Maine Motorcycle Roads and Trips

With it's 17 million acres of forestland, 5,000 miles of coastline, 32,000 miles of rivers, and 6,000 lakes, Maine (ME) is a great destination for riders searching for a virtual scenic paradise to explore. Motorcycle rides in this state will take place among natural beauty that remains largely unspoiled by time or man. The majority of visitors to Maine will be head to the coastal regions and more than half of those will be found along the south coast, so if you are looking to break away from the crowds, you'll need to head north or inland.




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March 11, 2012
Majestic Shores/coastline with rock formations. Mountain tops overlooking expansive lakes. Fog creeping up the hills in an eerie blanket of white cotton....
Since this is a national park, the roads are very well maintained. Stretches of the main road through Acadia are one way...
Begin in Bar Harbor ME. Acadia is right next door, and basically surrounds this seaside town. From Bar Harbor just take Rt...
January 3, 2012
This route is packed with scenery. Aprox. 8 miles from the starting point you will enter Grafton Notch State Park. Threw this...
This route has a variety of road qualities. For the most part it is not too bad. I would say the Grafton...
We will start this route in a town called Newry, Maine. Newry is located 6 miles East of Bethel and 17 miles...
August 1, 2011
Many farms on the way to the coast. Once on the coast, near Bath and on the peninsula (RT 209), there are...
The only roads that brought this trip down were Rt 27 and Rt 128. They were cracked an rough. But other than...
From Lewiston/Sabattus area, take 126 E towards Gardiner. Once in Gardiner, cross over the bridge and take the first right onto 27....
July 26, 2011
Many farms and rural areas. On many points of the ride you can see Androscoggin Lake.
Windy roads. Road quality is good, for the most part...but watch out for railroad tracks and sharp unbanked corners.
Going east from Lewiston on Rt. 202 take a gradual right on Rt. 41/133 in Winthrop. Stay on Rt. 133, until you...
July 1, 2009
Wind through the mountains and lakes of western Maine on the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway. Step back in time and treat yourself...
Good pavement, two lane road. Some places are bumpy but not out of hand.
1. Dixfield, ME. From US-2 turn left toward ME-142 and start moving north for aprox 26 miles. Road full of twisties and...
November 1, 2008
This ride covers the most scenic section of the Kenebec River Valley along the western Mountains of Maine. The highway is etched...
This road is the main corridor from Quebec into Maine so it is well maintained. Lots of twists and turns as it...
From I-95 Exit to 201 North, Skowhegan, Jackman, to the US/Canada border. Stay on 201 Approx. 35 Miles to Bingham. About 2...
September 1, 2008
Everything from City Skylines to beach! As you get out of the city to smaller towns you'll see forests, fields and marshes....
Route 1 initially is a bit hairy, out of Boston. Stay alert as there are many merging on-ramps. As you get to...
Start in Boston, Take I-93N to the Tobin Bridge to join Route 1N. After a while, you can take 95N to save...
June 1, 2008
This is the quintessential New England ride. Passing thru a few small Maine towns and passing by one of Maine's largest lakes...
Once in the Sebago watershed the road begins to get hilly with lots of twisting. The roads were paved this spring (2008)...
Head North out of Dover, NH on Route 108 to Rochester, NH. In Rochester Take Rt. 11 east into Maine going to...
February 1, 2007
You mostly go through small towns, and forests on this route. You avoid the shore, until you get into Maine, and your...
This route is not a shortcut. Most roads are one lane, and there are stop lights in the small towns. Going through...
If you ride a motorcycle, it's tempting to ride up to the Maine coast, but the prospect of sitting through the toll...
February 1, 2007
Lots of Maine countryside, a huge lake, great camping spots. Antiques, old houses, and more in Kennebunk. You can make this a...
Mostly small roads. It can get a bit congested around the Lake in the summer, and in Kennebunk. Some spots on 4...
- Start your ride in Dover, NH
- Take Rt 4N, for about 40 miles, to Gorham, Maine
- At Gorham, switch...
November 1, 2006
This route winds its way along the beautiful shoreline of Maine.
The roads are mostly new pavement and very twisty. Watch the road signs and avoid the edge of the roadway as it...
- take 73 south out of Rockland for about 2 miles
- take a left onto North Shore Drive and follow signs...
November 1, 2006
Twisty road with lots of tree cover. You'll be passing through the stunning White Mountain National Forest area and the beautiful...
Some rough areas but mostly good pavement and lots of twists and turns.
Start your route in the town of Gilead, MN (which is just about 27 miles west of Bethel, MN). From Gilead head...
July 1, 2001
This route is located on Mount Desert Island, which is home of Acadia National Park. The park has dense forests...
Overall a nice winding road with some slight inclines and declines. Depending on the time of the year and local tourist activity...
To get to this route, travel to Trenton, ME and on to Hulls Cove, ME and enter the Acadia National Park via...
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