and finally the Portland International Jetport airport (PWM) located roughly 64 miles southwest of Union in Portland, Maine.

Union Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Palace PlaylandOld Orchard BeachME73.0 mi.
Funtown Splashtown U.S.A.SacoME76.2 mi.
Water Parks
Odyssey Water ParkTrentonME47.4 mi.
Aquaboggan Water SlideSacoME76.2 mi.
Water CountryPortsmouthNH108.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Goose River Golf ClubRockportME10.4 mi.
Rockland Golf ClubRocklandME10.6 mi.
Northport Golf ClubNorthportME17.8 mi.
Wawenock Country ClubWalpoleME23.3 mi.
Searsport Pines Golf CourseSearsportME24.5 mi.
Country View Golf ClubBrooksME24.6 mi.
Kennebec Heights Country ClubFarmingdaleME24.6 mi.
Western View Golf ClubAugustaME25.5 mi.
Natanis Golf CourseVassalboroME25.6 mi.
Castine Golf ClubCastineME26.4 mi.
Boothbay Country ClubBoothbayME28.0 mi.
Island Country ClubSunsetME28.5 mi.
Pine Ridge Municipal Golf CenterWatervilleME29.3 mi.
Ski Areas
Camden SnowbowlCamdenME10.4 mi.
Black MountainRumfordME67.3 mi.
Sugarloaf USAKingfieldME67.4 mi.
Mount AbramLocke MillsME71.8 mi.
Shawnee PeakBridgtonME72.2 mi.
Sunday RiverBethelME76.2 mi.
SaddlebackRangeleyME85.2 mi.
Big SquawGreenvilleME87.6 mi.
Wildcat MountainJacksonNH94.6 mi.
Balsams WildernessDixville NotchNH109.9 mi.
Waterville ValleyWaterville ValleyNH111.9 mi.
Bretton WoodsTwin MountainNH112.2 mi.
GunstockGilfordNH115.7 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH119.4 mi.
State Parks
Damariscotta Lake State ParkME8.8 mi. 
Camden Hills State ParkME13.0 mi. 
Lake Saint George State ParkME13.6 mi. 
Owls Head State ParkME14.4 mi. 
Moose Point State ParkME22.4 mi. 
Fort Edgecomb State ParkME24.1 mi. 
Fort Point State ParkME28.7 mi. 
Peacock Beach State ParkME28.8 mi. 
Tacoma Lakes State ParkME32.5 mi. 
Reid State ParkME36.6 mi. 
Farnsworth Art MuseumRocklandME11.1 mi.(Art)
L.C. Bates MuseumHinckleyME37.2 mi.(Multidisciplinary)

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