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The One Island Everyone In Maine Needs To Visit This Fall

There are more than 4,600 islands located off the coast of Maine. Some of these are inhabited year-round, some offer wonderful tourist activities and others are tiny and often overlooked. Each one adds to the character of Maine’s craggy coastline and, even those that cannot be visited easily, are important to our geography.

While these coastal islands feel so very Maine, many people forget about our inland islands (those located in lakes and rivers) and the ones that might not actually be islands at all. These are the ones that might feel like an island, but are actually connected by a small strip of land making them easily visited and totally worth the trip. One of our favorites is Georgetown in Sagadahoc County.

If you’re looking for more places in Maine to explore this fall, check out our fall foliage road trip to see Maine like never before.

Thanks to Debby Fowles for providing background information included in this article.

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: