Maine Travel Guide

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Bar Harbor

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244,632,60

Portland

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345,602,26

Acadia National Park

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287,627,2

Old Orchard Beach

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66,130,22

Ogunquit

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100,155,49

Kennebunkport

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82,270,25

Vinalhaven

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39,83,0

York Beach

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37,68,8

Bangor

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58,72,21

Blue Hill

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22,25,2

Kittery

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42,146,8

Mount Desert Island

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36,54,0

Baxter State Park

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28,43,0

Boothbay Harbor

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22,41,19

Lubec

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14,30,7

Cape Elizabeth

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23,60,1

Rockland

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31,58,6

Cape Neddick Nubble

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11,43,0

Bath

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16,49,9

York Village

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8,47,0

Millinocket

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12,21,7

Belfast

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22,52,13

Bingham

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12,78,1

Stonington

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14,23,0

Poland

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7,10,1

Calais

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3,6,2

Cranberry Isles

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7,16,0

Raymond

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17,35,1

Freeport

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16,54,21

Lebanon

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6,10,0

Patten

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18,20,1

Friendship

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10,17,0

Georgetown

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11,22,3

Orono

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4,8,2

Monhegan Island

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7,10,0

Spruce Head

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6,13,1

Bethel

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11,8,18

Old Town

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4,1,0

Port Clyde

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6,14,0

Smuttynose Island

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5,4,0

Wells

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15,28,21

Augusta

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9,17,8

Camden

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11,66,22

Corea

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0,0,1

Fryeburg

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9,21,4

Maine

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7,9,1

Rangeley

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0,3,0

Saco

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1,8,5

Sand Beach

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0,2,0

Scarborough

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0,0,12

Sebago Lake

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0,6,0

South Berwick

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9,28,0

Trenton

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7,51,5

Bar Harbor

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  • Gaylin's

    Bar Harbor Restaurants

    Galyn's restaurant has a very reasonable seventeen dollar lobster special. It's a great downtown restaurant with good décor, excellent food and reasonable prices to boot! A must eat place in Bar Harbor Lobster

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  • Bar Harbor Inn

    Bar Harbor Hotels

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

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  • Pizza

    Bar Harbor Restaurants

    Its difficult to get a good meal at a decent price in Bar Harbor. Rosalie's is an exception, with decent pizza but also it very popular and crowded. So get here early or late for a reasonable priced meal.

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Portland

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  • Lighthouses of Portland & the Area

    Portland Things to Do

    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 for lunch at the Lobster Shack. Portland Head Light was gorgeous. We got there an hour or so before sunset, looked at the fortifications, and...

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  • Embassy Suites Hotel Portland

    Portland Hotels

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

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  • J's Oyster Bar

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Portland Restaurants

    I recently took a trip to Portland with some friends who have been raving for months about J's Oysters. They had been several times and were really looking forward to letting me experience some of the best food in Portland, as they claimed. Unfortunately, things at J's have apparently changed drastically since they were last there two years ago....

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Acadia National Park

  • Thunderhole

    Acadia National Park Things to Do

    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 to an overlook platform. There is an impressive interpretive sign explaining a little bit about Thunder Hole. It was created by waves crashing into...

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  • Blackwoods Campground

    Acadia National Park Hotels

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

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  • Thunder Hole Gift Shop

    Acadia National Park Shopping

    I was surprised to find a gift shop at the Thunder Hole parking lot. Much of the items here can be found at the Hull's Cove Visitor Center but I must say, this gift shop had a nice selection. I found stickers and souvenir items I didn't recall seeing elsewhere. The shop is in a two room shack of sorts. They also have hats and sunglasses if you need...

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Old Orchard Beach

  • Take the trolley to the beach!

    Old Orchard Beach Transportation

    A trolley service connects most campgrounds to the beach so for only $1 per person, you can forget about driving through the busy streets of Old Orchard Beach and paying for parking. When booking a campground, just make sure to ask if that service is offered. Not only is it convenient, but it makes for a really fun ride!

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  • The Beach House

    Old Orchard Beach Hotels

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

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • VISIT THE PIER

    Old Orchard Beach Things to Do

    WE WERE THERE IN MID-MAY, when the tourist season had not gotten into full swing yet. so there was only one tavern open on the pier. But the pier looked like it would be pretty lively later on.CLICK THE PHOTO TO SEE MORE...

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Ogunquit

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  • Don't miss breakfast at Bintliff's

    Ogunquit Restaurants

    The best breakfasts ever! Try the raspberry almond pancakes, the creme brûlée French toast, or the champagne eggs Benedict. All fabulous!! A bit more pricey... About $11.95, but absolutely worth it! We go to Ogunquit about 2-3 times a year and go every time. Not really a kid place, but if it's just adults you can't miss at this restaurant. Have a...

