15 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Grew Up Near The Maine Coast

Let’s be honest. Growing up anywhere in Maine is pretty unique and special. From friends that count as family and winters that can’t be forgotten, those who spent their childhood in other areas can’t understand. While all of Maine is dreamy, we have to argue that the coast offers a little something special. Here are just a few of the things you’ll recognize if you had the experience of growing up near the coast of Maine.

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For more coastal love, we’ve got this wonderful (and super easy!) walking trail leading to a wonderful beach in Ogunquit!