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15 Things That Nobody Ever Mentions When They Talk About Maine

When people talk about Maine, it tends to be a lot of the things you’d expect. Lots of lobster, some love for lighthouses and, of course, recommendations for things to do on our beautiful coast. All of these things are magnificent, but we all know there’s more to it. While Mainers are proud of what we’re known for, there are some things conspicuously absent from conversation. Some of these are missing because they simply don’t exist in Maine, others get overshadowed by more “Maine” things. Either way, here is a list of things you may have noticed are missing from conversations about Vacationland.

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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: