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    Updated on Feb 6, 2019. Posted on Aug 12, 2015

    38 Awesome Things You Should Do When You Go To Maine

    It's called Vacationland for a reason, people.

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    1. Drive to the top of Cadillac Mountain.

    2. Try "The Godmother" sandwich at The Good Life Market in Raymond.

    3. Spend an afternoon wandering through the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

    4. Pick out four (or fourteen) treats at Little BIGS.

    5. Make friends with a goat at the Fryeburg Fair.

    6. Spend a few nights camping on Hermit Island.

    7. Head to Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth to get a lobster roll at Bite Into Maine.

    8. Watch the sun set over Sebago Lake.

    9. Take a class at Stonewall Kitchen's Cooking School.

    10. Go cross country skiing (or snowshoeing) at Pineland Farms.

    11. Eat so many flavorful brussels sprouts at Blue Rooster Food Co. that you *become* a giant brussels sprout.

    12. Wander around the Yarmouth Clam Festival searching for Steamer the clam.

    13. Browse through the wares at the Big Chicken Barn in Ellsworth.

    14. Buy a box of ridiculously cute cookies at 3 Dogs Cafe in Rockport.

    15. Venture to Bridgton to see a movie at the Magic Lantern...

    16. ...or the Bridgton Twin Drive-In Theatre.

    17. Hike to a "secret" beach.

    18. Take a tour of Victoria Mansion.

    19. Go canoeing (or tubing) down the Saco River.

    20. If you're feeling adventurous, go rafting with Northeast Whitewater.

    21. Get a dozen delicious doughnuts at Frosty's in Brunswick.

    22. Cool down with some ice cream from Willard Scoops.

    23. Take your dog for a stroll on Mackworth Island.

    24. Pay tribute to the giant Bean boot at the L.L. Bean flagship store in Freeport.

    25. Get a couple of slices at OTTO Pizza in Portland for dinner.

    26. Then get a chocolate cork at Standard Baking Co. for dessert.

    28. Meet a moose at Baxter State Park.

    29. Take a ferry ride through Casco Bay.

    30. Go apple picking at Pietree Orchard in Sweden.

    31. Take a dip in Lawson's Quarry.

    32. Celebrate rural living and organic food at the Common Ground Country Fair.

    33. Have a bowl of chowder at Schutty's.

    34. Climb the Burnt Meadow Mountain trail on an autumn day and gaze at the changing foliage.

    35. Paddle through Scarborough Marsh in a canoe.

    36. Eat breakfast at Home Kitchen Cafe in Rockland.

    37. Have a few drinks on the Allagash Brewing Company tour.

    38. Finally, make the trek up to Columbia Falls to see the World's Largest Blueberry.

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