Schooner American Eagle location - Rockland, Maine

Directions

The Schooner American Eagle has made Rockland Harbor home since ending her fishing days in 1984.

For those of you using GPS to find us, the address is:
11 Front Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

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Getting Here

Rockland is located in mid-coast Maine and there are a variety of ways to get here.

By Air: Major airlines fly to the Portland Jetport  (PWM). From Portland it’s a two-hour trip to Rockland either by bus (Concord Coach Line: 1-800-639-3317) or limo (Mid-Coast Limo: 1-800-937-2424 ~ Advance reservations required).
Another option is to fly Cape Air (800-428-4322) on one of their many daily flights between Logan Airport in Boston (BOS) and Rockland (RKD).

By Bus: Concord Coach: (1-800-639-3317) provides regular service to Rockland from Logan Airport and South Station in Boston or from their terminal in Portland.

By Car:  Four hours by car from Boston, two from Portland.
When traveling from southern Maine on the Maine Turnpike (Interstate-95 North), take Exit 52.
Follow I-295 North. Take Exit 28, “Coastal Route – Brunswick/Bath and Rockland”.
Follow U.S. Route 1 North (approximately 40 miles) to Rockland.

  • When you reach Rockland if you’re traveling from southern Maine,
    go straight through the first two traffic lights.
    At the third light, turn left onto Main Street.
    Follow Route 1 North for just a little less than a mile.
    Turn right just BEFORE the Irving gas station/convenience store.
    Turn right again and come down over the hill. You’ll see the schooner. Come through the gate and park.
    (Free Parking on the wharf.)
  • If you’re coming from the west (Augusta),
    at the intersection of Route 1 (at McDonalds) and the Route 1 Bypass, turn right and go about a tenth of a mile.
    Turn left as soon as you’ve passed the Irving gas station.
    Take your first right, down over the hill and you’ll see the schooner. Come through the gate and park.
    (Free Parking on the wharf.)
  • If you’re coming from the north (Bangor),
    go straight through the intersection at McDonalds.
    About a tenth of a mile later, turn left as soon as you’ve passed the Irving gas station which will be on your left.
    Take your first right, down over the hill and you’ll see the schooner. Come through the gate and park.
    (Free Parking on the wharf.)

Staying in Rockland:

Guests on schooner trips often stay in Rockland before or after their voyage to explore the area. Walk along the breakwater for excellent views of the harbor. Rockland’s historic district contains art galleries, restaurants and bookstores. Lighthouses, antique shops, beaches and summertime festivals offer something for everyone.

Accommodations:   Along with several motels, Rockland has a number of historic bed and breakfast and inns.   A few we would recommend are listed on our Links Page.  For others check with the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.