Rockland is a classic Maine coastal town. It is also one of the biggest shipping centers of lobster in the world so next time you are enjoying a scrumptious Maine lobster, just think it may have come from Rockland, the lobster capital of the world! Rockland has been recognized as the “Coolest Small Town in US” by Budget Travel, “Top Adventure Town in Maine” by National Geographic Travel and “Top 9 Small Foodie Towns” in Maine.
Downtown Rockland has great architecture among its historic homes and shops. There are plenty of tasty cafes and restaurants in Rockland serving local seafood of course. Rockland is also home to The Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center where an impressive collection of Maine art is highlighted including paintings by the three generations of the Wyeth family.