Maine USA Attractions
Maine USA has been known for its delicious seafood cuisines most especially lobsters and clams. This state has also been considered as one of the safest state in US. It has all the seasons and you can enjoy and do a lot of things for every season. For the season of fall, you can do leaf peeping, shell collecting, hiking, hunting, fairs, and festivals. For the season of winter, you can enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, dog sledding and ice skating. For the season of spring and summer, get to see wild flowers, do hiking, explore the beaches, camping, fishing, and plan a wildlife tour. Buy your loved ones with fresh flowers in Maine Flower Delivery.
Nicknames: “The Pine Tree State” and “Vacation Land”
Motto: I Lead, I Guide, I Direct (Latin word is Dirigo)
Official Language: English and French
Time Zone: Eastern: UTC -5/-4
Capital City: Augusta
Largest City: Portland
Largest Metro: Portland, South Portland, Biddeford
Religion: Catholic Church, Protestant, United Methodist Church, United Church of Christ, Evangelical Protestants
Tourist Attractions and Destinations or Tourist Spots in Maine, USA
1. Acadia National Park – This has been considered as the biggest attraction in Maine. This park has very nice scenery, cliffs, hiking and carriage trails, great place for rock climbing and biking. Entrance fees are only collected from May 1 to October 31 at d dollars only.
2. Down east Maine Lighthouses – there are 26 lighthouses that you can explore.
3. Mount Desert Oceanarium and the Lobster Hatchery – This is open from mid-May to October, from 9 am to 5 pm and closes only on Sundays. You get to learn more about oceans and lobsters.
4. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – it has beautiful scenery that has a café that you can enjoy. Entrance fee is 12 dollars for adults and 6 dollars for kids aged 3 to 17 years old.
5. Boothbay Railway Village – this place has an old style steam engine train, antique cars, museums and shops.
6. Fort Williams Park – experience picnic with your family and take pictures.
7. Portland Head Lighthouse – museum and gift shops.
8. Freeport Outlet Malls and L. L. Bean store – shopaholics will love this store since this store never closes.
9. Victoria Mansion – you get to see a pre-civil war era architecture and interior design.
10. Southern Maine Beaches (Old Orchard Beach, Scarborough, etc.)
11. Marginal Way Walking Path – you get to walk high up above the ocean that has benches wherein you can sit and relax.
12. Walker’s Point – this is the famous summer home of Bush who is the former president of USA.