Trips We Love
Experience more Maine—ride the Amtrak Downeaster to Brunswick! You'll travel in comfort and style and arrive just one block from downtown Brunswick.
No cars are required to enjoy all the outdoor activities, distinctive shops, antique stores, and thriving arts scene with multiple galleries, museums, and theaters. Stroll through Brunswick's quaint downtown, which features handsome mansions in Federal, Greek revival, and Italianate styles.
Starting June 4, 2014, enjoy a visit to the theater with a Downeaster Maine State Music Theater Package! Ride in comfort to enjoy quality shows all summer long. Don’t miss out on our Rail, Land & Sail Spectacular with the Maine Eastern Railroad with a 5-day, 4-night ride from Brunswick to Rockland/Camden to Portland. Visit Downeaster Packages for more info.
Visit the Brunswick Farmers Market or enjoy a walking tour of the city. Delve into the rich history of Brunswick's many influential former residents including Joshua Chamberlain, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin while her husband, Calvin Stowe, taught at Bowdoin College.
For those with more culinary interests, with nearly 60 restaurants to choose from, Brunswick has become a premier destination for uniquely diverse dining. Within walking distance of the Brunswick station is an eclectic mix of coffee houses, gelaterias, wine bars, taverns, sandwich shops and restaurants offering a tasty array of choices that will please every mood and palate.
However you choose to spend your getaway, Brunswick offers a wide variety of summer activities and events to relax and unwind.