Enjoy a Moosehead Lake, Maine Vacation ~ New England Travel in The Moosehead Lake Region
Maine Vacations at Moosehead Lake
A Top 10 US Travel Destination
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Moosehead Lake, a beautiful place in Maine, New England vacation Lake featuring Maine Lakes and Mountains offering a variety of fun things to do in Maine. Sightseeing tours, active travel adventures, and outdoor recreation all four seasons. Scenic nature tours, Moose watching, Maine State Parks, hiking trails, lake tours, whitewater rafting, snowmobiling, skiing - plus more!
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It's easy to see why Moosehead Lake, Maine has become a popular New England nature travel destination. With so many fun things to do in Maine, The Moosehead Lake Region offers visitors exciting nature tourism outdoor adventure activities and a wide variety of natural mountain wonders to discover. One needs to look no further for a beautiful lake vacation destination offering fun adventures in Maine. Abundant Maine wildlife, and natural beauty are Maine tourist attractions. The unspoiled beauty of Moosehead Lake, green forests, mountain landscapes, hiking trails, scenic overlooks, waterfalls and rivers attract nature vacation lovers and eco tourists from all over the world. The Moosehead Lake Region of Maine is the ultimate New England vacation lake travel destination. All year 'round, you’ll find many opportunities at The Cozy Moose Lakeside Cabins for exploring and enjoying the natural wonders of the Moosehead Lake Region. Besides beautiful Moosehead Lake at our doorstep, we are located within minutes to a few hours’ drive of many historic, scenic and recreational attractions. Read on to learn more about the Maine attracations and fun adventure travel possibilities you’ll have when you visit the Moosehead Lake Region. When you stay as our guest at The Cozy Moose, we’ll help you plan a your outdoor Maine adventure or romantic getaway.

Nature tourism abounds at Moosehead Lake, MaineAbout Moosehead Lake
Of all the lakes in Maine, Moosehead Lake is considered to be one the most beautiful and the one of the best places for a Maine vacation. This majestic vacation lake is 40 miles long by approximately 20 miles wide (64 x 32 km) surrounded by mountains. Moosehead Lake is the largest single body of fresh water in New England. Offering over 400 miles (640 km) of shoreline, this pristine lake supports magnificent wildlife viewing opportunities and fishing. It’s home to an array of waterfowl and songbirds,including loons, hawks, and bald eagles. Abundant fauna include moose, deer, otter, beaver, bobcat, and many other species. Mount Kineo, located about a mile (1.6 km) across Moosehead Lake from Rockwood, towers nearly 800 feet (240 m) above the water's surface. Rich in history and folklore, Mt. Kineo makes for a great day-trip just 30 minutes away. A ferry provides transportation to the mountain, where you can enjoy hiking or play a scenic round of golf.

Moosehead Lake scenic cruises on the steamer Katahdin offer a unique New England travel experienceMaine Hiking, Maine Waterfalls, and Nearby Maine State Parks
Baxter State Park. The mountain is the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail (which passes close to Greenville), and offers spectacular views, hiking trails and adventure travel opportunities whose borders contain 46 mountain peaks and ridges, and 175 miles (281 km) of trails. Baxter State Park's Closer to home, Lily Bay, Maine State Park, just minutes from The Cozy Moose, offers a variety of excellent hiking trails and cross country ski trails for you to explore. Wildlife and birds thrive amongst the variety of ferns, and plant life throughout the park. Borestone Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary offers wildlife exhibits, excellent bird watching, a scenic nature trail and historical artifacts. If your looking for a great vacation in Maine, the Moosehead Lake Region is sure to please.

Greenville Maine Attractions
Greenville is the gateway to the entire Moosehead Lake region and the North Woods making it one of the best Maine vacation places to stay. The town of Greenville has something for everyone, including local crafts, gift shops, antiques, museums, and a variety of dining experiences. At the Moosehead Historical Society and the Moosehead Marine Museum, you’ll learn about the region’s unique natural and cultural heritage. The Historical Society holds Maine’s second-largest collection of Native American artifacts. At the Moosehead Marine Museum, you'll enjoy learning how Moosehead Lake has shaped the history of our region, then experience some of that history by taking a leisurely lake cruise on the restored steamer Katahdin.

