Vacationers and visitors will discover an impressive and surprising array of activities and natural beauty in Maine. There is truly something for everyone. Maine is divided into "Regions" in the GUIDE, and each Region has its own characteristics and allure. Whether you seek a faster-paced vacation with lots of activities and attractions nearby, or a slower-paced relaxing vacation just enjoying nature and scenery - Maine has it all.
Geographical differences around the state are impressive. Maine's 3478 mile coastline is a major attraction and a vista of sandy beaches contrasted by the rugged rockbound shoreline. Here you will discover coves and harbors and the towns and villages of coastal Maine that are as diversified as the coast itself. Traveling Coastal U.S. Route 1 from Kittery to Eastport - with stops along the way - would be a vacation experience to remember while discovering the magnificent beauty of the coast as well as the incredible contrasts.
A number of popular areas have been mentioned in providing this overview of Maine. A sense of the state's geographical and commercial contrasts is evident. Not included are many towns and noteworthy points of interest and side trips. Wherever you may choose as a destination, you should have the vacation of a lifetime. Here you may truly get "out of the rush" if you choose, and just enjoy some quality peace and quiet.