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Off to Maine Once More!

A September 2006 trip to Maine by ladyanne47

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Quote: Another opportunity to return to Maine again. Never tire of this beautiful state on the rocky eastern shore.

Off to Maine Once More!

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This was a quick four day trip to Maine to attend my brother's wedding and stay with a friend. Both bringing me to beautiful areas of interest. Early fall and a few colors changing in the trees, but still warm and sunny making for perfect weather. Driving to Maine from Upstate New York, we took the famous Route 1 just after we crossed over the bridge from New Hampshire. Route 1 is not like it used to be when it took you into and through each charming village along the coast. Now you have Route 1A that does that. Route 1 now bypasses most of the towns, but it is pleasant never the less, and a lot quicker. The main points of interest that we experienced on this particular trip were Wiscasset, Thomaston,...Read More

A-1 Diner

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A-1 Diner Photo, Gardiner, Maine
A1 Diner looks like a retro '40s and '50s Diner from the outside and it is actually built on a bridge over a stream that connects to the Kennebec River in Gardiner, Maine. But do not let that fool you, it is an oasis of healthy food, including wraps, etc. besides the normal diner food and breakfast you would expect.This is an additional report of the A1 Diner, since I have written this review, the diner has been featured on the FOOD CHANNEL NETWORK. IgoUgo has only given me a 2 star rating, but I can assure you that the diner itself is a five star treat. The food is exceptional and the cook is young and ambitious. We always stop here when we are in the area coming or going to our destinati...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 28, 2007

A-1 Diner
3 Bridge Street
Gardiner, Maine
(207) 582-4804