There is a term in New England we are all too familiar with: “Winter is coming.” No matter what time of the year it is we know that the long winter season is looming over us. Lots of people will dread the cold temperatures, piles of snow, and short days, but that is the very thing that makes us resilient. We have braved the weather and survived another year; and we would like to suggest that winter isn’t something to dread but an opportunity. It gives us a chance to try something new and make the most of our cold months So we have compiled a list of some amazing winter day trips in Maine, to take full advantage of this winter wonderland we experience every year – just be sure to bundle up with your warmest winter essentials

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If you were to do a search for “winter day trips near me,” one of these spots would most certainly pop up at the top of the list! All of them are completely transformed in the colder months and we encourage you to bundle up and take full advantage of these great options.

What do you think of these incredible winter day trips in Maine? How many have you done? What would you add to your things to do in Maine in winter bucket list? Let us know in the comments below. 

If you’d like to explore winter hikes in and around any of these areas, you can find some great trails by going to the AllTrails website.

If you’re still in the mood for more Maine adventures, take a look at this video about Acadia National Park:

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Where can we find haunted attractions in Maine?

  • The movie version of the book “Pet Sematary” by Stephen King was filmed at haunted Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor, where creepy happenings are supposedly occurring.
  • Many paranormal activities are said to occur at Pocomoonshine Lake located in Washington County.
  • The Kennebec Arsenal in Augusta was once a facility that housed the mentally ill and its former patients are believed to haunt the property.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other haunted attractions in Maine.

Where can we find historic homes in Maine?

  • The Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Brunswick is where this famous abolitionist wrote the book, “Uncle Tom's Cabin.”
  • Castle Tucker in Wiscassett is named after the family by the same name that was prominent in the shipping industry in the early 1800s.
  • The Marrett House in Standish retains much of the furniture and room arrangements since it was built and renovated throughout the 1800s.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other interesting historic homes in Maine.

Where can we go camping in Maine?

  • Surrounding the campsites at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Powani is an extensive network of hiking trails.
  • Sebago Lake State Park in Casco is the largest in Southern Maine and features over 200 reservable and non-reservable campsites.
  • Natanis Point Campground in Chain of Ponds offers some of the best camping in the state.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other wonderful places to camping in Maine.

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