BATH, Maine — Maine’s ragged coastline boasts one charming village after another. From Kennebunk to Wiscasset to Camden, they flaunt their prettiness. Each is a gem.
Bath, in the middle of the coast on the Kennebec River, is a treasure of a different sort. A shipbuilding hub for centuries, it revels in its history and its work ethic. Don’t get me wrong: Its downtown area has charm, and its restaurants know how to cook a lobster. But you visit Bath to learn about ships, not to say, “Awww, how cute.”
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