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Maine Travel Guide
you about to visit Maine, one of the prettiest places in New England?
If so, I think you will be happy you found Great-Maine-Vacations.com...
...which is my way of sharing a deep love for
to Maine, in particular!) with others.
I know about the best Maine vacation spots
and popular places to visit. And since I have called New
my home, for well over 30 years...
...living just a quick drive from the NH/ME
...I have crossed the
line, many, many times to
explore hundreds of Maine
Some might argue that I am "from away", a real
Mainer certainly would, but I'm not from too far away...
...and as a
result have "Vacationland" information to share - lots of it.
Hopefully what you have come here looking for, I
have already written about.
If not, please feel free to ask
me your Maine
...I do my best to get them answered!
This travel guide is a never-ending project, with
regular updates. I hope you Bookmark it, and the next
time you plan a Maine vacation, you visit ME first.
...the unofficial Maine Travel Guide?
Yes, that's right - this is the UNOFFICIAL Maine
I am not connected to the Maine Tourism Office, the Maine
or any local Chamber of
Nor, am I affiliated with
Maine hotels, restaurants, or travel agencies.
I'm just me, writing about great Maine vacations.
So, I thought posing as "... the OFFICIAL Maine
Guide", a bit pretentious.
But, that does NOT mean the information you find here won't be
accurate. On the contrary...
I go to great lengths to verify
each and every entry I make. However, we all know businesses
occasionally get shuttered, roads are closed, and
fees and schedules change. You get the point...
What so much territory to cover, 33,215 square
miles, there are LOTS
of things that are useful to know when planning a vacation in Maine.
Things to do in Maine
coastal vacations suggestions
- where to go whale
- what goes on at the Rockland, Maine Lobster Festival
- the best Maine destinations
- luxury and budget hotels in Maine,
and bed and breakfasts
- popular Maine
activities and events
vacations rentals can be VERY cost effective
- locating the prettiest Maine scenic drives
...and, what makes York
Beach, Maine a #1 family vacation destination.
- what time to get to Cadillac Mountain to
see sunrise - a stunning sight!
- how to get to Monhegan
- where to find Maine windjammer cruises
and sightseeing trips.
- why Maine
is for kids too!
...and, when it is the best
time of year to visit Maine.
...the Maine weather forecast,
suggestions for pet-friendly hotels, senior travel in Maine, the annul
Maine Lobster Boat Races schedule...
...the best places to visit in Maine, ideas on
where to camp and/or hike, good Maine
books - including maps, travel guides, children's books and
For swimmers and boaters - Maine
...and, for anyone who loves the ocean as much as
I do - I have a suggestion on finding the best coastal
vacation rentals, and more...
that is in the back of everyone's mind as they dream about their Maine
vacations? It's the awesome
that can't be beat, isn't it!
Surely you will be curious about the timing of lobster season in Maine...
...and if you're a novice, how
to eat Maine lobster without too much mess!
Maine Travel and Maine Tourism Information
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The Blog contains listings for fun activities
and events, news about the interesting places to visit,
seasonal happenings, and much, much more.
Thanks for visiting, I hope your
vacation in Maine is terrific!