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Known for its culinary delights, inspiring art and live music, the heart of Maine’s largest city is an exciting location.
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Explore the cobblestone streets in Portland’s historic district, which combines a wealth of history with a thoroughly modern city experience.
The ample dining options and captivating waterfront views are top of the list for many visitors to Portland Arts District. A stop by Cross Insurance Arena or Port City Music Hall might round out your trip.
While there might not be top attractions in Pemaquid Point, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park and Pemaquid Beach Park.
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While visiting Ocean Point, you might make a stop by sights like Grimes Cove Beach and Linekin Bay.
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When all the bays and coves along Maine’s ocean front are included in measurement, its coastline stretches to 3,500 miles (6,500 kilometers). Drive, bike or hike along this craggy shore and find spectacular ocean vistas around every corner. Visit the red-and-white-striped West Quoddy Head Light in Lubec to watch the dawn from the easternmost point of the United States.
Explore Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, a large granite boulder rising out of the Atlantic Ocean. Drive or climb up Cadillac Mountain to hear a park ranger share stories under the stars. Hike around the rocky coastline or put on your wetsuit and snorkel or scuba dive in the Atlantic waters. Visit the mainland in Bar Harbor for good food and fun shopping.
Visit Portland for cultural activities. Attend a play or concert at Merrill Auditorium. Tour the Portland Museum of Art for local and international art.
Shoppers flock to Freeport, one of the original outlet centers in the U.S. Here famous brands sell factory seconds at discount prices. Go to L.L. Bean, not just to shop for adventure gear, but for its Outdoor Discovery School, where you can learn to kayak, canoe or fly fish.
Mt. Katahdin is the start or end point of the 2,180-mile (3,508-kilometer) Appalachian Trail stretching from central Maine to Georgia. Climb to the 5,258-foot (1,603-meter) peak in June or July after the trail is clear of snow to start the 3-month hike or cheer on other hardy trekkers. Explore the peaceful forests in the more than 200,000 acres (81,000 hectares) of the surrounding Baxter State Park.
Maine is known for its lobster boils, neighborly events that bring out the whole community many towns have one or more each summer. Enjoy local clams, corn and freshly caught lobster steamed in giant pots and served with melted butter. Have lobsters packed on ice to take with you or be shipped to your home so you can savor the flavor while you remember your Maine visit.
If you’re seeking fall foliage, winter cross-country skiing, springtime fishing, or summery beach days, a Maine vacation is just what you need. Make your trip planning easier by booking a Maine vacation package online with Expedia; you’ll save more when you bundle your hotel and flight or car rental together. And remember, you can also get a Maine all-inclusive vacation package if you are interested!
Check out Mount Desert Island vacation packages for the perfect hiking trip, Ogunquit vacation packages for stunning sandy beaches, or vacation packages in Bangor for a historic small-town experience. When you book your Maine vacations with Expedia, you’ll have access to some of the best hotels in the state, amazing deals, and one of the biggest inventory for flights and car rentals around, all in one place.
The gateway to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine, is the ideal location for adventurers and those who want a relaxing getaway. Glide along Frenchman Bay in rented kayaks, book a puffin and whale watching cruise (don’t forget your binoculars!), or hike one of the many coastal trails. Find your calm with yoga in the park or book a spa treatment at one of the beautiful harbor hotels. Expedia offers Bar Harbor, Maine, vacation packages for all types of travelers. Bundle your travel reservations along with hotel rooms for extra package discounts!
No matter which part of Maine you visit, you’ll find activities to entertain the whole crew. Check out Expedia’s Maine family vacation packages and car rentals in Maine that fit your budget. Visit York’s Wild Kingdom or the Maine Wildlife Park, take an easy hike to Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, or ride the Ferris Wheel at Old Orchard Beach. Portland, Maine, is a popular spot for adults and kids to explore: Discover Maine’s oldest lighthouse, ride the ferry to Peaks Island, and, in the winter, snowshoe along nearby trails. Book one of our family hotels & resorts in Maine, making for the perfect home-base on your family adventure.
No trip to Maine is complete without eating fresh lobster, or better yet, fishing fresh lobster. Book a vacation package in Maine and hop on one of the many lobster boat tours available in most coastal towns and finish it off with a lobster feast. Or check out some of Maine’s most famed restaurants serving the freshest lobster—whether fine dining or casual joints. Have a look at our activities in Maine and add some fun to your trip! You can also check out our Maine coast travel guide for more lobster-eating inspiration.