Visiting Maine

It’s no wonder that Maine is called the Pine State. Home to renowned Acadia National Park - the only national park in New England - the state is replete with natural wonders and amazing coastal vistas. Visitors arrive year-round to enjoy rocky beaches, smooth skiing, and lobster feasts. Visit the historic shipbuilding town of Kennebunkport, or peruse the Arts District of Portland, packed with galleries and museums like the Portland Art Museum. Once you’ve had your fill, head over to the historic Old Port neighborhood, known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century buildings and the best nightlife in the city.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing ... Read More
It’s no wonder that Maine is called the Pine State. Home to renowned Acadia National Park - the only national park in New England - the state is replete with natural wonders and amazing coastal vistas. Visitors arrive year-round to enjoy rocky beaches, smooth skiing, and lobster feasts. Visit the historic shipbuilding town of Kennebunkport, or peruse the Arts District of Portland, packed with galleries and museums like the Portland Art Museum. Once you’ve had your fill, head over to the historic Old Port neighborhood, known for its cobblestone streets, 19th century buildings and the best nightlife in the city.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Maine

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Searching for my grandmother

Written by zabelle on 16 Jun, 2013

I grew up knowing that Brunswick, Maine was where my grandmother went to work when she was only 12 years old and she worked there for 15 years. She came over 300 miles from her village in Quebec to help out her family. I found…Read More


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What Were We Doing There?

Written by bledpub on 30 Sep, 2009

Kennebeunkport, MaineWe knew that we wanted to go to Maine. After all, we were staying in Boston for well over a week and after a few days we knew that we would have to get out of the city. However, knowing where to go was…Read More


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Back in Maine

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

Friday, August 24th:Well, today we were supposed to go to Acadia, as our previous trip was rained out, but the weather was once again determined to stop my trip, it was raining all day. We relaxed instead and did some laundry, worked on my…Read More


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Back to Maine We Go

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

We were up around 9, though we had been shooting for 8. Our ferry was leaving the dock around 1pm, so after breakfast at our usual place, we wandered towards the ferry. Or, what we thought was the ferry – the GPS insisted…Read More


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Digby Scallops, Yum!

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

Breakfast was tasty, made by Debby and cheerfully served by Jamie. He made his scones (with candied fruit, as you find in fruitcake) and they were absolutely delicious. And I’m picky about my scones! There were homemade jams of crabapple, peach and…Read More


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Lobster Traps and Pictou Harbor

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

We woke fairly early, but decided not to go exploring the Citadel this morning as we had originally planned. We did discover that last night’s dinner was charged four times on the credit card. However, the waitress had said she’d had some problems…Read More


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Peggys Cove

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

Today we travel to Halifax. We wandered around a bit, looking for a drug store in vain. We did find a topless dancing place next to a Catholic School – no wait, no lines, come right in! Armed with our GPS (changed…Read More


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To Moncton We Will Go!

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

We woke up early to get on the road, as it was a long drive to Moncton. However, we ended up getting on the road around 8:30am, which was pretty good. Breakfast was at Tim Horton’s, and gave us the caffeine fix to…Read More


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Early Morning Moose Hunt - in Vain

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

Up early early early! Crack of dawn, here we come! I was up at a quarter to 5 to trek up to Moosehead Lake. I wanted to see a moose, and this was the best chance I had, so off we went.…Read More


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Deer and Bridges

Written by Green Dragon on 18 Nov, 2008

This morning we broke our fast at a northern US fixture, Tim Horton’s. They need one of these in Gainesville, seriously! Great bagels, divine iced cappuccino (and I normally don’t like coffee), donuts, breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, good old-fashioned recipes. Evidently Wendy’s…Read More


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