Things to do in Maine

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If you’re coming to Maine and looking for things to do, you’ve come to the right place! This state has so much to offer so we’ll cover topics such as hiking, food, tourist attractions, and more. They call it Vacationland for a reason! It truly is a place to disconnect and reconnect with nature. Here are our personal favorite spots that we recommend:


  • Laudholm Beach
  • Seawall Beach
  • Reid State Park
  • Sandy Point Beach
  • Jasper Beach


  • Acadia National Park
  • Height of Land
  • Lily Bay State Park
  • Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
  • Moosehead Lake
  • Maine Wildlife Park (Gray)
  • Wild Blueberry Land (Columbia Falls)
  • DEW Haven – Maine Zoo and Rescue (Mt. Vernon)
  • Mt. Blue State Park
  • Sunday River Bridge
  • Roque Bluffs State Park
  • Portland Museum of Art


  • Hills & Trails
  • Moody Lords Vinyl/Vintage
  • Wicked Good Elderberry
  • The Mercantile
  • Village Flea
  • Handmade Maine


  • Fernleaf Bakery and Coffee House (Saco)
  • Taj Indian Cuisine (Portland)
  • The Holy Donut (Portland)
  • Tandem Coffee and Bakery (Portland)
  • Chaval (Portland)
  • Leeward (Portland)
  • Via Vecchia (Portland)
  • Scales (Portland)
  • The Honey Paw (Portland)
  • The Lost Kitchen (Freedom)
  • Hello Good Pie (Belgrade)
  • Le Mu Eats (Bethel)
  • Beth’s Kitchen Cafe (Bridgton)


  • Rosemont Market & Bakery (Portland)
  • Portland Food Co-op
  • Royal River Natural Foods (Freeport)
  • Bow Street Market (Freeport)
  • Morning Glory Natural Foods (Brunswick)
  • Harvest Time Natural Foods (Augusta)
  • Uncle Deans Natural Market (Waterville)
  • Good Food Store (Bethel)


  • Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
  • Cape Elizabeth
  • West Quoddy Head Lighthouse
  • Portland Head Light


  • LaVerna Preserve
  • Mt. Katahdin
  • Tumbledown Mountain
  • Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land


  • Tops’l Farm
  • Pumpkin Vine Valley Farm
  • Veggies to Table
  • Wild Grace Farm Store
  • Nezinscot Farm

We definitely recommend going camping if you can! Maine has plenty of camping opportunities, from rustic campsites in the woods to luxurious RV resorts. You can pitch a tent in one of the state parks, camp on a private island, or rent a cabin in the woods.

Don’t let the wintertime scare you away, there are plenty of activities to do such as snowmobiling, ice skating, skiing, snowboarding, ice fishing, and more. Maine is home to several ski resorts, including Sugarloaf, Sunday River, and Pleasant Mountain.

In conclusion, Maine offers a wealth of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, cultural experiences, or delicious seafood, Maine has something for everyone.

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