What is Maine Known For?

What is Maine Known For?

(7 Things It’s Famous For)

#1 - Lobster

Lobsters can be found in signage throughout the state and shacks serving freshly-caught lobsters line the coast.

#2 - Acadia National Park

Acadia is known for its stunning natural beauty, diversity of landscapes and is one of the most-visited national parks in the United States.

#3 - Portland

Maine’s largest city, Portland, is home to 67,000 people and is the state’s economic and cultural center.

#4 - Blueberries

Maine is the largest producer of wild blueberries in the world. The state’s acidic soil, low-nutrient bogs, and harsh climate provide ideal growing conditions for the berries.

#5 - Lighthouses

 Some of the most well-known lighthouses in Maine include the Portland Head Lighthouse, the Marshall Point Lighthouse, and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse .

#6 - “Vacationland”

The term dates back to the 19th century when the state began promoting Maine as a desirable vacation destination.

#7 - Mount Katahdin

The top of Katahdin is the starting point (or endpoint) of the 2,200-mile-long Appalachian Trail which stretches from Georgia to Maine.

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