Maine Tourist Attractions

Maine Tourist Attractions

Maine Tourist Attractions

Maine is a state located in the northeastern part of the US. The Atlantic Ocean is bordered in the southeast of this state and New Hampshire is in the southwest. The northeast and the northwest sides of Maine are bordered by New Brunswick and the Canadian provinces of Quebec respectively. Maine is well known for its scenic beauty. Maine is mostly covered with its rocky coastline, undulating mountains and thick forests. Maine is one of the most attractive tourist places.

How to Reach Maine?

You can reach Maine by roadways, railways and airways from most of all US cities. The Portland International Jetport in Portland and the Bangor International Airport in Bangor are famous airports in Maine. Some of the airports in Maine serve 19 to 30 seats plane connecting with the main parts of the US. These are cost effective airplanes as anyone afford to travel with these planes. However, highways namely interstate 95 run throughout the state. There are many stations in Maine including Old Orchard Beach, Saco, and Wells providing a good railway communication throughout the state.

Maine Travel Attractions:

There are many travel attractions in Maine particularly parks, museum and galleries. Travelers need much time to complete all sight-seeing beauties in Maine. Maine should be a good travel destination for the travelers around the world. It is advisable to take nearly 10 to 15 days time for traveling enjoyment for your trip to Maine.

Some of the Most Famous Travel Spots in Maine

Acadia National Park

This park is situated in the coast of Maine. It covers nearly 48,000 acres of granite-domed mountains including woodlands, lakes and ponds, and ocean shoreline. It is one of the main attractions in Maine to get the enjoyment of the beauty of nature. You can have the great enjoyment of wildlife and plants in this park.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

It is a 2,174-mile footpath across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains. This place attracts worldwide visitors for its significant pathways. It is the place where you can get the utmost natural beauty while walking.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail Length Approx. 2179 mi (3507 km)
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Location Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Trailheads Springer Mountain, Georgia
Mount Katahdin, Maine
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Use Hiking
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Elevation Change 475,200 ft (144,841 m)
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Highest Point Clingmans Dome 6643 ft
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Lowest Point Hudson River 124 ft
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Trail Difficulty Moderate to strenuous
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Season Spring to Fall
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Sights Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Hazards Severe weather
American Black Bear
Tick-borne diseases
Mosquitos
Biting flies
Chiggers
Steep grades
Limited water
Diarrhea from water
Poison ivy
Venomous snakes

Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad

It is a scenic place to have complete entertainment with entire family. This is jointly Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad, which is one of the oldest railroads in the state. You can enjoy travelling here to get the enjoyment of oldest beauty that combines newer trendy look.

Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad Reporting Mark BML
Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad Locale Waldo County, Maine
Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad Dates of Operation 1870–2008
Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad Track Gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge)
Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad Length 33.07 miles (53.22 km)

Blackwoods Scenic Byway

This is also a scenic place, which connects two historic villages of Maine namely Franklin and Cherryfield. Travelers will have a great time to visit this place.

Funtown Splashtown USA

This is one of the famous as well as the largest water parks in the state. You will have much fun in this largest amusement park in Maine.

Lincoln Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce

This is a very beautiful place in northern part of Maine. It has incredible natural beauty for which this place accounts many numbers of visitors every year.

Maine Acadian Culture

This place is situated in a beautiful part of the region which connects the mainland of the US and Canada. The river is the main attraction in this place, which acts a vital role of attracting intention of visiting the place again and again.

Some Other Famous Places in Maine:

  • Lubec National Park
  • Calais National Park
  • Sullivan Scenic
  • Portland Theme Park
  • Stonington Arts and Craft
  • Norway Art Gallery
  • Waldoboro Museum
  • Camden Museum
  • York Beach Zoo
  • Millinocket Arts and Craft
  • South Paris Art Gallery

NB: You can visit Maine year round however, it is important to collect information before you have a trip to Maine. Visit Maine by low cost planes, which will be cost effective and speedy travel for you.

Maine Featured Attractions

Maine Featured Attraction Name Address
Ray Murphy's Chainsaw Show Hancock, Maine
7 Wonders of God Creatures Houlton, Maine
Moxie Bottle House Union, Maine
Desert of Maine Freeport, Maine
Eartha, World's Largest Rotating Globe Yarmouth, Maine
Birthplace of Paul Bunyan Bangor, Maine
Chocolate Moose Scarborough, Maine
World's Tallest Indian Skowhegan, Maine