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  • The Beachmere Inn

    Ogunquit Hotels

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

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  • Beachfire - Better Than Ever

    Ogunquit Restaurants

    Shame on me that it took reading someone else's harsh review of this place from 2009 to put the record straight, and acknowledge a gem of a place.For several years now, Beachfire Bar & Grille has transitioned from a place to pop in while in Ogunquit for those amazing $4.99 Happy Hour martinis and cosmos to a favorite restaurant with great prices,...

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Kennebunkport

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  • Seashore Trolley Museum

    Kennebunkport Things to Do

    We drove from Salem up Route 1, heading into Maine. After a shopping stop at Kittery, we headed north, looking to see what we might find. And what we found was the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. It's off the main road a short way and is a large compound filled with old trolley cars and some busses in various states of repair. They have...

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  • Nonantum Resort

    Kennebunkport Hotels

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

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  • An original Maine Brewery with great...

    Kennebunkport Restaurants

    In theory, Jack's is not in Kennebunkport; it is in Kennebunk which means you walk across the small bridge to get to it. However, it is much easier to get to Jack's from Kennebunkport than from Kennebunk if you are in central Kennebunk. We were not; we were just across the river from Kennebunkport exactly where Federal Jack's is located.You climb...

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Vinalhaven

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  • Slippery rocks.....beware

    Vinalhaven Warnings and Dangers

    When hiking or exploring the beaches- mosty rocky ones.....be on guard for the seaweed covered rocks.....they are VERY slippery.....and the wet darkly colored ones are slimy and slippery too. Use cation when jumping from rock to rock or climbing down to the edge of the sea. One can easily end up soaked because of a slick step. Don't forget that the...

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  • Rockland - Vinalhaven Ferry

    Vinalhaven Transportation

    The only way to get to Vinalhaven is by ferry. You catch it at Rockland (not Rockport, which is a few miles to the north, as my husband insisted - good thing I was driving and knew where I was going). No reservatons are required if you are going without a car. Mind you, these are tiny ferries. If you want to take your car, you'd better make your...

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  • Maine in a pure form.........

    Vinalhaven Off The Beaten Path

    Staying for a week on Vinalhaven is like living inside a Norman Rockwell painting. The people are friendly, the town is charming, life's pace is comfortable here. The 4th of July parade is America at it's best. The town is centered around a harbor filled with a large lobster fleet. If you like nature there are numerous walks through out the island....

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York Beach

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  • $23 Clam Strips Dinner

    York Beach Restaurants

    I am a seasonal camper at Eatons in York and I dine at many restaurant s in the area from May to October. I decided to try Fox's with my wife and a guest on Sat Oct 1st 2011. I ordered the $23 fried clam diiner and got three whole belly clams on top of a pile of clam strips. I asked to see the Mgr or Owner and was told she was not available but...

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  • Union Bluff Hotel

    York Beach Hotels

    Located downtown in the heart of York Beach, near Short Sand Beach. The Union Bluff Hotel offers...

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  • BOCCE ON THE BEACH

    York Beach Sports & Outdoors

    Bocce is a popular activity on Long Sands Beach. There's not enough space on Short Sands to sling your balls... (sorry, couldn't resist). What is Bocce? It's kind of like bowling on the beach.The goal is to get your Bocce ball as close as possible to the pallino, a smaller ball which is rolled first. The bocce coming closest to the pallino...

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Bangor

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  • Paul Bunyan

    Bangor Things to Do

    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 125th anniversary in 1959. He stands 31 feet high and weighs 3,700 pounds. Axe in hand, he smiles down at traffic passing by on it's way into downtown...

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  • Hampton Inn Bangor Bar Harbor

    Bangor Hotels

    We stay many times at this hotel. The prices are right in the off season. The staff are friendly and...

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  • A very unique bar

    Bangor Restaurants

    This place is very... unique. It certainly takes it's name seriously, as we stopped by a few days before Mardi Gras and the place was decked out in decorations for the big event taking place thousands of miles away in New Orleans. This was the first time we've been here, so I dunno if it's like that all the time or if it was in excess due to the...

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Blue Hill

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  • FLASH! in the Pans Street Dances

    Blue Hill Nightlife

    If you are traveling in the vacinity of Blue Hill, Maine - not far from Acadia National Park - don't miss the chance to attend a street Dance by FLASH! in the Pans Community Steelband. Dan es are held every Monday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day and each event supports a local charity. FLASH! consists of over 30 volunteer musicians. You will...

