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13 Photos That Prove Rural Maine Is The Best Place To Live

While it’s true that our cities get most of the outside attention, we know that Maine’s hinterlands are what make our state great. From Piscataquis County to Aroostook, here are 13 photos to share with your friends from away to prove that Maine is more than just Portland and the coast. And, if you’re from one of our larger cities, get out and explore the land nearby. As these photos will prove, in some cases, there are “rural” feels just beyond our city limits.

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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: