Maine Tourism Places

Maine Tourist Places

Maine is the state which is in the northern part of USA. The rocky beaches and the lobsters have been successful in attracting many tourists to the place. It is known for the number of beaches and the climate which it has. People coming from cold places will definitely enjoy this weather. The quiet coastal villages and the beautiful mountain passes are what Maine is made off. There are many other beautiful things which are trivial but still make a drastic effect on your experience in Maine. Here is the list of cities which are the most famous tourist places in Maine.

Bar Harbor Maine

Bar Harbor Country United States
Bar Harbor State Maine
Bar Harbor County Hancock
Bar Harbor Settled 1763
Bar Harbor Incorporated February 23, 1796
Bar Harbor Government
 - Chair Sandy McFarland
 - Vice-Chair Ruth Eveland
Bar Harbor Area
 - Total 70.4 sq mi (182.4 km2)
 - Land 42.2 sq mi (109.3 km2)
 - Water 28.2 sq mi (73.1 km2)
Bar Harbor Population (2000)
 - Total 4,820
 - Density 114.2/sq mi (44.1/km2)
Bar Harbor Time Zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Bar Harbor ZIP Code 04609
Bar Harbor Area Code(s) 207
Bar Harbor FIPS Code  
Bar Harbor GNIS Feature ID  
Bar Harbor Website Town of Bar Harbor

It is one of the most visited cities in Maine. It is famous for its Mount Desert Island. There are many historical places one can visit when in this city originally built by Wanbanaki tribe. For a tourist in Bar Harbor make sure you have these places in your check list. Bar Harbor Historical Museum is a must watch when in the city. It has the most important historical documentation of the city. Whale Museum is another hub for biology enthusiasts. The scenic beauty of the Cadillac Mountains will be a very pleasant visit. You can do hiking and other major activities when in this place. You can never fall short of water activities and informative hubs when you are in Bar Harbor.  

Cape Elizabeth

Cape Elizabeth Country United States
Cape Elizabeth State Maine
Cape Elizabeth County Cumberland
Cape Elizabeth Incorporated November 1, 1765
Cape Elizabeth Area
 - Total 58.4 sq mi (151.3 km2)
 - Land 14.7 sq mi (38.2 km2)
 - Water 43.7 sq mi (113.1 km2)
Cape Elizabeth Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Cape Elizabeth Population (2000)
 - Total 9,068
 - Density 615.5/sq mi (237.7/km2)
Cape Elizabeth Time Zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Cape Elizabeth ZIP Code 04107
Cape Elizabeth Area Code(s) 207
Cape Elizabeth FIPS Code 23-10180
Cape Elizabeth GNIS Feature ID 0582387

It is known as the city of Lighthouses. The whole city is decorated with beaches, parks and lighthouses. Some of the famous lighthouses in Maine are situated in Cape Elizabeth. Fort Williams is one of the major tourism places. The century old fort is sure to make you feel nostalgic. Portland Head Light Station is the most popular lighthouse in the city. It was built in 1791. Some of the activities which you can go about doing are fishing, sailing, canoeing and various other water sports.


Kennebunkport Country United States
Kennebunkport State Maine
Kennebunkport County York
Kennebunkport Incorporated July 5, 1653
Kennebunkport Government
 - Type Town Meeting
 - Assessor Donald Fiske Sr.
 - Board of Selectmen Timothy Spang
Karen Schlegel
Robert Sullivan
Russel Davenport
Kennebunkport Area
 - Total 22.0 sq mi (56.9 km2)
 - Land 20.6 sq mi (53.4 km2)
 - Water 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Kennebunkport Elevation 26 ft (8 m)
Kennebunkport Population (2000)
 - Total 3,720
 - Density 180.4/sq mi (69.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Kennebunkport ZIP Code 04046
Kennebunkport Area Code(s) 207
Kennebunkport FIPS Code 23-36745
Kennebunkport GNIS Feature ID 0582540
Kennebunkport Website

The Kennebunkport River can be seen all along the city. The city is named after the river which has helped many a people to prosper by depending on it. It is also known as the fishing village. Dock Square is the center of the town and attracts a large number of shipbuilders. The famous Maine Lobster is found in this town in abundance. Some of the beaches which are popular in the town are Goose Rocks beach, Blowing Cave and etc. There are many other things which are available in the town. Golfers and tennis enthusiasts will enjoy having fun in this town.


Ogunquit Country United States
Ogunquit State Maine
Ogunquit County York
Ogunquit Incorporated 1980
Ogunquit Area
 - Total 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km2)
 - Land 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Ogunquit Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Ogunquit Population (2000)
 - Total 1,226
 - Density 299.0/sq mi (115.5/km2)
Ogunquit Time Zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Ogunquit ZIP Code 03907
Ogunquit Area Code(s) 207
Ogunquit FIPS Code 23-54980
Ogunquit GNIS Feature ID 0582646
Ogunquit Website

One of the most beautiful areas around the world which is situated right beside the sea. This is one of the most popular resort towns in Maine. You can engage yourself with lots of water sports when you are visiting this town. This town is also friendly with people who love spending their time in museums. There are more than 1600 pieces of art in the Ogunquit Museum of American Art. In the winters you can also expertise your skills in skiing. Skiing is available throughout the winter in Ogunquit.

Old Orchard

Old Orchard Location Skokie, Illinois, United States
Old Orchard Coordinates 42°3′33″N 87°44′58″W
Old Orchard Opening date October, 1956
Old Orchard Developer Philip Morris Klutznick
Old Orchard Management The Westfield Group
Old Orchard Owner The Westfield Group
Old Orchard No. of stores and services 140
Old Orchard No. of anchor tenants 4
Old Orchard Total retail floor area 1.8 million ft²
Old Orchard No. of floors 1
Old Orchard Website

The Old Orchard beach is one of the most famous beaches in Maine. It is also a hub for sports freaks. The Ball Park is one of the best baseball ground in Maine. There are also many festivals which are celebrated in this city. Some of the festivals which you should not miss are the Lobster Dip, the Beerfest, the annual Greek Heritage festival and the National Baseball tournament.  There are number of indoor and outdoor activities which you can choose from. Shopping and dining are also one of the specialties of the city.