Trying to describe Maine is like trying to describe the perfect three course meal: No matter how good you make it sound or plan it out, you always manage to leave an important element out. The state is more diverse than many may realize. There's as much for beachgoers and skiers and snowboarders as there is for gourmands and intrepid nature explorers. As the locals would put it, it's just a "wicked pretty" place. Read more
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Maine's natural beauty has inspired everyone from Winslow Homer to Stephen King (although there are no sinister clowns here...that we know of). During the summer, tourists flock to the rugged, lighthouse-dotted coastline made up of sharp rock cliffs and sandy beaches with striking views of offshore islands. Campers and hikers flock to Acadia National Park (the only National Park in New England) which has over 47,000 acres of untouched forest, coastline, mountains and lakes. During the winter months, Maine's winter resorts (including Sugarloaf and Sunday River) open for droves skiers and snowboarders.