It has been a hard fought battle, and so it is with many thanks and much appreciation that gay marriage has come to the state of Maine. The Boothbay area makes a very diverse destination to any and all who want to tie the knot. Whether you are interested in a large wedding or simply want to quietly elope, Boothbay Harbor and the surrounding towns will welcome you. There are many different types of lodging, from grand historic resorts, cozy inns and B&Bs, to budget motels. Dining options are numerous; seafood that is fresh off the boats, ethnic restaurants, oyster bars and roof top bistros are just some of the choices to be had. Whether you want to spend your time boating, golfing, touring the spectaular Botanical Gardens, antiquing, shopping, or eating, you will find the Boothbay penisula a very tolerant and unique destination that welcomes both gay and straight couples.