Maine's Best Attractions
Maine Lighthouses are spectacular, perched high on land, standing prominently on outlying islands, or marking the end of rocky coastal breakwaters. There are over 60 lighthouses on Maine's coast and islands, from the most photographed Nubble Light in York to the eastern most lighthouse in the country - the West Quoddy Headlight. See our Maine Lighthouse Page
Maine's 11 foot tide is a sight to behold. The natural ebb and flow twice daily that covers rocks and beaches then recedes to reveal broad stretches of sand is not to be missed. Just be careful where you leave your beach chair or your boat.
Lobsters are Maine's best bounty from the sea. See them lively in a lobster hold or on a scenic boat tour, in a tank at a seafood market or restaurant, then enjoy them freshly steamed and bright red with butter on your plate. Lobster to Go
Walker's Point, the former summer White House for President Bush, is a spectacular peninsula you can drive past on a scenic tour of Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport.
Mt Katahdin in Baxter State Park is the highest mountain in Maine at 5,271', it is the crown of Baxter State Park. It presents New England's most formidable climb and is a challenge for any hiker. Mt Katahdin is certainly a Maine attraction for those to take in the view or take on the hike.
Mt Battie State Park on the north east side of Camden is an easy drive or hike to spectacular views of Camden, Penobscott Bay and the Coast of Maine.
Acadia National Park is Maine's only National Park, with 35,000 acres primarily located on Mount Desert Island comprised of coastline, Cadillac Mountain, plus extensive lakes, ponds and 33 miles of carriage paths that are ideal for hiking or biking. This Maine attraction has plenty to offer for those simply entertaining the breathtaking view or enjoy a camping trip. More on Acadia Park founded in 1916.
Amusement Parks in Maine, like Palace Playland, represent the last of seaside amusement parks and carnivals in New England. Old Orchard Beach's amusement park includes a century old carousel, a Sun Wheel and thrill rides all with a view of Old Orchard Beach's 7-miles of sand and the sea.
LL Bean in Freeport is the world famous clothier based in Freeport, open 365/24/7. Go to shop he Beanerfor their guaranteed to last clothing and sporting goods or just to get a picture of the oversized Bean boot at this flagship store, since 1912.
Maine Moose are the official state a
nimal and are best found at dawn and dusk, or on a moose safari, in the Lakes and Mountains, Maine Highlands, Aroostook and Kennebec regions. The Maine moose population is around 30,000. See our Moose Safari Page
Maine Windjammers are the largest fleet in the US with over 13 vessels, a beautiful sight under sail. The Windjammers set sail from Penobscot Bay, Boothbay and Bar Harbor. See Our Windjammers in Maine Page