When you see a map of the United States the first thing you notice is the coastline, and the two distictive trademarks that stand out – Maine and Florida.
Maine is the largest of the six New England States, it became the 23rd U.S. State on March 15, 1820, as part of the Missouri Compromise.
Maine is known for its coastline, and for being a producer of lobsters and blueberries.
Portland is the largest city in Maine, it consists of old and new historic landmarks.
Founded in the seventeenth century Portland is known for it’s Old Port Exchange.
Among the most historical sites in Portland is the former residence of renown writer, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
The Portland Art Museum, is full of breathtaking works of arts and artifacts from Maine’s history.
The view from Casco Bay is breathtaking; a great place to go whale watching.
In the western region of Maine there is a large mountainous region that is a skiable area.
In the North East, it’s the Sugarloaf Resort which offers an above tree line lift-service.
The Sugarloaf Mountain in the Carrabassett Valley of western Maine has a vertical drop of over 2,820 feet.
The Monhegan Plantation in Lincoln County, Maine – is about 12 nautical miles off the mainland.
It has a population of approximately 69 residents.
It’s accessible by boat from The Boothbay Harbor.
It was designated a National Natural Landmark, for its coastal and island flora in 1966.
World wide the Lobster imported from Maine – is known as “American Lobster”. Lobster from Maine is also distinguished for it’s Red shell.
Red Shell = Maine Lobster.
Maine is the largest lobster producing state in the United States.
Located in the heart of Portland on the historic waterfront, there is a superb clear cold water Fishing Community.
Known for it’s guaranteed high quality lobster – Maine Lobster.
All Lobsters from Maine come from clear cold waters.
When in Maine I strongly recommend that you find yourself a fishing Harbor; and catch the best lobster there is.
Don’t worry about preparing it, you’ll find a place – just go catch it. A big Red Shell one would be nice.
The Boothbay Harbor is a great place to Lodge, it has a coastal resort right on the water.
Great views- makes you appreciate nature and the beauty of the sea. Have you noticed that the ocean and the sea seem to meet at some point.
And it’s an ideal place for a family holiday. Stay in a cabin or lodge on the waterfront.
You can then relax on the bay, enjoy resort activities or just enjoy the local area attractions.
In Maine people eat well, so check out their restaurants and friendly atmosphere.
Old Orchard Beach is known for it’s low surf – the perfect place to take the children – let them play in the sand and build a magnificent sand castle – with minimal worries about the tie – is usually low – child friendly. But always check the local news to be sure.
Orchard Beach is also a nice place to walk the boardwalk – then sunbathe and stroll along the beach.
If you like to play golf, Maine the place – to go to – a few comfortable fields for you to tea off – afterwards you can enjoy an auto race in the Old Orchard Beach area.
Maine by no doubt is bigger than it seems, with so much to do all year round.
Start your next winter aventure skiing in Maine then come back in the summer and catch that lobster.
Year round Maine is full of history, festivals, fairs, concerts, street dances, and fireworks.
Have a great time there ……. let me know how your trip went.