New England - Maine (Chapter)
This is the Maine chapter from Lonely Planet's New England guidebook.
With more lobsters, lighthouses and charming resort villages than you can shake a stick at, Maine is New England at its most iconic. The sea looms large here, with mile upon mile of jagged sea cliffs, peaceful harbors and pebbly beaches.
- explore the cafe, bars and galleries lining the cobblestone backstreets of Portland’s 19th century Old Port district
- bag the peak of Baxter State Park’s Mt Katahdin, the end point of the 2175-mile-long Appalachian Trail
- watch the sunrise over the dramatic black cliffs of Quoddy Head State Park the easternmost point in the United States
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Southern Maine Coast, Kittery, The Yorks, Ogunquit & Wells, The Kennebunks, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Midcoast Maine, Brunswick, Bath & around, Wiscasset, Boothbay Harbor, Damariscotta & Pemaquid, Monhegan Island, Rockland, Camden & Rockport, Down East, Bucksport, Castine, Blue Hill & Blue Hill Peninsula, Deer Isle & Stonington, Isle Au Haut, Mt Desert Island & Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Further Down East, Schoodic Peninsula, Jonesport & Great Wass Island, The Machiases, Lubec, Inland Maine, Bangor, Augusta & around, Western Lakes & Mountains, Bethel, Rangeley Lake & around, North Woods, Moosehead Lake and Baxter State Park.
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