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Make a holiday rental apartment or home in Maine, New England your home away from home

Maine is a beautiful region of New England on the east coast of the USA, with some remarkably beautiful countryside and rich wildlife. The state is an impossibly beautiful place, with huge forests, full of nature and intrigue, and a coastline which will amaze even the most seasoned of travellers. The pace of life from a holiday home in Maine can be as hectic or as leisurely slow as you wish, but once you take a Maine holiday rental, you will never want to leave. Maine, New England is the last real wilderness on the east coast of America.

Things to do in Maine, New England

Maine is one of those destinations where activity is optional! Many wonderful holidays can be spent simply taking in the scenery, enjoying long, leisurely lunches in the many exquisite restaurants found throughout the state, or simply enjoying the skills of Maine’s opera, theatre and orchestra performances. The regular agricultural fairs are a great day out too, occurring throughout the state and on a regular basis.

However, if you would prefer to really discover the beauty and majesty of Maine, there are a vast range of activities to choose from. The great outdoors are simply outstanding in Maine, with amazing creatures thriving in the forests, caves, rivers and woods of the Maine countryside. Moose are among the most treasured sightings in Maine, and there are a great range of safaris and wildlife reserves in which to see these majestic beasts. Also high on the list are puffin along the East coast and whales, which feed just 20 miles of the Maine coast. The finest whale watching excursions leave from Bar Harbor, although there will be plenty of opportunities to go whale watching from any of the self catering Maine holiday homes on offer.

Hiking and mountain biking holidays in Maine are particularly popular, but for those staying in Maine accommodation along the coast, there are some wonderful kayaking and canoe trails to enjoy. Kayaking along the gently flowing rivers of Maine is an unbeatable experience, giving you perfect peace and an unrivalled chance to get close to nature and spot wildlife. The rivers are also famed throughout New England as some of the best fishing rivers you can find. There are more trout caught from Maine homes than are caught in the rest of the eastern states put together.

Golfing holidays to Maine, New England are particularly popular too, as there are a great range of spectacular golf courses, especially along the coastline, and arranging a tee-off time never poses a problem for visitors.

During the winter months, Maine is transformed into a winter wonderland where the tracks of skis and snowboards can be seen marking the which mountain peaks. The ski resorts of Maine are immaculately cared for, providing excellent skiing for every member of the family, from the expert to the first time skier.

Places to visit on holiday in Maine, New England

Boothbay Harbor is a quintessential Maine holiday destination. The famous Maine lobsters are in good supply in Boothbay Harbor, and the town is one of the finest places to sample Maine’s most famous export. Sailing and fishing are also particularly good from a Maine villa too.

Western Maine is a region of mountains and lakes. The summer months see Western Maine as a haven of activity and excitement in the great outdoors, with endless walking, mountain biking and nature trails to be enjoyed. The lakes are ideal for a refreshing swim, many water sports and even fishing. During the winter, Western Maine is a ski destination of the highest quality.

Cheap flights to Maine, New England

Bangor International Airport (BGR) doesn’t receive any direct flights from the UK, but there are many connections from other, larger American airports.

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                                                                                                    Cottage #138154vb
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                                                                                                      Lodge #918886vb
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