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Things to do in Bath

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“Incredible museum based in a ship building site along the river in Bath. Well worth the trip. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Café
“Good coffee and selection of baked goods And lunch items. Nice atmosphere and location in downtown Bath. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best restaurant in Bath. Upscale setting with with really good beer, cocktails, vegetarian options, local oysters and fish stew. Good bar scene, too.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bakery
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“I LOVE having breakfast here. If you are up to something else in Bath (yoga, beaches, Maritime museum) you should start at Mae's . I almost always get the same thing, but one day a friend meeting me was late and I had a chance to read the entire menu and I was pretty amazed. In their own words: We offer an amazing array of baked goods, GLUTEN FREE AND PALEO treats and fresh baked Cinnamon Swirl Bread! Our menu can easily be modified to accommodate gluten free, vegetarian and Paleo diets! They have been written up a lot in the press, most notably for their blueberry pie in Down East Magazine. I've only been there for breakfast but I"m dying to try their crab bLt... ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Market with many natural, organic items, local fruits and vegetables, section of dried fruits and nuts, soaps, vitamins and natural medicines. General grocery items also like milk, yogurt, milk and snacks.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Department Store
“A true Maine institution, in which you never know what you'll find. Good for kids' clothes, beach towels, and just about anything else you can think of.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You didn't even know you came to Maine for BBQ. A local favorite that can't be missed.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“It's an Irish Pub with delicious pub food and drink. Need anything more be said?”
  • 9 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“With a continuously changing selection of shows and musical events. Check out their sign right outside the building for the latest event. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Bring a reusable grocery bag. Plastic bags are not available and they have paper bags, but without handles. You can find many simple essentials here. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Just about everything on the menu is good. Eat upstairs, downstairs is less refined— pool tables. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Dining beside the Kennebec River, views of the Sagadahoc Bridge and boats at the marina. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Place to shop
“ Seaspray will deliver kayaks here to the harbor enjoy your paddle around! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great pub food and beers, with views from the second floor facing into the street or out to the river.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice place for a simple breakfast with a wonderful deck with a view. Very close to The Big House and The Nest in Bath. (Take a left out of the driveway, then a left at the first major intersection. Winnegance store will be about 500 meters down the road on your right.)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“**Cash only** but definitely worth the effort. This place is a locate favorite for pizza stacked with toppings.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“The best restaurant in Bath. Upscale setting with with really good beer, cocktails, vegetarian options, local oysters and fish stew. Good bar scene, too.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bakery
“I LOVE having breakfast here. If you are up to something else in Bath (yoga, beaches, Maritime museum) you should start at Mae's . I almost always get the same thing, but one day a friend meeting me was late and I had a chance to read the entire menu and I was pretty amazed. In their own words: We offer an amazing array of baked goods, GLUTEN FREE AND PALEO treats and fresh baked Cinnamon Swirl Bread! Our menu can easily be modified to accommodate gluten free, vegetarian and Paleo diets! They have been written up a lot in the press, most notably for their blueberry pie in Down East Magazine. I've only been there for breakfast but I"m dying to try their crab bLt... ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“It's an Irish Pub with delicious pub food and drink. Need anything more be said?”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You didn't even know you came to Maine for BBQ. A local favorite that can't be missed.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just about everything on the menu is good. Eat upstairs, downstairs is less refined— pool tables. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dining beside the Kennebec River, views of the Sagadahoc Bridge and boats at the marina. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great pub food and beers, with views from the second floor facing into the street or out to the river.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“**Cash only** but definitely worth the effort. This place is a locate favorite for pizza stacked with toppings.”
  • 6 locals recommend

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