These Are The 10 Ways You’re Doing Maine Wrong – And How To Make Them Right

One does not simply arrive in Maine and become a Mainer. It takes years of practice – from how to speak to what to eat to general mannerisms – to get things right. And that doesn’t even take into account the fact that most people won’t consider you a Mainer unless you’re not actually born here. According to some diehard Mainers, if you came into this world just across the state line in New Hampshire and moved to Maine just a few months later, you’ll always be “from away.” But, that’s okay. We’re happy to have you. As long as you’re doing things right. Here are a few of the ways you might be missing the mark and how to do Maine right so that you blend right in.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For an extra dose of Maine pride, check out these 12 sentences perfectly sum-up life in Vacationland. Longtime Mainers will recognize them all!