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13 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Maine

So, you’ve finally made the decision to make your summer vacation a permanent state of affairs. Congratulations! First, you’ll need to make sure you have good tires. Since you’re used to summers here, you may not be prepared for our road conditions during the other 10 months of the year. There’s more you might not expect when moving to Maine. Here’s a list of just a few things you should remember.

What other advice would you give to folks moving to Maine? Try to be nice. “Stay home” is not the sort of advice we’re looking for. Take it to our Facebook page for more conversation.

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: