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The Downeast Experience


Planning your vacation to Machias promises an adventure-filled escape, and with Downeast Adventures, your experience becomes even more thrilling. As part of your itinerary, consider renting an ATV for an exhilarating exploration of the scenic surroundings. Downeast Adventures offers top-notch ATV rentals, allowing you to traverse the rugged beauty of Machias and its captivating landscapes. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a first-timer, our well-maintained ATVs and expert guidance ensure a safe and exciting journey. Take in the breathtaking sights, from lush forests to picturesque trails, as you embark on an outdoor adventure like no other. Your Machias vacation with Downeast Adventures promises not only relaxation at the Machias River Inn but also an adrenaline-pumping ride through the stunning terrain of Downeast Maine.



Machias is a charming town with a rich history. You can visit the Burnham Tavern Museum, a historic site that played a role in the American Revolution. The Machias Bay Area Trails offer beautiful views of the surrounding area. And don't forget to try the famous blueberry pie at Helen's Restaurant!

Why Downeast?

Downeast Maine is a hidden gem that offers a quieter and more authentic Maine experience than other coastal towns. You can explore the rugged coastline and visit quaint fishing villages that line the coast. The hiking trails in the "Bold Coast" Area are less crowded and offer stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. You can enjoy fresh lobster and other seafood without the crowds.

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