11 Perfect Places In Maine For People Who Hate Crowds

Maine doesn’t have the nickname, “Vacationland,” for nothing. Every year an increasing number of tourists find their way to the great white north. We can hardly blame them – with our relaxing beaches, interesting history and outdoor activities aplenty – there’s absolutely no shortage of things to do. But, for some of us, this can be a little overwhelming. With so many people sharing our love of Maine, it can be tough to find a quiet respite from the maddening crowd. If you find yourself in need of that as much as we do, check out this list of spots that are perfect for people who just can’t handle all the crowds. While you might find others there, the vibe will be quiet and relaxed.

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/

We know some of you truly do prefer to be surrounded by people. If that’s you, check out this article about all the things you can do in Old Orchard Beach.