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  • Blue Hill Inn

    Blue Hill Hotels

    Blue Hill Inn is a charming bed & breakfast that has been accommodating guests since 1840. The inn...

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  • A little piece of heaven

    Blue Hill Restaurants

    An old-fashioned roadside lunch stand with picnic tables has the perfect Maine waterside setting. Enjoy the best crabmeat rolls on the planet while basking in the lovely view of the reversing falls. Ice cream too. Open daily May to mid-September. The locals have loved this place for years. Birdwatching too. Crabmeat rolls with the freshest seafood...

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Kittery

See all 42 Kittery Tips
  • Good Priced Tee Shirts

    Kittery Shopping

    My wife is picky when it comes to her tee shirts and this store usually has the fit and style she wants. My wife prefers v-neck tee shirts in a soft cotton and they have them here in abundance. During our last shopping excursion in May 2015; my wife picked up several tees for $7.99 a piece which is amazingly cheap for the quality you get.

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  • Coachman Inn

    Kittery Hotels

    380 US Route 1, , KITTERY, MAINE 03904

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • A Great Sale on Knockaround Shoes

    Kittery Shopping

    Bass is where I usually go for knockaround work shoes that won't break the bank. They are always having sales so it's easy to save a buck or two. Our last visit here I found a pair of sneakers, loafers and a pair of boots al marked down significantly. I was fortunate to find my size and color preference (if they don't carry your size or color...

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Mount Desert Island

  • Baer Property Rentals

    Mount Desert Island Warnings and Dangers

    Be very wary if you decide to rent a vacation home with Baer Property rentals. We had a pleasant enough experience in Summer 2007, but after our "early bird" deposit was cashed in Oct/Nov of 2007 for the following summer, we heard nothing until six months later, just before the balance was due. We had tried to leave phone messages and email...

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  • Bar-b-cue and Brew - made right there!

    Mount Desert Island Restaurants

    "Mainely Meat" as its name implies, is no place for namby-pamby veggie fascists - its all about mounds of barbecued delights served within spitting distance of Mt. Desert's very own Atlantic Brewing Company brewery.Not a place for those who frown on paper plates and beer served in the bottle - like God intended. You are just as likely to share a...

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  • Walk around Bar Harbor

    Mount Desert Island Favorites

    This is the street with many restaurantsand shops, and goes down to the harborwhere the docks are.There are art galleries, outdoor outfitters,and specialty gift shops.The waterfront has a good view of the bayand the Porcupine Islands.Nice place to walk around and explore.Downtown is walking distance from manyof the hotels.See the second picture for...

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Baxter State Park

  • Hike up Mount Katahdin

    Baxter State Park Things to Do

    This is after a long rather steepclimb up the side of the mountain.There is a flattened out area for a ways, and then the final ascentto the top. Northern end of theAppalachian Trail.View toward the north with smaller mountains withglacial boulder gougesView of valley with lakes and surrounding peaks andKnife Edge down to Pamola Peak is good on a...

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  • Walk along the Knife Edge Trail

    Baxter State Park Things to Do

    Descent from main Katahdin peak. Goes over to Pamola PeakSteep on both sides. Best for more experienced hikersThis photo from September 1978

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  • Hiking

    Baxter State Park Things to Do

    The main activity at Baxter State Park is to climb Mt. Katahdin. Baxter Peak is the east end of the Appalachian Trail.If you take the Hunt Trail, which begins and ends at the Katahdin Stream Campground, the trek will be approximately 17 kms in length, round-trip. For this reason, people are encouraged to start around 6:00 am.Click on "3 more...

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Lubec

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  • Walk through a bog!

    Lubec Off The Beaten Path

    This was my first time to visit a bog. This one is a part of the hiking trails of Quoddy Head State Park. You will have to hike about a quarter of a mile on the Inland Trail to arrive at the bog. There is a boardwalk through the bog with nice interpretive signs. We visited at a time when many of the plants were in bloom.

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  • The Peacock House

    Lubec Hotels

    Lubec, Maine, 04652, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • View the plants of a bog

    Lubec Off The Beaten Path

    We visited West Quoddy State Park in early June and found it to be a nice time to visit because many of the plants were in bloom. The West Quoddy Head Bog is a part of the hiking trails of the park. The park map gives easy directiions to get to it. One of the plants I found interesting was the pitcher plant. You could see the water standing inside...

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The north-easternmost state in the union, a Maine vacation has much to offer, given its unique border shared with New Hampshire, New Brunswick, and the Atlantic Ocean. You could go skiing at Sunday...