Mainers are proud to claim Paul Bunyan lore! Standing proudly at 31 feet tall, this statue of the lumberjack legend has been a local landmark for more than half a century in downtown Bangor.
Paris—15 miles, China—94 miles, Sweden—25 miles, Mexico—37 miles…just another day in small-town Maine! You’ll definitely want to pull over for this uniquely Maine experience.
At the Penobscot Narrows Observatory Bridge, the tallest in the world, you can see mountains, lakes, and Penobscot Bay from 420 feet above the river.
Think Acadia National Park is all crowds? Not on Isle au Haut (pronounced eye-la-HO), a remote section of the park on an island you have to take a mail boat to get to!
Maine is the kind of place where you could stumble across a jam and jelly shop with a sculpture village made of found objects. Or is it a living history museum? A place where the Old West meets the Mississippi Delta meets Maine island life?
West Quoddy Head Lighthouse is off the beaten path in Maine, but worth the drive to visit the only candy-striped lighthouse in the United States and the easternmost point in the continental U.S.
Maine is the only place on the East Coast with the rare tidal falls! There are 8 places you can see the rapids reverse as the tide changes—sometimes waves, whirlpools, and “waterfalls” form as well.