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MAINE VACATION GUIDE

The Insider’s Guide on What to Do & See in Maine

Get to Know Maine

Our Maine Vacation Guide is a comprehensive travel guide developed by Mainers genuinely interested in helping fellow travelers get access to the kind of quality information they need in order to make the right decisions when planning a Maine vacation trip.

Maine is a beautiful state with a lot to offer for travelers. It is known for its scenic coastline, lighthouses, lobster, moose, fall foliage, and L.L. Bean. The state has several unique regions, each with its own distinctive culture and activities. With miles of coastline, hundreds of lakes, endless rivers and deep forests, visitors can find their perfect vacation spot.

There are many things to do in Maine such as rafting on the Kennebec River, sailing on Penobscot Bay on a vintage Windjammer schooner, relaxing on the beach or simply sightseeing for moose in Baxter State Park. In the autumn, enjoy the spectacular Maine fall foliage. In the winter, you can snowmobile or ski at one of Maine’s many ski resorts.

If you’re planning a trip to Maine, our TakeMe2 Maine Vacation Guide offers valuable and timely information and resources that you can use to help you plan an unforgettable trip for a truly enjoyable Maine vacation experience.

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Courtyard by Marriott Downtown

Waterfront Portland, ME

The Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront is a modern and convenient hotel in the heart of Portland. It offers spacious rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and luxe bedding. The hotel has a high rating for its location, cleanliness, service, and value.

321 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101

Abellona Inn & Suites

Old Orchard Beach, ME

Abellona Inn & Suites offers beachfront comfort in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Newly renovated rooms and suites feature ocean views, while amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub. Our prime location and dedicated staff ensure a memorable coastal getaway for couples, families, and solo travelers. Book now and experience the best of Old Orchard Beach at our charming oceanfront hotel.

1 York Street,
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064

Island View Inn

Rockport, ME

Nestled among 23 pristine acres overlooking Penobscot Bay, the Island View Inn in Rockport, Maine, invites guests to unwind in a tranquil oceanfront setting. Every room boasts a private balcony or patio for soaking in the views. Amenities include a sparkling outdoor pool, manicured gardens, and close proximity to the charming towns of Camden and Rockland.

908 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04856

Maine Vacation Guide Trip Ideas

Maine offers a variety of interesting excursions for travelers, from charming coastlines and scenic mountains to amazing small cities and towns. This collection of articles suggests several popular destinations and activities for day trips in Maine, such as visiting the botanical gardens in Boothbay Harbor, Maine beaches, lighthouses, islands, waterfalls and scenic drives. It also highlights more engaging options for the active traveler including activities like hiking, sailing, train rides, amusement parks, boat tours and more. Simply, visit our Travel Maine Blog to learn more.

Parks & Nature

See the Scenic Wonders of Acadia National Park

Explore scenic Acadia National Park, where you can hike, bike, kayak, or drive along the rocky Maine coastline and enjoy stunning views of mountains, the ocean, and the Maine landscape.

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Sailing & Boat Trips

Sail on a Scenic Maine Windjammer Day Trip

Sail on a classic Maine Windjammer schooner on a day cruise out in beautiful Penobscot Bay, an inlet famous for secluded offshore islands and lobster fishing in Midcoast Maine.

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Destinations & Trips

Camden: The Quintessential Maine Coastal Harbor Town

Camden is a scenic and charming town in Maine’s midcoast. It has a quaint downtown and scenic harbor with an amazing state park. It is a popular summer spot for visitors to Maine.

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TOP MAINE PLACES TO EXPLORE
Map of Maine
POPULAR MAINE TRAVEL SPOTS

Top Maine Destinations

Maine is a state with many diverse locations for travelers of all kinds. You can enjoy the scenic coastline, the rugged mountains, and charming small towns with their vibrant local cultures. Some of the best places to visit in Maine are Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Portland, Camden, Boothbay Harbor and Bar Harbor. You can also explore Maine’s culinary and art scene with local seafood, specialty restaurants, and breweries as well as unique galleries and museums in these popular locations. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventure, historical heritage, culinary delights, artistic inspiration or just rest and relaxation, here are Maine’s top travel spots to consider when planning a vacation trip to Maine.

