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Maine awaits you!

Hey Travel  Friends! Maine is open! The 207 is #Vacationland once again, after over a year of closure!

maine sailboatsIf Maine is “the way life should be”, then your best vacation life awaits you, and you should Visit Maine!

Reasons to Visit Maine…

lighthouse portland lightMaine is beautiful, from sandy beaches stretching out to be strolled, to unspoiled rocky coastlines of glimmer granite.

Maine’s inland fresh crystal clear lakes Sebago and Moosehead Lakes regions and countless others, and interesting swerving sparkling rivers, are ready to be paddled, navigated, explored.

Majestic mountains like Sugarloaf, Katahdin and Kineo await your cameras, packs and boot pack. Blueberry plains and pine tree forest blanket much of the pristine state.

finest kind lobster boat tour1Quaint coastal towns hug the hundreds of inlets and peninsulas that make Maine’s coastline so varied and vast. Kittery to Kennebunkport to Camden and beyond..

Lighthouses serve as landmarks to visit, and remain beacons to boaters at sea. With over 70 lighthouses in the state, Maine does not eclipse Michigan’s number, but Maine’s lights are dramatic, historic – and Portland Headlight is the oldest in the U.S. commissioned by President George Washington.

lobster bake kennebunk river sept breakwaterLobster, clams, oysters, scallops, these are Maine’s seafood treats, plentiful and ready for you to eat. Maine’s world-famous shellfish and fresh fish can be savored in so many ways, however humbly – its always best with butter. Order Maine lobster here

Locals – Maine’s inhabitants, so called Mainahs, are characters, with their wicked accent, colorful if slightly inappropriate inane humor, and funny stories and expressions. There’s no place quite like Maine, and “you can’t get there for here”…

bouys colorfulL.L. Bean boots, bags and hunting gear, and other ingenious Maine inventions, make this state resilient, not weary of bad weather, and creative. Visit Bean’s flagship store in Freeport, also Kittery Trading Post, Reny’s and Marden’s – all Maine originals, to sample a whole new way to shop, sample, stock up, and save.

First place to see the sunrise is Maine, the north-easternmost state in the nation. A drive up Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park at dawn break is a remarkable experience.

red bell3Maine hospitality – Maine has so many unique inns, Bed & Breakfasts, lodges, camps and resorts, each with their own special setting, worth discovering, staying and exploring.

We hope to “sea” you in Maine soon. See why Maine is called Vacationland, and visit our tips on Touring the Coast.

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