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4 Incredible Weekend Getaways in Maine

 

Known as the Pine Tree State, Maine is truly a magical destination. Whether you want to take a tour of the state’s famous lighthouses, spend a weekend in pristine wooded forests, experience a trip on a real lobster boat, or take a seaside drive, Maine has a multitude of incredible getaways. The coastline is dotted with seaside towns that all offer breathtaking seaside views. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, here are four incredible destinations for a weekend getaway in Maine.

 

Kennebunkport

Known by New England residents as The Kennebunks, the panoramic ocean views are some of the best you will find on the Maine Coastline. Visitors will be delighted as the unique local boutiques and creative restaurants. The town offers visitors an abundance of bed-and-breakfasts that offer the type of charm that draws people to Maine. Visitors can walk pristine sandy beaches and enjoy a multitude of local events that draw locals and tourists year-round.

 

Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is the perfect getaway for travelers who want to enjoy the best of nature and Maine’s stunning seaside. It is located in Mount Desert Island and is also a perfect opening for visitors looking to experience nature. You can enjoy a day on the trails of Acadia National Park that wind near the coastline. Rockland is also a top destination for visitors who will enjoy taking in the historic nautical history Maine has to offer.

 

Rockland

Rockland is the perfect destination for visitors looking to experience the true outdoor experience Maine has to offer. This historic destination is touted for the small-town charm that draws visitors to the New England coast. It is the perfect destination for visitors who want to experience Maine like a local. Rockland is known for its low-key atmosphere as well as its artsy vibe and historic hot spots.

 

Portland

No list of Maine getaway hot spots would be complete without Portland. It is the biggest city in Maine and boasts some prestigious museums and historic sightseeing spots. Portland’s “Old Port” waterfront neighborhood is loaded with unique shopping, featured art exhibits, and restaurants run by chefs recognized around the country. Visitors can also leave the city and take a day trip to Casco Bay Islands and historic Cape Elizabeth.