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.

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