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13 Reasons Why Small Town Maine Is Actually The Best Place To Grow Up

Growing up in small town Maine means close friends and family are always nearby. It’s warm lights coming from the homes of neighbors after the sun has gone down on summer nights. It’s familiar, it’s beautiful and more importantly, it’s home. Some people think that growing up in a city means a better life, but we’d argue that we got everything we could have wanted and more growing up in small town Maine. Here are 13 reasons why we’ll take small town Maine over the big city any day.

What do you think is the best place to grow up? A big, bustling city or lovely, rural Maine?

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: