Welcome to Maine!
Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Maine is known for its mostly rocky coastline, its low, rolling mountains, its heavily forested interior and picturesque waterways in addition to its seafood cuisine of lobsters and clams. The lease densely populated state east of the Mississippi River with nearly 90% of its land being uninhabited forest land. Along the 230 miles of coastland are lighthouses, beaches, fishing villages, and thousands of offshore islands.
Winters are cold and snowy throughout the state while summers are warm and humid. Commercial fishing remains a mainstay of the state’s economy while tourism and outdoor recreation are quickly playing an increasingly important role with its sport fishing and hunting.
From its rock bound shores, multitude of offshore islands and majestic mountains, Maine will definitely exceed your expectations. It is an outdoor wonderland waiting to be explored.
Major cities in Maine include Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Auburn, Biddeford, and Augusta.