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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
From $54.00
 
Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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More Off The Beaten Path in Maine

Casco Bay Ferry Lines, Old Port, Portland, Maine

If you didn't know about it, it would be easy to miss the Casco Bay Ferry Lines Terminal, that is on the corner of Commerical St. where Franklin St. ends at the Waterfront on the Old Port.The ferries...
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ladyanne
Aug 19, 2005

Griffin's Cove, Best Swimming Hole Cliff Is. Maine

Griffin's Cove is a nice cut out cove that is shallow in parts and makes a great place for small children to swin and play in the water. The best part is that when the tide is completely out, the hot...
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ladyanne
Aug 16, 2005

The Bluffs on Cliff Island, Casco Bay, Maine

This is definately off the beaten path, as a matter of fact it is at the end of the path, you can't go any further than walk out into the deep blue sea.The Bluffs on Cliff Island are the far side of...
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ladyanne
Jul 13, 2005

Visit the Northern Lakes Region

An area of Maine that is popular with state residents but usually gets ignored by out-of-state visitors are the northern lakes. One fall, as the leaves were changing, we spent some time hiking the...
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AKtravelers
Jun 30, 2005

Walk through an Old Cemetary

Although this may seem macabre, it's great fun to wander through old cemetraries in Maine. Many of them have beautiful country settings or views of the seacoast. Often they have old headstones marking...
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AKtravelers
Jun 30, 2005

Attend a Wild Blueberry Festival

Since Maine produces 85% of the world's wild blueberries, there are several festivals in which the blueberry is featured. The state even elects a Wild Blueberry Queen (see our travelogue). The...
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AKtravelers
Oct 02, 2004
 
 
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See a Pie-eating Contest at the Fair

Maine, being a rural state, has dozens of country fairs going on in August. These are great ways to get a feeling for what life is like in small-town New England. Among the most fun things to watch at...
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AKtravelers
Oct 02, 2004

The Lumbermen's Museum

I was very disappointed to see that the Lumberjack show was closed for the season down in Bar Harbor. Not that I'm all into this kind of thing, it just seemed like a funny thing to check out. However,...
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PA2AKgirl
Sep 26, 2004

It's For You...

Okay, so I definitely like to go to places that wouldn't appeal to most people. The barbed wire museum in Kansas is my personal favorite, but that didn't keep us from finding a runner up on this road...
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PA2AKgirl
Sep 22, 2004

Ft. Western is still around from 1754

Although there is not much reason to get off the highway and drive into Augusta, history buffs might be interested in tiny, old Ft. Western, built in 1754 on the banks of the Kennebec River. It is the...
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AKtravelers
Sep 15, 2004

Belfast Bay Brewing Company

We were heading down the coast from Bar Harbor to Portland and the main beer stop was to be Camden but Dublin looked like a scenic place too. I have to add that last minute I learned of a great...
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richiecdisc
Nov 17, 2003

Desert of Maine...

Well, actually this place is quite popular but I had never heard of it before so must be mostly known by the gray bus crowd. We camped here and as part of our fee, we got free tickets to visit this...
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richiecdisc
Nov 17, 2003

behind the old port...

Portland is a real port town with a bustlng modern area as well as the historical old town. It is easy to imagine life here 100 years ago and if you go behind the main tourist areas, you will be all...
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richiecdisc
Nov 17, 2003

St. Lawrence Street Church

St. Lawrence Street Church was at the far end of Congress Street and made for an interesting departure from the main tourist area. Unfortunately, it was in an awful state but would be a nice place for...
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richiecdisc
Nov 17, 2003

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Top Hotels in Maine

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1050 Westbrook Street, Portland, Maine, 04102, United States
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Newport Drive, Bar Harbor, Maine, 04609, United States
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Route 3, five miles south of Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine, United States
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95 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine, 04046, United States
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62 Beachmere Place, Ogunquit, Maine, 03907, United States
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2 Roussin St., Old Orchard Beach, Maine, 04064, United States
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Top Things to Do in Maine

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Lighthouses of Portland & the Area

We started with Two Lights, a pair of lighthouses near Portland. Neither one is very exciting to photograph. One is now part of a private home, but there is a small beach close by and you can stop...
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Thunderhole

Thunder Hole is located along the park loop road. There is a large parking area and even a gift shop. Thunder Hole is across the street from the parking area so be careful crossing. It is a short walk...
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Beautiful Harbor Views

Like I've said, Kennebunkport is your typical quaint New England seaside town. So when you get there, take a walk around and enjoy the harbor. It's not as if you can miss it. They've placed a bunch...
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Paul Bunyan

The legendary Paul Bunyan is reputed to be from this area. In his honor, the good people of Bangor have a massive tribute to him right in front of Bangor Auditorium. He was a gift to the city on it's...
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The Marginal Way

We set out to walk The Marginal Way, not realizing how long a walk it was for the time in which we did it. It was around 1pm, with temps in the 80s, and extremely humid. And there are very few shady...
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Nubble Lighthouse

Around Nubble you'll spot some beautiful boulders, wildlife, beaches. Enjoy it all! Luckily, there's adequate parking at Nubble which you'll find helpful when checking the place out. We took...
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"MAINE.....The Way Life Should Be !!!!!!"
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richiecdisc

"Multifaceted Maine: New England's Crown Jewel"
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AKtravelers

"Maine: Life the way it should be?"
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LoriPori

"MAINE - LOBSTERS & LIGHTHOUSES"
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"Pinetree State"
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