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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
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Two Hour Salem Morning Stroll Historical Tour
"The Salem Morning Stroll is an eclectic and conversational two hour guided history tour through Salem’s walkable downtown a stop at the historic Hawthorn Hotel the waterfront Salem Witch Trials Memorial and the 1637 Burial Point. Consider this tour to be your personal invitation to become familiar with this storied New England seaport and “Witch City”.The walk is interpreted by local tour guide and story teller Kennet from the witchcraft trials to the snake oil salesmen writers
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More Tourist Traps in Maine

Freeport, Maine

We pretty much regretted stopping here, even if but for a night. This was the first place we stopped upon entering the state, our first Maine experience, and it was thoroughly disappointing. I say...
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WheninRome
Nov 25, 2006

Acadia National Park: To go or not to go?

Acadia National Park has its charms and should not properly be called a tourist trap. At the same time, however, if you are visiting Maine only to go to Acadia and expecting the same National Park...
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AKtravelers
Aug 24, 2005

Perry's Nut House, Belfast-Knox, Maine

This is the ultimate tourist trap but I have to admit that I do love to stop here......it is so funky....and it has all the old fashion gifts I use to love to buy when I was a kid.The beaded and...
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ladyanne
Aug 16, 2005

Downtown "Bah-Habah"

This is definately a tourist trap!! If you go here, there are numerous shops with everything you can possibly think of. Some of the shops sell cheap junk, but the majority of them are very nice....
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Astrobuck
Jan 19, 2005

There's Not Much Exciting in Augusta

Most people would assume that Agusta would be chock full of fine restaurants, exciting nightlife, interesting shops and great culture because it is the capital of Maine. Well, that couldn't be farther...
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AKtravelers
Sep 15, 2004

she's gonna kill me but....

D is gonna kill me for this but it is the only photo I have of our little tour to ShipYard Brewing in Portland, Maine. She can blame it on the flash but maybe she just had a few too many tasters. ;) ...
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richiecdisc
Nov 23, 2003
 
 
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Busy Summer Tourist Season

As on our later trips, we finished off our Baxter State Park experience with a trip to the coast - including Cadillac Mountain on Mt. Desert Island. Once you get out of the northern woods and hit the...
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Bwana_Brown
May 30, 2003

beware july

In the month of July it is best to avoid route 302 from ther hours of 4 to 6 PM drive defensively and beware of the driver passing illegally on the right past a long line of standing traffic Stop at...
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BabciaMaine
Feb 14, 2003

Well inland maine can be ...

Well inland maine can be interesting , some lakes but saddly you can drive a lot to see a little = Boring. My suggestion is see the coastal areas the locals promote and upkeep these areas and they...
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MURRA
Sep 08, 2002

Ogunquit, Maine<br/>The town is...

Ogunquit, MaineThe town is nice but is clog with people in the summer months. Really only has tourist traps and resturants. Other then the beach and the Marginal Way there really isnt anything special...
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luckychance
Aug 26, 2002

Bar Harbor is a MAJOR tourist...

Bar Harbor is a MAJOR tourist trap. It's very hard to get through Ellsworth in the Summer time because everyone is heading to Bar Harbor. Tourist season dies down a bit after Labor Day, but in October...
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mainiacgal
Aug 26, 2002

Bar Harbor Sunset Criuse

Sunset Criuse on the Margaret Todd - a four masted schooner. It was a beautiful sunset, but the cruise part was way over-rated. The boat just circled the harbor. And it was cold. If you go, definitely...
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Sunshine64
Aug 25, 2002

I was a little disappointed in...

I was a little disappointed in the way the coastal cities have become filled with outlet malls and chain restaurants/motels. I made advance plans (via the internet) to stay in Ogunquit not knowing...
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Kay_C
Aug 25, 2002

Freeport, Maine may not be a...

Freeport, Maine may not be a tourist trap, but it sure is full of tourists due to the large number of outlet stores and of course, L.L. Bean's flagship store.Be prepared to 'powershop' if you stop...
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pipsqueak
Aug 24, 2002

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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 &amp; 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 &amp; LIGHTHOUSES"
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BabciaMaine

"Pinetree State"
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