With the crisp air of autumn comes the chance to experience a quintessential fall weekend in Maine. For starters, you’ll be amazed at the glorious colors on display across the state. From quiet coastal villages to lakeside golf courses to scenic mountain passes, Maine offers a variety of settings for nature’s brilliant show. Another fall favorite is heading to an orchard for apple picking and a glass of cider fresh from the press. Or perhaps do a little fly fishing at one of our famous rivers. And be sure to leave some time for antiquing. A one-of-a-kind treasure is the perfect souvenir from your trip to Maine.
From the first hint of spring through the lazy days of summer, Maine is an outdoor wonderland. You can explore the coast, mountains, woods, rivers and lakes by kayak, bike or seaplane. Spot a majestic moose while camping or hiking. Relax at one of our sandy beaches. Board a boat for whale and puffin watching. Get to know the locals at a summer festival. Savor the ocean’s bounty at a Maine lobster bake. Tee off at a lakeside course. Or indulge in wild blueberry pie. Summer in Maine is everything you’d expect and so much more.
Winter is the season when Maine truly sparkles. Whether you take in the beauty from the back of a horse-drawn sleigh or set out on snowshoes, there are many ways to enjoy our winter wonderland. You can ski and ride on some of the best slopes in the East. Explore the beautiful countryside on pristine cross-country and snowmobile trails. Celebrate the holidays by visiting lighthouses decked out in Christmas lights. Discover quaint shops in snow-covered villages. Or just snuggle by the fire with a mug of steaming cocoa. So the next time you’re thinking of a cozy winter getaway, think Maine.