Maine What to Pack

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Maine What to Pack

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    You can get good street maps for Maine from Rand Mcnally or American Maps or AAA (if you are a member) but one of the better guide books is called "Maine: Explorers Guide" by Tree and English. It is full of ideas of where to go and what to see, best places to eat and shop, and some important history items that round out your vacation experience....

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  • Bring a Good Sleeping Bag to Maine

    Even in the months of July and August, most Maine nights can get chilly. The temperature almost always gets below 70F or 21C at night and on many summer nights it can get even colder. If you're camping out in the spring and fall, expect it to be really chilly. When we camp in Maine, we always bring a sleeping bag rated for very wintery...

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  • Summers are Pleasant, Winters are Cold

    If you are packing for a visit to Maine in the summer, assume pleasant temperatures from late May through mid-September. On the occasional rainy day, it can be cool, so bring jeans and a jacket, but usually you'll find shorts and a shirt to be perfect. A typical Maine summer day will be cool, moderately humid with temperatures around...

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  • Bug Spray and Calamine Lotion!!!

    As light as possible, either carry on the ferry or ship at the freight office at the ferry dock. Shorts, t-shirts, bathing suit, towels, slicker, sweat shirt, sandles and sneakers. Calamine lotion, alcohol ( to wash off if you get in contact with poison ivy). bug spray. Lots of film or lots of room on your digital card. Beach towels for the...

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  • you will take lots of photos....

    Wet weather gear is essential for everyone tackling longer hikes like Mt. Katahdin. Wide angle for city photography and landscapes, zoom for wildlife. A good tent will save you heaps of money, rooms ain't cheap on the Maine coast. Lost of film, you will need it when driving around coastal towns like Dublin on the Main coast.

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  • Mosquito repellent and rain gear!

    Waterproof or resistant hiking boots.Good goretex (or something like it) jacket. Mosquito repellent. Water resistant camera bag. Rain fly.

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    Make sure you have some kind of rain gear with you. If you plan to do any serious hiking, bring some good hiking boots that are waterproof. At the very least, make sure you have an umbrella along, for it rains a lot up north.I'd bring warm clothes, too. Even in July it won't get much hotter than 80F or 28C. Usually it's 5 - 10 degrees cooler....

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    Bring warm clothing and go in the summer. It gets cold up there! Whatever works, or if you don't have it, whatever will do. If you don't have that either, at least bring a pencil and paper for sketching. Don't forget a healthy appetite! You'll never get another opportunity like you get here.

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    I can only speak for the days in summer, but if you're there then, you'd be fine in shorts or even long pants. It's in-between temperature, where it's not too hot, but it's not too cold either. Anyway, temps were in the 70's.

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  • Packing List

    welcome to maine, all you need to fit in is: -an old umbrella-matching teal tank top and shorts-bottle of apple juiceand -a walmart bag to carry your things around with.

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    Just a regular old napsack will get the job done In the summer months it can reach temps in the high 90's and at night in the 60's to 70's.In the winter months be prepared to have warm clothing. insect repellant in the summer months (black flies) Dont leave food out cause of bears

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    From October to April it can be quite crisp outside, so pack long sleve shirts and heavy coats. Skiing is popular in the Winter, which is usually around 20-30(F) degress. In the Summer, June through September is very nice, mostly never to hot, mostly 75-85 degress. Pack shorts and a bathing suit. I wouldn't advise smimming in the ocean even in...

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  • Packing List

    If you're going hiking, you want some good hiking boots. The trails in Acadia are often rock/granite. Whatever you do, take BUG SPRAY. I didn't use it as much as I should have, and have the bites to prove it.

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    It gets a bit chilly near the ocean, so make sure to bring along a sweater and a wind breaker. The rocks along the coastline are quite slippery due to the surf, so make sure to have good shoes, preferably waterproof with good grips.

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  • Embassy Suites Hotel Portland

    Worst experience ever !!! We booked Hilton Honors reward reservation- a non-smoking room with double...

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  • Bar Harbor Inn

    Our family has stayed here several times over the past 25 years, usually in the Ocean Front Lodge....

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  • Blackwoods Campground

    Only one of 2 campgrounds actually in Acadia National Park, Blackwoods is really in the middle of it...

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  • Nonantum Resort

    It is a very lovely accomodation, on a river, with a beautiful garden. Perfect for wedding party....

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  • The Beachmere Inn

    My family had a family reunion here for one week in August 2000. We had 65 family members aged 6...

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  • The Beach House

    2 Roussin St., Old Orchard Beach, Maine, 04064, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hilton Garden Inn Bangor

    250 Haskell Road, Bangor, Maine, 04401, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Coachman Inn

    380 US Route 1, , KITTERY, MAINE 03904

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Grand Harbor Inn

    14 Bay View Landing, Camden, Maine, 04843, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

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