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Step into Maine and You'll Know You Have Arrived


From the iconic lighthouses perched along sparkling bays to Portland’s cobblestone streets boasting award-winning restaurants, Maine offers unique year-round experiences for everyone. Visit world-class art museums. Enjoy the tastes of Maine from a famous lobster shack to fine dining. Enjoy one of our many ski lodges or spot moose with a Maine guide in the northern wilderness.

Whether you are looking for a peaceful retreat or a fun-filled family experience, the Maine Tourism Association will guide you with the information and resources you need to plan an unforgettable trip.

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  • Maine is 90 percent forest, with a coastline that, if stretched out, would reach to California.  That means you could spend a lifetime exploring the state and never for one second be bored. You better start exploring, there is a lot to see.

  • Though moose are impressive and definitely worth seeing when you’re in Maine, the state is home to so many other amazing animals. Everything from black bears and bobcats found in the vast wilderness, to loons calling on the lakes.

  • With a rich history and deep cultural roots, Maine has plenty to do for any history-buff or art enthusiast. Explore attractions and historical landmarks.

  • From Portland’s award-winning chefs to the local’s favorite lobster shacks, Maine cuisine has something to offer everyone. Fairs like the Yarmouth Clam Festival, the Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland and the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival provide fun opportunities to experience local…

  • Looking for a souvenir or gift to commemorate your trip to Maine? Maine is home to a bounty of flea markets and antique shops, outlet stores, malls and upscale boutiques. Take advantage of the many unique crafts and handmade or locally-produced gifts you’ll find in Maine.

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