Things to do in Maine

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Northeast Harbor which includes a pond, forest scenes and fall colors

Maine Attractions

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Maine must see attractions

1. Acadia National Park

Travel to Maine’s rocky Mount Desert Island to visit Acadia National Park. Here you’ll find a forested wilderness overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and meet hardy northern New Englanders who welcome you to join in their community activities.
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Maine’s rugged coastline and New England culture come together in this easternmost U.S. national park on a mountainous island.

2. Ogunquit Beach

Smell the salt air and walk with the sand beneath your feet at Ogunquit Beach. The beach lies between the Atlantic Ocean and the Ogunquit River. It is within convenient walking distances from the town center. Explore its 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) of shoreline and enjoy the sea and surf.
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Collect shells, go bird watching, take a stroll on Marginal Way or simply admire the oceanfront views along Ogunquit’s beloved stretch of coastline.

3. Acadia National Park's Visitors Center

Explore Acadia National Park's Visitors Center, a popular green space in Bar Harbor, and enjoy the hiking trails. Wander the area's waterfront or simply enjoy one of its lively bars.
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Explore Acadia National Park's Visitors Center, a popular green space in Bar Harbor, and enjoy the hiking trails. Wander the area's waterfront or simply enjoy one of its lively bars.

4. Marginal Way

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Marginal Way, a popular green space in Ogunquit - Wells. Stroll along the seaside or discover the area's sunrises.
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Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Marginal Way, a popular green space in Ogunquit - Wells. Stroll along the seaside or discover the area's sunrises.

5. Perkins Cove

If you want to experience an authentic Maine fishing village, visit Perkins Cove. In this enclave of Ogunquit, located just south of the town center, explore an array of shops, restaurants and scenic walking routes.
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Just south of Ogunquit, discover a quaint fishing village full of charming shops, seafood restaurants and postcard-worthy ocean views.

6. State Theatre

The State Theatre has been a Portland icon since 1929. Today it remains one of the coolest concert venues in the city. Bringing together a mix of Spanish, Italian and Art Deco styles, plus a state-of-the-art Wurlitzer organ, balconies, paintings and gilded furnishings, it was indicative of the exuberance of the late 1920s. Though it gradually fell into disrepair, it has recently been completely transformed into an intimate 1,870-seat hall that retains many of the lavish details of the original building. Visit the State Theatre for a concert and see how the interior has a way of turning any performance into a splendid work of art.
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The beautiful mix of architectural styles, from Art Deco to Moorish, makes this newly renovated performing arts venue one of New England’s best.

7. Kittery Premium Outlets

You can search for that perfect souvenir when you visit Kittery Premium Outlets, a popular shopping spot in Kittery. Wander the seaside and beautiful beaches in the area.
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You can search for that perfect souvenir when you visit Kittery Premium Outlets, a popular shopping spot in Kittery. Wander the seaside and beautiful beaches in the area.

What to do in Maine

Free Things to Do in Maine

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Abbot Evangelical Free Church - Do a bit of quiet reflection and find out a thing or two about this site's spiritual importance.

Barrows Falls Trail - You're certain to feel connected with Mother Earth at this picturesque place.

Things to Do in Maine with Kids

Maine boasts loads of nearby fun activities for you and your kids. Our family friendly experiences will keep the gang happy for days.


 

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