A travel guide to Maine, United States of America providing Maine tourism and travel information.
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Overview

Maine is a perfect place to plan your next vacation, and the state is known as “Vacationland” for good reason. Maine's breathtaking natural scenery includes diverse, rugged coastline and a lush mountain interior, and visitors will find endless recreation and entertainment options including skiing, sailing, the country's finest art museums, intriguing historic landmarks, spectacular beaches, unbelievable antique shopping, golfing and whale watching. Maine travel offers surprises around every corner, and a great diversity of atmospheres. Southern Maine is home to beachside resort communities and sophisticated cities, while farmland and towering forests dominate the northern part of the state. The southern towns of Ogunquit and Kennebunkport are famous for their graceful bed and breakfasts and Victorian sensibilities. Maine tourism provides wide range of activities to the travelers.

A travel to Maine offers options for every season. Visit historic picturesque lighthouses and hidden beaches in the spring and summer, while the winter is perfect for dog-sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and ice skating. Fall is the perfect time for hunting and vibrant fall foliage experiences. Shopping in Maine means L.L. Bean, the outlets at Freeport and Kittery, incredible antique shopping, artisan boutiques and galleries. Spend the day shopping the fabulous outlet centers, and finish with an early evening whale watch. The state is a haven for seafood lovers, as lobsters and unique seafood eateries dominate the dining arena. Enjoy the fresh daily catch along the shore of Boothbay Harbor while you watch the lobster and fishing boats pass by. Visitors can hike the famous White Mountains, and finish with a seafood feast in Portland, “America’s Most Livable City” according to Forbes Magazine... Portland also hosts a rich and divers arts community.  Art lovers will enjoy the museum in Rockland, but for an even more unforgettable experience, journey to see the artist colony on the remote island of Monhegan. Experience the fantastic lighthouses and abandoned forts when you take a sea kayak along the historic North Coastline. In Augusta, visit the State Museum of Maine and one of the oldest military forts in the country, Old Fort Western.

Go to Bar Harbor to experience all Maine has to offer conveniently located in one central area. Bar Harbor is also known as the gateway to Acadia National Park.  Both the town and the park have incredible offerings.  Bar Harbor is a classic coastal village and showcases charter sailing, fishing, wild and rugged scenery, the quintessential seaside lobster bake, and plenty of Maine hospitality. Bar Harbor is located on the east side of Mount Desert Island, directly off Maine’s central coast. The island is reachable by a bridge spanning Mount Desert Island Narrows. The village can also be reached by the water, and seasonal ferry service is available between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Maine's only neighboring state is New Hampshire. Maine is also border to Canada.


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