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10 Charming River Towns In Maine To Visit This Summer

Maine has over 5,000 rivers that were created by glaciers during the last ice age. With that many opportunities to find yourself riverside, it might be overwhelming to find the best places to explore. So, we’ve gathered just a few of our favorite, most lovely Maine river towns. These can be explored over a weekend, or split them up into a few weekends. Some can be found on both a river and near the ocean, so there’s lots of opportunity for enjoying the water!

For more waterfront fun in Maine, check out these restaurants located on rivers, lakes and beaches.

Michelle
Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: mstarin@onlyinyourstate.com.