Moxie Falls near Moosehead Lake, Maine - a nature vacation attractionNo New England travel experience is complete without a sampling of local cuisine. Greenville is home to several restaurants offering American and international menus and styles from carry out pizza to fine dining. However, Cozy Moose guests who prefer to relax and eat in can grocery shop in town and then prepare meals using our fully equipped kitchens.

For guests who prefer not to cook during their stay, meal services and catering are available. Relax on your Maine vacation and let someone else do the cooking for you.

Enjoy Maine Lake Vacations and Nature Adventure Tours – All Four Seasons
For four-season outdoor fun and adventure in New England, a lake vacation in Maine can’t be beat. Throughout the year, Maine vacationing in the Moosehead Lake region provides an abundance of outdoor recreational activities, including fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking and golf. Maine nature vacation travel tourism opportunities include Maine nature tours and moose safaris, horseback riding, and float-plane tours.The area also boasts many scenic mountain vacation hiking trails (including the famed Appalachian Trail) and nearby waterfalls.

Maine moose safaris is a fun adventure for the family and one of the most popular things to do in Maine Moosehead Lake Region. Various moose safari tours are available from a scenic boat cruise moose safari to private guided moose tours with Maine Registered Guides. We offer private guided Maine moose tours and nature trips that depart from our lake cabins giving you the ultimate nature trip experience available in The Moosehead Lake Region. Private tours set up for 8 or more guests get special group rates.

Excellent fishing at Moosehead Lake, MaineIn the Spring, watch the awesome awakening of nature as wildflowers and fiddleheads emerge from the ground, listen to waterfalls and streams flowing, a variety of birds return to our area, and fishing for salmon and trout lures many to our lake and streams. Enjoy a half day Maine Fishing Trip with a professional fishing guide partner. Explore the Moosehead Maine birding trails and take advantage of great moose watching opportunities in the spring as the moose come out of the woods along the roadsides in the Moosehead Lake Region. Click here for Maine vacation travel information on Maine Spring Trips

During Summer all of nature beckons, as Moosehead Lake is the ultimate Maine travel lake vacation destination. Explore lake and mountains or day-tour the region in search of antiques, history and wildlife. Rent a canoe or kayak or a book a Maine Whitewater Rafting trip with Northeast Guide Service based in Greenville offering guests to Moosehead Lake Region local Maine River Trips and whitewater adventures, and discover Moosehead Lake first-hand.

Brilliant New England fall foliage at Moosehead Lake, Maine - New England travel at its finest On crisp Autumn days, you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of fall foliage from your Cozy Moose cabin, or take a relaxing, scenic drive around the historic Moosehead Lake Region. Fall hunting and fishing seasons are tops in The Moosehead Lake Region, and we can point you to the best local guides and outfitters.


For Maine Winter vacation fun, The Moosehead Lake Region offers something for everyone. Cozy Moose offers snowmobile rentals (plus direct access from your Cozy Moose cabin to the extensive Moosehead Lake snowmobile trail system. Many guests enjoy Moosehead Lake Ice Fishing, snowshoeing, dog sled nature tours, Nordic skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoe tours and ice skating. Let us help you plan a perfect New England winter vacation in Maine.

Let The Cozy Moose be your Maine vacation travel headquarters for your New England lake vacation getaway. We offer Moosehead Lakeside rentals wtih a sandy beach for swimming, a private dock for boating and fishing, and a grassy play area for recreation and picnics. We can rent you a boat, canoe or kayak so you can fish and explore the Moosehead Lake Region. We can also help you arrange nature vacation Maine adventure tours, photography expeditions, and sporting excursions through experienced local guides and Maine outfitters. Call The Cozy Moose at 207-695-0242 for Moosehead Lake vacation planning assistance.

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