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11 Perfect Places In Maine For People Who Hate Crowds

Maine doesn’t have the nickname, “Vacationland,” for nothing. Every year an increasing number of tourists find their way to the great white north. We can hardly blame them – with our relaxing beaches, interesting history and outdoor activities aplenty – there’s absolutely no shortage of things to do. But, for some of us, this can be a little overwhelming. With so many people sharing our love of Maine, it can be tough to find a quiet respite from the maddening crowd. If you find yourself in need of that as much as we do, check out this list of spots that are perfect for people who just can’t handle all the crowds. While you might find others there, the vibe will be quiet and relaxed.

We know some of you truly do prefer to be surrounded by people. If that’s you, check out this article about all the things you can do in Old Orchard Beach.

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: