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These 15 Beautiful Sunrises in Maine Will Have You Setting Your Alarm

As the easternmost state in the contiguous US, Maine knows how to do a sunrise. Want to see one over a beautiful bay? We’ve got that. From a gorgeous mountain, instead? We’ve got that, too! Oh, you’d prefer to see one while you sip coffee on your moored sailboat? Yep, we’ve even got that. Check out these beautiful sunrises in Maine and think about skipping the snooze button more often.

And York, don’t think we didn’t notice that you took up three spots on our list. Either York has the most photogenic sunrises in Maine, or the York photographers are the earliest risers. Where’s the best place you’ve seen the day dawn in Maine? Don’t forget to share your photos with us so we can share them on Only in Maine’s Facebook page!

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: