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Why Famous
  • Maine has several unique geographical features.
  • The municipalities of eastport and lubec are, respectively, the easternmost city and town in the united states.
  • Maine is the most sparsely populated state east of the mississippi river. 
  • Much of maine\'s geography was created by heavy glacial activity at the end of the last ice age.
Facts Destination
  • Maine is the northernmost portion of New England and is the easternmost state in the contiguous United States.
  • bordering the atlantic ocean to the southeast.
  • It is known for its scenery- its jagged, mostly rocky coastline, its low, rolling mountains, and its heavily forested interior- as well as for its seafood cuisine, especially lobsters and clams.
Area Info
  • This area is brimming with wildlife, including moose and loons.
  • The Northwest Aroostook, Maine unorganized territory in the northern part of the state has an area of 2,668 square miles (6,910 km2) and a population of 27, or one person for every 100 square miles (260 km2).
  • Maine is equally well known for its ocean scenery, with almost 3,500 miles (5,600 km) of shoreline.
  • Maine is the most sparsely populated state east of the Mississippi River. It is called the Pine Tree State; ninety percent of its land is forested.

 

Why Visit
  • A Maine vacation offers something for everyone.
  • Popular visitor activities include boat excursions, golfing, hiking, and shopping for the work of local artists.
  • The Kennebec and Moose River Valleys region is another fantastic destination for outdoor lovers.
  • The region offers rolling hills, farms, and quaint small towns.
Best Time
  • Summer is undoubtedly the best period to visit Maine.
  • weather is extremely severe and snow very intense in winter and early spring or late autumn.
Transport

Airports:-

  • Maine receives passenger jet service at its two largest airports, the Portland International Jetport in Portland, and the Bangor International Airport in Bangor.
  • Augusta State Airport, Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport, Knox County Regional Airport, and the Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle are served by US Airways Express with small 19 to 30 seat planes.

Highways:-

  • Interstate 95 runs through Maine, as well as its easterly branch I-295.
  • U.S. Route 1 starts in Fort Kent and runs to Florida.
  • U.S. Route 2, Route 6 and Route 9 are often used by truckers and other motorists of the Maritime Provinces en route to other destinations in the United States or as a short cut to Central Canada.

Passenger:-

  • The Downeaster passenger train, operated by Amtrak, provides passenger service between Portland and Boston\'s North Station, with stops in Old Orchard Beach, Saco, and Wells.
  • Seasonal passenger excursions between Brunswick and Rockland are operated by the Maine Eastern Railroad, which leases the state-owned Rockland Branch rail corridor.

Freight:-

  • Freight service throughout the state is provided by a handful of regional and shortline carriers: Pan Am Railways (formerly known as Guilford Rail System), which operates the former Boston & Maine and Maine Central railroads, St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad, Maine Eastern Railroad; Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, and New Brunswick Southern Railway.
Precautions
  • If you aren\'t a skier or a hiker and an adept of hard outdoors sports, avoid winter .
  • November and early and mid spring, mainly if you plan to visit the interior or the North of Maine.
Lifestyle
  • In western maine, a bethel vacation rental is perfect for skiing at sunday river or taking driving, cycling, or hiking tours of the area.
  • Recreation options include hunting, fishing, canoeing, bicycling, kayaking, hiking, and in the fall, enjoying the beautiful fall foliage.
  • The down east region of maine offers rich history and countless natural wonders.