TOP MAINE ATTRACTIONS & THINGS TO DO
TOP MAINE ATTRACTIONS & THINGS TO DO

Top Things to Do

Maine offers a variety of things to do for travelers who love nature, culture and adventure. You can explore the stunning scenery of Acadia National Park; visit the highest point on the North Atlantic seaboard at Cadillac Mountain; hike miles of trails in the lush forests of Camden Hills State Park; or sail aboard a vintage Windjammer schooner on scenic Penoscot Bay. For more fun and relaxation, you can visit Maine’s amazing beaches; explore botanical gardens; visit the islands of Maine; or try some outdoor sports like sailing, hiking or skiing. No matter what you are looking to do, Maine has something for you to see and do during your stay in Maine. You can start by simply checking out our Maine Vacation Guide recommended list of the top Maine tourist attractions.

Windjammer day sail cruise out of Rockport Harbor, Maine
TOP LODGING PLACES TO STAY IN MAINE
TOP MAINE HOTELS, MOTELS, INNS & CAMPGROUNDS

Top Maine Lodging Spots

Maine has a wide range of lodging options for every taste and budget, from luxury resorts to rustic camping. You can choose to stay in Portland, the best place for first-time travelers with a wide range of attractions, or in a striking seaside hotel in Rockport Maine with an infinity pool, spa and fine dining. You can also enjoy the scenic vistas and comforts of a cliffside inn in Ogunquit, or sleep in a yurt with a wood-fire stove in Bradbury Mountain State Park. Whether you are looking for historic charm, modern amenities, or outdoor adventure, our Maine Vacation Guide has the perfect place for you to stay.

TOP PLACES TO EAT IN MAINE
TOP MAiNE RESTAURANTS, DINERS & EATERIES

Top Maine Dining Options

Maine is a food lover’s paradise, with a variety of restaurants that showcase the state’s fresh seafood, local produce and award-winning chefs. You can savor the classic lobster roll at one of the many waterfront shacks along the coast, or enjoy a fine dining experience at a historic inn in Kennebunkport. You can also sample the eclectic, creative and delicious dishes at Portland’s acclaimed restaurants, such as Central Provisions, Street & Company and Hugo’s just to name a few. Whether you are looking for casual comfort food or elegant cuisine, Maine has a restaurant for you.

Maine Lobster Dinner and Maine Lobster roll

Looking for the best lodging, dining, and vacation activities that Maine has to offer? These are our Top 10 lists of the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions in Maine.

Hotels & Resorts

Having a hard time choosing which hotel or resort for your next Maine vacation trip? We have you covered with our recommended TOP 10 List of Hotels & Resorts in the state of Maine.

Things To Do

Maine offers a multitude of attractions and activities for the ultimate vacation trip. With so many possible options, we’ve got you covered with our recommended list of the TOP 10 Things To Do in Maine.

Maine Beaches

Maine’s coastline brims with stunning beaches, each offering its own unique allure. Here’s our list of the TOP 10 Beaches in Maine that you’ll want to check out during your vacation stay.

TRAVEL MAINE BLOG

Discover the best of Maine with our travel blog highlighting special travel tips, sightseeing suggestions and regional interest stories to make the most of your Maine vacation trip. We bring you insigthful articles about unique places, kid-friendly activities, and regional entertainment that will help in planning your trip to Maine.

MAINE TRAVEL DEALS & DISCOUNTS
MAINE TRAVEL DEALS & DISCOUNTS

Get a Deal

Who doesn’t love a deal? We know we do. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family friendly stay, get a great deal on your Maine vacation. Here’s our list of the best Maine-related travel deals, vacation packages, and special discounts – all in one place – so you can save big and play more.

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