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The forests, mountains and lakes of inland, highland Maine offer an infinity of leisure and adventure. You can even take an excursion to Québec, Canada.





Maine's capital is a small, compact city of 25,000 on the Kennebec River. Stop to admire the capitol, the Maine State Museum, and old Fort Western. More...


A well-known preparatory school, good inns and restaurants, and good skiing attract visitors to Bethel, an excellent base for visiting western Maine and New Hampshire's White Mountains. More...


Legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan is the symbol of this Maine city—but so is novelist Stephen King. More...

Moosehead Lake

Maine's largest lake has over 200 miles of shore, lots of trees and wildlife, and very few people—the perfect place to get away from it all. More...


Only 20 miles from Québec and miles away from the towns and traffic of Maine's coast, Rangeley and its lakes are the place to get away and go back to nature. More...

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

The only active Shaker community in the world invites you to visit during the summer and autumn months. More...

Sebago Lake

Mostly for those who own cottages on its shores, it has a few places that rent rooms to occasional visitors. More...

Mount Katahdin

Maine's tallest mountain is the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, and its summit the goal of every energetic New England hiker. More...

Excursion to Québec

Québec City is not in New England, not even in the USA, but it's less than a three-hour drive from Maine's Moosehead Lake, and well worth the excursion—if you have your passport with you. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan

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Mount Katahdin, Baxter State Park, Maine

Above, Mount Katahdin, highest in Maine.

Below, Fort Western at Augusta ME.

Fort Western, Augusta ME



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