Maine, USA


Maine roughly parallel to the Atlantic Ocean from Florida to the Canadian border. Maine is known for its natural beauty, including Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island. Because of its mountains, national and state parks and nearly 3,500 miles of coastline, tourists from around the world flock to Maine through the four seasons to fish, kayak, hike or simply to enjoy getting out in the wilderness.

Most visitor come to Maine's Southern Coast for the beaches. History is big business in the southern coastal town of York.



Southern Maine's sand beaches surrender to rockbound peninsulas in Portland, the state's largest city. Portland feels more like a small town, it has good food scene, overall lifestyle, outdoor recreation options and healthful environment.

North of Portland, broad river-fed bays framed by rocky, seaward-reaching fingers of land, dotted with fishing harbors and summer colonies, shape he coastline. Freeport is a shopping destination, while Brunswick is a culture hub.

The lakes and mountains of western Maine and the hills and waterway of the Kennebec River Valley are the seedbed of many o love affair with Maine, often rooted in childhood memories of summer camp or family fishing trips.