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Maine Travel Guides

Welcome to Maine, the Pine Tree State!

Maine is located in the northeastern quadrant of the United States within the New England region, bordered by New Hampshire and Canada.

This is the 12th smallest state by area and the only state whose name consists of just one syllable.

Capital City: Augusta

Population: About 1.3 million

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Photographic foot bridge in Maine

Maine Highlights

Maine is known for its many lighthouses, rugged coastline, delicious seafood, wild blueberries and outdoor activities. This area along the Atlantic Coast is renown for fishing, especially when it comes to the Maine lobster.

National Parks In Maine:

  • Acadia National Park

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  • Portland
  • Bar Harbor
  • Rockland
  • Booth Bay Harbor
  • Ogunquit
  • Camden
  • Sugarloaf Mountain
Man at the top of Acadia Mountain
Mark at the summit of Acadia Mountain

Acadia National Park

While Acadia National Park is stunning any time of the year, we believe this park really comes into its own during the fall season. Having visited Acadia in October, we were blown away by the stunning fall foliage.

Explore some of our popular guides below to makes the most of your time in Acadia National Park.

  • Best Things To Do In Acadia – 17 amazing recommendations featuring unique hikes, spectacular ocean views, picturesque lakes and stunning photography.
  • The Beehive Trail – A short but thrilling adventurous hike and the ideal warm up for the Precipice Trail.

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Bright fall foliage colors in New England
A winding road featuring gorgeous fall colors

Stunning Fall Foliage

Autumn in Maine and the surrounding area of New England is magical. The northeast is a prime location for leaf peeping and a trip we highly recommend you experience at least once in your lifetime.

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